Oiwan Lam · April, 2008

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 April, 2008

China: Boomtown Beijing

  18 April 2008

Onemanbandwidth introduced a documentary “Boomtown Beijing” by Siok Siok Tan. The film gave more background on the social psychology at the center of a rising state.

China: Don't be too CNN

  17 April 2008

A music video called “don't be too CNN” is up at youtube. It compares the fake south China issue with CNN news production.

China: Carrefour the Winner

  17 April 2008

Huge jokingly said that Carrefour is the winner of the boycott campaign [zh]. 1. free ads; 2. many people suddenly realize that it is a French brand; 3. its discount will win the middle lower class’ heart in time of inflation.

China, Hong Kong and Macau: Visa Control

  17 April 2008

There have been reports about China tightening multiple visa for foreigners to prepare for Olympics. Kenneth Tan from Shanghaiist found out that the Commissioner's Office of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong and Macau have stopped issuing multiple visa for foreigners living in China.

China: Anti-CNN Video Production

  16 April 2008

Hecaito commented that instead of boycotting Carrefour, patriotic youths should participate in grassroots media and produce video such as “Tell me Why?”

Japan: Mona Lisa Mutants

  16 April 2008

Edo from Pink Tentacle introduces another Japanese artist Naoto Hattori. Edo has selected Mona Lisa Mutants collection in his post.

China: Witch Hunt

  16 April 2008

Mutant palm gives more details to the witch hunt on the “Tibetan” (mis) identified as Lobsang Gendun who attacked Jin Jing.

China: More on Boycott Carrefour

  16 April 2008

ESWN translated an article from Southern Metropolis Daily on netizen's call for Carrefour boycott. DANWEI translated Wang Xiaofeng's comments on the boycott.

China: On Freedom of Speech

  16 April 2008

Matrix reposted a censored blog post by Ah Ken which commented on the ideological struggle of the recent attack on Chang Ping who urged for media freedom in Tibet issues.

China: Media Fight

  15 April 2008

DANWEI has a very good summary of the recent media fight sparked by Chang Ping's essay of 3 April, “How To Find The Truth About Lhаsa”.

China: Boycott Carrefour

  15 April 2008

Shcd from 163.com wrote a boycott action report against Carrefour in Beijing [zh]. The action is a reaction against France's failure in guarding the Olympic torch relay in Paris.

China: Who Attack Jin Jing?

  15 April 2008

Jin Jing is one of the torch bearer attacked by a so-called Tibet Independent activist in Paris. The incident results in public outrage because Jin Jing is a disabled person. Babaxiaoqian found out that the person who attacked Jin Jing might not be Tibetan but friend of the pro-China demonstrators.

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