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Oiwan Lam · January, 2012

a media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. my chinese writings are in inmediahk.net and my twitter account is @oiwan.

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from January, 2012

China: A review of the new high-speed rail between Shenzhen and Guangzhou

China: The legacy of Wukan

China: US60,000 Per Month Postpartum Recovery Service

China: Girl and Boyfriend Rental for Chinese Lunar New Year

China: Redpad for Government Official Only

China: Kashgar’s City

Questions for China’s democracy opponents

China: Tibet Burns, But Where Are the Chinese Public Intellectuals?

Since 2009, there have been at least 17 Tibetan self-immolation incidents in China. The public discussion about Tibetan protests is dominated by state controlled media, while those who usually speak...

China and Hong Kong: Train Scuffle Ignites Cross-Border Fury

A passenger scuffle over mainland Chinese tourists eating food on a train in Hong Kong, is the latest of a series of cross-border controversies between China and Hong Kong, amidst...

Three trends on China’s internet in 2011

China: Prostituting to Defend Sex Workers’ Rights

After witnessing a police raid on a low-end brothel, one feminist activist has offered pro bono sex services in support of her sisters, using the experience also to make a...

What it means to be “Chinese” in Hong Kong

China: What is inside Spring Festival passengers’ bags?

Serial killers in China

China: Transformation Snare

China: Promoting democracy means more than exposing darkness

Hong Kong: Protest Against Luxury Brand to Defend Local Identity

A recent video showing a Dolce & Gabbana security guard telling a local Hong Kong resident that photographs of the store cannot be taken from the outside sidewalk, while wealthy...

China 2011: From Jasmine Crackdowns to Grassroots Uprisings

From the crackdowns on any Jasmine revolution and grassroots uprisings, to debates about future development models, 2011 was another eventful year for China. Oiwan Lam rounds up.

China: What do Chinese people envision as the best life?

China: Street Children

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