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 April, 2016
Chinese Big Brother Is Watching You, Even in Australia
"We are concerned that Mr Wu is becoming a victim of the Chinese government’s increasingly intrusive attempts to curb voices of dissent among overseas Chinese."
Maybe You Shouldn't Be Laughing at the Viral Video of a Chinese Toddler Defending His Grandma
"If your family is humiliated and bullied, wouldn't you stand up to help them? I don't understanding what you are laughing at."
Dissidents Worry #TwitterisDead After Company Hires Former Chinese Military Officer
"This is a severe threat to the Chinese struggling for free speech."
A Time-Lapse Video Captures a Sea of Clouds Rolling Through Hong Kong
"The small city is surrounded with skyscrapers that look like cement forest...But if you take the time to discover the city, the beautiful natural landscape is so near."
Taiwanese Travelers Are Wary After China Flexes Its Long Arm in Kenya
"This incident is terrifying...We could be deported to China if the Chinese government claims that we violated Chinese law (even though we didn't violate any law in the third country)."
Wanna Reach the Chinese Internet Market? Time to Register Your Domain in China.
New rules will require leading foreign companies including Microsoft and Apple to register their sites' domain names with local DNS providers in order to remain accessible in China.
Chinese Censors Erase #PanamaPapers Evidence From Web
The leaked files reveal offshore companies linked to China's top leader, who has vowed to fight "armies of corruption". But most mainland Chinese haven't even heard about them.
When a Mother's Love Conflicts With Loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party
"...nowadays, so many people see 'patriotism' as a business and as a path to get a promotion. They talk about ideology but think about business."