Tiger Temple: ‘A Long Ride Toward a New China’

A short film in the New York Times’ OpDoc series looks at blogger Zhang Shihe, also known as Tiger Temple, who rides his bicycle through China’s countryside and documents the lives of villagers: In a country with one...

Documentary: High Tech, Low Life

A new documentary project, High Tech/Low Life, profiles Zuola (Zola) and Tiger Temple, two of China’s most prominent and earlier citizen reporters. Using footage filmed since 2008, the filmmaker follows them as they travel...

Video: Danwei: China Blogger Conference 2009

Danwei has produced a video from the 5th annual Chinese blogger conference, held in November in Lianzhou, Guangdong, which includes interviews with bloggers Chang Ping 长平, Bei Feng 北风, Tiger Temple 老虎庙, Teng Biao 藤彪, Hu Yong 胡泳,...

The Vagrants Behind the Wall – Laohumiao

From Global Voices Blog, original text by Laohumiao, translated by Meng Zhang: Beijing, the host of 2008 Summer Olympics that has been prettified to be the highest honor and dream of the whole country, is trying to show every bright aspect of its stable and harmonious to the whole world, however, when you are almost […]

Mr Stone’s Life ( Update 1 ) – Laohu Miao

Via 24 Hours Online, summarized and translated by CDT: Back from the grassland, I have been thinking of one person – Mr Stone! View my previous posts of Mr Stone’s Life. I lived a few days in Mr Stone’s home. I personally had observed the hard torment in his life and death line. Because lack […]

Tiger Temple: Netizen of the People – Adrienne Mong

MSNBC profiles blogger Laohumiao (Tiger Temple): Tiger Temple, in real life 54-year-old Zhang Shihe, has been blogging for four years. He adopted the name “Tiger Temple” for online use; it refers to the Beijing neighborhood in which he lives. His “24 Hours Online” site, which is available only in Chinese, marks a departure from the […]

Laohu Miao’s impressions of the Chinese Blogger Conference 2007

Blogger Laohu Miao (ËÄÅËôéÂ∫ô ) rushed back from his trip to the west to catch the annual Chinese Blogger Conference, which he had missed the previous two years. Writing on his blog, 24 Hours Online, he described his conference speech, delivered during a panel on the relationship between bloggers and traditional journalists, as neither left […]

I Cycled 4,000 Kilometers – Laohu Miao (老虎庙)

From 24 Hours Online, summarized and translated by CDT: I have arrived at my destination, Xi’an city. The whole journey was about 3,800-4,200 km. I visited five provinces–Hebei, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, and...

Crying for the Thousand-Year-Old Great Wall – Laohu Miao

Via 24 hours Online, summarized and translated by CDT. View also the slide show of what Laohu Miao has seen along the Great Wall: On December 1, 2006 the State Council passed “the Great Wall Protection Ordinance”[150 State Council executive meeting], the first chapter of which holds the potential for hidden dangers to the protection […]

Mr Stone’s Life – Laohu Miao

Here is an interesting post via 24 Hours Online, about the life and dreams of an old rural guy who Laohu Miao met on his bike tour to Northern Shaanxi: Mr Shi (Stone)’s given name is “life”, a surprising name. Usually, an 80-year-old country guy like him would have a name like “big harvest”. But […]

Journal of a Strike – Laohu Miao (老虎庙)

Qipan Jing town is well known for its proven trove of more than 40 mineral resources, including 960 million tons of coal, 3.3 million tons of quartz stone, 5.2 million tons of iron, etc. Such resources have brought wealth to...



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