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...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 7, 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,...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 4, 2009
The Beijing-based Yitong law firm has been ordered to closed down for six months, because civil rights lawyer and noted blogger, Liu Xiaoyuan (刘晓原), had petitioned for direct elections of leaders in the Beijing Lawyers...
by dwang | Mar 4, 2009
Commercial urban development in Beijing and the attendant demolition of old residential areas has produced huge numbers of homeless in China’s capital, many of them migrant workers from the countryside stranded by the...
by Paulina Hartono | Jan 20, 2008
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 […]
by Wu Nan | Nov 22, 2007
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 […]
by Sophie Beach | Nov 7, 2007
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 […]
by Wu Nan | Nov 4, 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 […]
by Wu Nan | Oct 7, 2007
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 […]
by Wu Nan | Oct 4, 2007
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 […]
by Wu Nan | Oct 4, 2007
Blogger Tiger Temple 老虎庙 was listed at Number Three in the list of the Top Ten Sohu Bloggers in 2007. Sohu explains why he earned such a title: Tiger Temple is much more well-known as a blogger than as himself; He blogs with the...
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