Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from August, 2013
Democrats in Hong Kong are planning to occupy the city center and struggle for universal suffrage. Martin Luther King's civil disobedience campaign serves as their inspiration.
Authorities have been slow to do anything about the elaborate and illegal constructions, including one rooftop villa in Beijing that resembles a lush green mountaintop.
Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson asked in Sina Weibo, China's most popular social media platform, “Who is the best fighter in China?”. A follower said Cheng-guan, China's urban law enforcement officers, who are notorious for managing the street by beating up street vendors. More from Offbeat China.
Pro-Beijing groups and the Hong Kong government are going after a school teacher who swore at police officers as they allowed a group of Falun Gong protesters to be harassed.
Egypt’s bloody crackdown on August 14 reminded many Chinese of the Tiananmen massacre in 1989. Many condemned the violent crackdown and applauded the courage of the Egyptian people to fight for democracy. But some saw the current chaos in Egypt as a result of a blind promotion of Western-style democracy....
Hong Kong's fishermen have bore witness to the negative effects of Hong Kong's push to expand by filling in land from the surrounding ocean.
The guideline set boundaries not to be crossed when it comes to discussion of law, socialism, the state's interests, the rights of the people, and morality.
A recent sex scandal involving two top Shanghai judges was exposed by a businessman Ni Peiguo who believes one of the judges was unfair in a ruling of a corporate suit that Ni was involved in. He took revenge of his financial loss by following the judge for a year...
China Digital Times has collected another case on the spying of WeChat message, a smartphone messaging application and is now the world’s fifth most popular one. The latest case shows that the police is actively spying on a reporting group that shares news information.
Sophie Lu from Tea Leaf Nation joined the discussion about the recent controversy over mainland Chinese Tourists’ destructive and illegal behaviors when diving in Paracel Islands.
China's political term "foreign forces" has been reimagined by Chinese netizens to criticize domestic corruption rather than foreign intervention.