Friday, February 26, 2010

Chinese New Year Exhibition for Year of the Tiger

With the Spring Festival of the Year of the Tiger, a grand exhibition on the traditional Chinese New Year pictures held at the National Art Museum of China reflects the development process of the art from its traditional form and also to the great importance attached by the government to intangible cultural heritages.

The Chinese New Year picture is an important part of the traditional Chinese art, the National Art Museum of China, has a collection of more than 3,000 pictures from throughout China.

The New Year picture is a vivid reflection of praying for fortune and welcoming the upcoming Spring in the Chinese cultural conception.

Some of the Chinese New Year Paintings that have been on display at the National Art Museum of China

More here from the National Art Museum of China

H/T: Unicorn Blog

Sunday, February 21, 2010

China Cyber Bandits Infect Thousands

With just a few quick keystrokes, a computer hacked that goes bu the name "Maijia" calls up a screen displaying his latest victims.

"Here's a list of people who've been infected with my Trojan Horse" says the Chinese computer hacker, working from his dingy apartment on the outskirts of China, Changsha.

As Maijia explains it, an online trapdoor he created...has already lured 2,000 people from China and around the world---people who clicked on something that they shouldn't have, inadvertently spreading a virus that allows him to take control of their computers and steal bank account passwords.

Continue Reading here Hacker for Fun & Profit in China's Underworld
Via The New York Times

Related: People's Republic of Hacking Via The Wall Street Journal

China Dismisses Reports on Google Cyber Attack Via CCTV

China shuts down largest hacker training website Via Reuters

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Chinese New Year Celebrations 2010

Children from China, Qionglai a resettlement area for Sichuan earthquake survivors, cheering during a celebration for Chinese
New Year.

On the 11 February, the Qionglai earthquake survivors held the "Hundred Families Feast" to celebrate their first Spring Festival,
since being relocated to Youzha Township from Wenchuan County.

Related: Guessing riddles to celebrate New Year in Anhui Province

San Francisco Bay Area Celebrates The Year of the Tiger
Via The NY Times

Another New Year---Via The View from Taiwan

Chinese Boy Chained Like A Dog Outside Beijing Shopping Mall While His Father Works

The photographs speak for themselves---despicable !

More here Via

Shangqiu City Man Wakes Up From 12 Year Coma

Liu Hong, woke up her husband from a 12 year coma by repeatedly reading her husband love letters from his period of puppy love for the entirety of the 12 long years he was in a coma.

Some 13 years ago, a car accident turned Huang Jianjun, into a vegetative patient. Liu stumbled upon Huang's well kept secret of a love letter as she turned their house upside down, trying to find anything of value to pay for Huang's expensive treatment.

Though heart broken and knowing that Huang kept his true love buried, Liu chose to keep reading him the letter after she found out Huang, always had a subtle reaction to the letter.

Full story here in Chinese Via Sina

H/T: China Cogito News

Sunday, February 14, 2010

China Tainted Milk Products Repackaged For Sale

China recalls (again) 170 tons of tainted milk products after they reentered the market place after companies failed to destroy the product containing melamine a toxic poison harmful when swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. FDA Scientists say that melamine is a cyanuric acid which causes the kidneys to malfunction, renal failure and death.

On the 07 January, 2009 I wrote here children died after consuming the tainted milk product used by unscrupulous manufacturers to artificially boost protein levels.

Almost 100 tons remain on the store shelves that have not yet been found.

In China, operators display an incredible willingness to place public safety at risk in exchange for only small gains in profit.

More here Via China Digital Times

Related: In 2008 Melamine Tainted Candy sold in the U.S. Via YouTube

H/T: Guangzhou Daily in Chinese

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Chinese New Year 2010---Year of the Tiger

Visitors at the Ditan Temple Fair in China, Beijing ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations.

Booth displaying Chinese paper cuts for window decorations for Spring Festival.

Tiger shaped pillows for sale in Beijing.

Related: Spring Festival 2010 Year of the Tiger
Via Xinhua News Agency

Colorful decorations bring happy ambience of Spring Festival

Spring Festival coincides with Valentines Day, dilemma for Love Birds Via Xinhua News Agency

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Yahoo Enemy of Free Speech---Obama wants to follow Chinese Communist Party Lead

Yahoo ignored demonstrators outside their Silicon Valley, CA headquarters, protesting the companies role in providing private information to Chinese Communist authorities, which led to the arrests of many Chinese Human Rights Activists among these was Shi Tao who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for releasing a document of the CCP to an overseas pro-democracy China site.

Just how safe are American's from the intrusion of government?

Obama Administration wants to follow Chinese Communist Party
lead by tracking cell phone users, claiming that Americans enjoy no reasonable expectation of privacy. DoJ Lawyers claim, "a customers 4th Amendment rights are not violated when the phone company reveals to the government its own records."

More here Why Yahoo is the Enemy of Freedom by Wang Yi

Related: Send a Chinese New Year card to Shi-Tao
Via Amnesty International

H/T: The Epoch Times

Thursday, February 4, 2010

China, Beijing: Free Christian Human Rights Attorney Gao Zhisheng

Demonstrators holding signs at the China Liaison office in Hong King, protesting the continued detention of Christian Human Rights Attorney Gao Zhisheng on the 1 year anniversary of his arrest.

On the 13 September, 2007 Gao Zhisheng, wrote to the U.S. Government and revealed the harsh brutality the Chinese Communist Party, inflicts on its people.

On the 04 February, 2009 Chinese authorities arrested Gao Zhisheng from his Beijing apartment, his whereabouts today remain unknown.

Sign the petition at Free and join the thousands of supporters who demand the release of Christian Human Rights Attorney, husband and father Gao Zhisheng.

More here from Free Gao Zhisheng

Related: Gao Zhisheng is "Where he is supposed to be" says Beijing Via The Epoch Times