Oiwan Lam · January, 2010

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 January, 2010

Hong Kong: The Siege of Legco

  18 January 2010

DM from Learning Cantonese has a very detailed account of the protest against the government finance plan of the world's most expensive Express Rail Link project on Jan 16, 2010.

China: Speculating the future

  18 January 2010

ESWN translated Han Han's blog post on his wild speculation of the future of Chinese Internet. The blog post was removed by sina blog hosting.

People Power Rises in Hong Kong

  14 January 2010

dm from Learning Cantonese has written a vivid depiction on the recent anti-express rail protest: “It's just like People's Park, Berkeley, in 1967! I feel old.”

China: More on Google cn

  14 January 2010

ESWN translated several local news comments on Google's withdrawal from China market: The Withdraw of Google from China is only Psychological Warfare; The Chief Design Officer of Baidu Reacts to Google's Withdrawal from China; 70% Chinese Internet Users Surveyed Don't Think The Government Should Make Any Concessions To Google; and...

China: “Avatar” and forced demolition

  8 January 2010

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated Chinese reaction of the Hollywood movie “Avatar”, some comments related the struggle to the forced eviction and demolition of people's home in development project.

China: Welcome back, Yeeyan

  7 January 2010

Ethan Zuckerman wrote on the significance of Yeeyan, a collaborative translation website, in bridging the English and Chinese world. Yeeyan was temporary offline in December and now back to normal.

China: Unblocking and blocking

  4 January 2010

C.A Yeung from Under the Jacaranda Tree reported on the unblocking of several websites, such as Youtube, Picasa, and etc. But the most reason update is that the blocking has been resumed, as C. Custer from China Geek pointed out the unblocking must be temporary.

Hong Kong: #0101hk – New Year March for Democracy

  1 January 2010

Around 30-thousand Hong Kong residents spent the first day of the 2010 new year by marching in the street, demanding democracy and the release of Liu Xiaobo. To show their support for this rally, twitterers from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China together pushed the hashtag #0101hk to the top...

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