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Gang Lu: The Dragon’s Web & Asian Internet

Gang Lu: The Dragon’s Web & Asian Internet

Gang Lu’s presentation at Barcamp Shanghai 2009, was an ambitious overview of the state of the internet for both China and greater Asia (including Japan and... 

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Shanghai, Arrogance, Censors, Run Away, Caracazo, & Nukes!

Shanghai, Arrogance, Censors, Run Away, Caracazo, & Nukes!

CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: May 23-30, 2009.

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RMB 1.5 Million To Marry My Overweight Daughter

RMB 1.5 Million To Marry My Overweight Daughter

23 year old, 75 kg Miss Shi has not found a husband, but her parents oppose her losing weight, believing their daughter’s size to be a sign of their prosperity.

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English China Blogs Increasingly Translate Chinese Forum Content

English China Blogs Increasingly Translate Chinese Forum Content

Since chinaSMACK popped into the scene, other English China blogs have increasingly copied its formula of translating Chinese discussion forum news and content.

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Chinese Teen Beating & Humiliation Videos: Viral or Virus?

Chinese Teen Beating & Humiliation Videos: Viral or Virus?

2008 coined the Chinese internet meme: 很黄,很暴力 (“very yellow, very violent”). Despite roundly being used in the most humorous of situations,... 

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Internet and Civil Society in China – CNbloggerCon 2008

Internet and Civil Society in China – CNbloggerCon 2008

Panel – NGO 2.0: Internet and the Growth of China’s Civil Society Speaker: Lu Fei The Use of Online Information Platform for NGO Relief Work During Wenchuan... 

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Chinese Youth on Western Media: A Diversity of Opinion

Chinese Youth on Western Media: A Diversity of Opinion

Several days ago, ESWN posted a translation of a Tianya post titled “What is the reason China’s younger generation is losing confidence in the Western... 

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