Oiwan Lam · November, 2009

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

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from November, 2009

The 5th Chinese blogger conference: micro power and a broader world

  12 November 2009

The 5th Chinese blogger conference took place last weekend in a rural county Lianzhou in northern part of Guangdong province. Despite the inconvenient traffic, there were around 150 participants from China and overseas attended the conference. The conference slogan this year is “Micro power and a boarder world”, the organizing...

China: Death as business

  11 November 2009

ESWN puts together local reports and commentaries on the tragic case of three university students who died while trying save others. The tragedy involves a moral debate over the business of body retrievers.

Taiwan: Spirit medium

  11 November 2009

Michael Turton from the View from Taiwan started from the story of a spirit medium in Taiwan and discussed the history and culture of Tang-ki worship.

China: Teachers’ strike

  9 November 2009

Husunzi from China Study group blogs about a recent teachers’ strike from three privately-owned primary and secondary schools in Chengdu, Sichuan. The strike was against the government's taking over the management of one of the schools.

Japan: Licolita-style activism

  5 November 2009

Martin J Frid from Kurashi blogs about an unique activism style in Akihabara, Tokyo. In those event, activists will dress as maid and perform in the street the idea of alternative lifestyle.

Hong Kong: Luxury housing Ads

  4 November 2009

ESWN brings the readers’ attention to a recent judgment by the Hong Kong Broadcasting Authority on an Ads of a luxury development project for being misleading. You can see the Ads and the actual site via ESWN.

China: The worker struggle

  3 November 2009

The China study has an in-depth report on the rise of semi-autonomous worker struggle through collective actions in China..

Japan: Halloween night

  3 November 2009

James from Japan Probe reports on two Halloween parties one with anti-foreigner protest and one with full community support.

Japan: GM labeling

  3 November 2009

Martin J Frid from Kurashi blogs about the actual [lack of] practice of GM labeling in Japanese food industry.

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