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Baidu Mourns Qinghai Earthquake

Baidu Mourns Qinghai Earthquake

English translation of Baidu’s press statement in light of the Qinghai earthquake.

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Urumqi Riots, Western & Chinese Narratives, & Truths In The Middle

Urumqi Riots, Western & Chinese Narratives, & Truths In The Middle

Seeing both sides of the ethnic violence and resentment between Uighurs & Han Chinese that led to the Urumqi riots, and finding what’s missing in the narrative.

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Nanjing! Nanjing! Movie Excellent, Made Me Cry Like A Little Girl

Nanjing! Nanjing! Movie Excellent, Made Me Cry Like A Little Girl

A review of the 2009 Chinese film on the Nanjing Massacre that proved to be shocking as expected, but not the propaganda film that many foreigners feared.

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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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One Foundation in Sichuan Earthquake Relief – Jet Li

One Foundation in Sichuan Earthquake Relief – Jet Li

This is part two of One Bao blogger Zhai Minglei’s post about his conversation with Jet Li. Jet Li talked about his experience of running a privated own NGO... 

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Aftereffect of Earthquake – report from Chengdu Sichuan

Aftereffect of Earthquake – report from Chengdu Sichuan

Juan Zeng, the English teacher in Chengdu who wrote us a long report on how her students walked out of the death zone from Qingcheng Mountain has sent me another... 

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Mind the Gap at 14:28: the Three Day Mourning Period and the American Twitterati

Mind the Gap at 14:28: the Three Day Mourning Period and the American Twitterati

Elliott: This post does not reflect the opinions of my co-bloggers, they are solely my own. Robert Scoble, this one’s for you. Via Fuzheado on Twitter, Robert... 

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First Hand Account: Walking Out of Death Zone in Earthquake China

First Hand Account: Walking Out of Death Zone in Earthquake China

At 11:50 am BJ time 5/15, we just received via a comment on our earlier post of what appears to be a first-hand account of a 12 hour, 30 kilometre walk by students... 

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China Earthquake Donation Guide: 24+ ways to give – UPDATED

China Earthquake Donation Guide: 24+ ways to give – UPDATED

photo (h/t ifgogo.com, zuosa.com) There has been a tremendous outpouring of energy from the blogosphere and on Twitter to determine the best way to help out. This... 

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China Earthquake photos and blogosphere/twittersphere reporting

China Earthquake photos and blogosphere/twittersphere reporting

A groundswell of information is being shared and produced about the devastating Sichuan earthquake yesterday that hit south-west China near Chengdu, Sichuan. Coverage... 

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Shanghai Bus Explosion: Terrorist Attack or Random Tragedy?

Shanghai Bus Explosion: Terrorist Attack or Random Tragedy?

Just heard from my local Chinese friends that “an explosion” killed three people earlier this morning on one of Shanghai’s public transit buses... 

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