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Oiwan Lam · May, 2011

a media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. my chinese writings are in and my twitter account is @oiwan.

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from May, 2011

China: Rebuilding Beichuan

Chengdu Living posts an article written by Elias Witman, who spent an extended period aiding reconstruction efforts in a village devastated by the 2008 earthquake.

Hong Kong: Brainwashing Education

The Hong Kong Education Bureau is planning to make patriotic education compulsory for primary and secondary school children. The objective of the Moral and National Education Curriculum is to help...

China: Ai Weiwei's Chat with Public Opinion Channeler

China Media Project has translated a portion of Ai Weiwei's interview with a public opinion channeler or the so-called member of 50 Cent Party which was conducted back in March...

Asian-African Economic Cooperation

Johan Lagerkvist posted his research paper on “The strategic presence of China, Japan and Korea in sub-Saharan Africa” in China Roader.

China: Income Tax and Housing Expense

Jacky Huang from ChinaHush translates a news story on the controversy of the China Statistics Bureau's account of average monthly housing expense per citizen.

China: Opinion Poll on Bin Laden's Death

C Custer from ChinaGeek translates an opinion poll on Chinese netizens’ reaction to Bin Laden's death.

China: Chengdu Zebra Music Festival

Charlie from Chengdu Living posts some photos on the third annual Zebra Music Festival in Chengdu.

China: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

The past week has seen a real-life version of film “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” reenacted in China. The Chinese protagonist, Xu Wu, has been detained in a psychiatric...

China: Mainstream Report on Bin Laden's Death

David Bandurski from China Media Project looks into the front page report of major newspapers in China on the death of Bin Laden.

China: Chinese Netizen Reactions on bin Laden's Death

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated Chinese netizens’ reactions on Osama bin Laden's death.

China: A New Generation Nationalistic Website

Andy Yee translated an article by Kai Wen at Radio France International about the group of young people behind April Web, labelled as China’s new generation of nationalists. (via ChinaGeek)

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