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 July, 2010
China: Citizen statement on his detention at the police station
Artists Yang Licai and Wu Yuren was detained by police when they filed a report on the confiscation of electricity generator in the 798 art district by the property management. However, Yang was detained for 10 days while Wu remain missing. Yang describes what had happened in a citizen statement.
South Korea: Gender politics of smoking
The grand narratives reads into the statistic of smoking population and discusses the gender politics of smoking in South Korea.
China: Why is Chinese football so weak?
Recently the New York Times posted the question on “Why does China lag far behind in soccer when it competes so aggressively in many Olympic sports?” and invited a number of experts to answer. Actually similar questions have been raised by Chinese netizens in various QA forums since the beginning...
China: Han Chinese unsuited to life in Tibet
The Angry Chinese Blogger blogs about the recent discussion concerning various health problems Han Chinese face in Tibet.
China: Strong country, poor people
The state broadcaster CCTV revealed in June 28 that China is expected to receive 8 trillion yuan ($1.18 trillion) in financial revenue by the end of 2010. Such figure will turn China into the second-largest country in terms of revenue income after the United States. It seems that China has...
China: Being lazy
Maryannodonnell explains the cultural meaning of “being lazy” in Chinese.