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Oiwan Lam · October, 2013

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 October, 2013

31 October 2013

Ballett Dortmund's Red Dream Ballet Censored in Hong Kong

Scenes and images related to the Cultural Revolution were removed abruptly before and after Ballett Dortmund's Red Dream opening performance in Hong Kong.

China: Photoshop Propaganda Explained

Halloween Costume with Chinese Character

23 October 2013

Chinese Newspaper Defies Censors, Publishes Front-Page Call for Journalist's Release

Reporter Chen Yongzhou was detained by police after the publication of his numerous investigative reports on the business practices of a large Chinese construction company.

Three Lessons on Dating in China

19 October 2013

Viral Video Compares Chinese Top Leaders to Kung Fu Masters

Viral video in China: What kind of leaders do you want? American idols or Kungfu masters?

17 October 2013

Arbitrary TV License Decision Undermines Hong Kong Freedom of Speech

Hong Kong people believe that the government screened out a new free-to-air Television competitor due to political reasons.

China's Agenda in the World Media Summit

9 October 2013

Hong Kong Journalists Kicked Out of APEC After Questioning Philippine President

The journalists had asked President Aquino III if he would apologize to the victims and their families of the 2010 Manila hostage incident. Netizens and political groups call for a...

6 October 2013

Hong Kong: Viral Video Showing Kneeling Guy Slapped 14 Times by Girlfriend

Hong Kong: Say No to Ivory Trade and Crafts

A coalition of concerned individuals and NGOs, Hong Kong for Elephants, rallied on October 4 calling on the Hong Kong Government to destroy its entire stockpile of 25 tonnes of...

1 October 2013

Abuse, Low Wages and Little Freedom: The Life of Hong Kong's Foreign Maids

The case of Indonesian maid Kartika Puspitasari, who was assaulted and tortured by her employers has thrust the terrible living conditions of Hong Kong's foreign maids into the spotlight.

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