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Oiwan Lam · April, 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 April, 2012

China: Kim Jong-Un Photoshop meme

Michael Ardaiolo from Shanghaiist has collected a set of photoshop meme circulated via Weibo in China on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

China: A Hiker's Guide to Xinjiang

Josh from Xinjiang – Far West China blogs about his hiking experience in Xinjiang. He also gives very useful tips for hikers.

China: Populist Politics in China

Mary Ann O'Donnell from Shenzhen Noted blogs about her conversation with a friend about Chongqing former mayor Bo Xilai's populist politics which might have undermined the one-party political system.

China: The Heroine Behind Chen Guangcheng's Escape Arrested

He Peirong, a Chinese activist who helped blind lawyer and civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng escape his house arrest has herself now been detained.

China and Hollywood: A Toxic Mix?

Dan Harris from China Law Blog highlights the recent discussion on Hollywood's direct investment in China and bribery scandals.

China: State Owned Enterprises

Ministry of Tofu translated an infographic comparing the status of state-owned enterprises with the private-owned enterprises in China.

China: Toxic Medicine Capsules Dumped into Open Sewage

Upon the unveiling of the toxic medicine capsules scandal, a large quantity of empty medicine capsules was dumped into an open sewer ditch in Zhengzhou city, Henan province. (more from...

China: Reactions to TV Ban on Japanese Porn Star, Sola Aoi

Chinese netizens are frustrated by the government's ban stopping Japanese porn star Sola Aoi from appearing in television shows. To show their support, they displayed a slogan at a Guangzhou...

Multinational Companies’ China Market

ChinaHush translated a local feature report looking into the significance of China market to different multinational companies.

China and Hong Kong: 2010-2020 Shenzhen Comprehensive Plan

Mary Ann O'Donnell looks into the 2010-2020 Shenzhen Comprehensive Plan which shows how Hong Kong and Shenzhen would be integrated in the next 10 years.

Discussion on the Draft of China's Film Industry Promotion Law

China law blog has an article looking into the draft of the China's Film Industry Promotion Law which has been in process for years. The writers explain the potential controversy...

China: Crackdown on Large Dogs Again

The city of Harbin in northeastern Heilongjing province in China has enforced a new regulation that prohibits residents from raising dogs which are over 50 cm tall and 70 cm...

China: What is Causing the Death of Endangered Finless Porpoises?

More than a dozen corpses of the Finless Porpoise, a species even more rare than the Giant Panda, have been found in Dongting Lake in Hubei and Hunan provinces since...

China: Feminist Questions ‘Date NGO Girls’ Charity Event

A nonprofit organization that supports the development of NGOs recently introduced a charity event in Beijing to help young female NGO staffers to find their marriage match. However, prominent feminist...

Chinese Africans in Hong Kong

The Republic of the Gambia has no consulate in Hong Kong. But the city has a population of Mainland Chinese Gambian passport holders seeking residency in HK via the Capital...

China: The Uyghur Question

China Matter has an article discussing the best strategy for political groups to save the Uyghur identity, culture and spirit. The blogger believes that violence is not the way.

China: Social Mediascape

Michael Hurwitz of ChinesePod gave a very clear introduction of the Chinese social mediascape to encourage foreigners to interact with Chinese netizens. (via Tea Leaf Nation)

China: Firmly support CCP Central Committee

Alia from Offbeat China explains the political background of the new Internet meme “Firmly support CCP Central Committee”.

China: Premarital Sex

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated a local feature report on a survey about premarital sex in which more than 70% respondents states that they have had their first sexual experience before...

China: Bo Xilai's Scandals

Former Chongqing leader Bo Xilai's corruption scandal and his wife's suspected murder of Neil Heywood topped today's news headline. Yet Chinese authorities still forbid netizens to discuss about the incident...

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