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Oiwan Lam · October, 2012

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

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from October, 2012

10 October 2012

China: ‘Are You Happy?’

During a recent national holiday news story feature broadcast by Chinese state-run television, reporters were filmed asking ordinary people questions including whether or not they were happy. Some the quite...

8 October 2012

First Doctor Account of the HIV epidemic in China

China: Student Throws Shoe to Defend Free Speech

A student from Hainan University threw his shoe recently at Maoist commentator, Sima Nan, to protest against the absence of free speech in China. Watch the video of the incident...

Ethnic Tensions in Hong Kong

China: Netizens Believe Chinese Writer Mo Yan Doesn't Deserve Nobel Prize

Camels Die from Overwork During China's Weeklong Holiday

China: Workers Strike at IPhone's Subcontractor Foxconn Factory

3 October 2012

China, Japan: Japanese Writers Urge End to Nationalistic Hysteria

A number of famous Japanese novelists and intellectuals have called for an end to the vicious cycle of nationalistic hysteria in Japan and China over the territorial dispute regarding the...

China: Golden Week Holiday Chaos

China's week-long National Day holiday has again brought chaos due to limited capacity, with news and images of blocked roads and littered tourist spots spreading across micro-blogs. Some suggest that...

Japan, U.S.A: Okinawan Women Against US “Osprey” deployment

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