Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from July, 2016
Here are six things to keep in mind while playing Pokémon Go in China from our Northeast Asia editor Oiwan Lam.
The Anti-KFC Protests Spell Trouble for Chinese Authorities Trying to Confine Nationalism to the Internet
"Online patriotism and offline patriotism are different...However, the line does not exist among the patriotic masses; they would just do what they think is right."
"The crackdown on Yanhuang Chunqiu and today's takeover indicates that Xi's government wants to educate its officials into 'fools' like the rest of the society."
"This is a serious defeat. It is another version of the Cuba missile crisis. The whole world is watching China fall into the trap. So stupid."
"An act of ass kissing now turns into ass kicking…"
"The propaganda is good at turning a disaster into a positive story and making human errors invisible."
"From a historical perspective, media outlets that are close to government have a higher tendency to fabricate news. The track record of state-controlled media outlets is even worse."
After a lesbian couple got engaged publicly at a university, a school official accused one of the women of being "under the control of an illegal organization."