A media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. My Twitter account is @oiwan and personal views are published on: patreon.com/oiwan
Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from August, 2015
Chairman Mao Wasn't at WWII's Cairo Conference. So Why Is He on the Movie Poster?
Some believe President Xi Jinping is using 'The Cairo Declaration' film and a September 3 military parade to rewrite the Chinese Communist Party's involvement in fending off the Japanese.
China Won't Tolerate Anything but Praise for Its Showy World War II Parade
"...all news and comments related to the military parade must be carefully reviewed before posting to guarantee they are positive and not offensive..."
Netizens Think Official Explanations for Tianjin's Dead Fish Are as Likely as Fish Drowning
"These fish felt ashamed. They saw that so many people had died. They felt sorry and drowned themselves."
Scammers Make Use of Mainland China's Reputation for Corruption to Con Hong Kongers
Scammers pretending to be mainland Chinese police called up Hong Kong people, telling them they were wanted fugitives in mainland China and must pay to be declared innocent.
Tianjin Lives Up to Its ‘City Without News’ Nickname After Deadly Blasts
Netizens were shocked that local media aired Korean dramas and cartoons in the immediate wake of the disaster, then followed up with coverage dripping with praise for local authorities.
Shanghai Telecom Triples Cost of Access to Overseas Websites
If commercial restrictions on accessing overseas sites becomes common practice, the Chinese Internet could become a de facto domestic network for the majority of Internet users.
Hong Kong Stages ‘Breast Walk’ to Protest Police and Judicial Absurdity
Can a protester really assault a policeman with her breasts?