John Kennedy

John Kennedy is Canadian, and a longtime resident of southern China. As a veteran member of the Chinese online community, most notably through his six years as a former editor with Global Voices Online, John knows more than is useful about China today but enjoys sharing his findings on Twitter as @feng37 and @28wordslater.
John Kennedy
John Kennedy is Canadian, and a longtime resident of southern China. As a veteran member of the Chinese online community, most notably through his six years as a former editor with Global Voices Online, John knows more than is useful about China today but enjoys sharing his findings on Twitter as @feng37 and @28wordslater.

Latest from John Kennedy

First thing China, August 21
Morning Click, August 14
First thing China, August 17
Morning Clicks, August 22
US military drills surround China following anti-Japanese demonstrations
Morning Clicks, August 21
Diaoyu dispute unites liberals and nationalists online
A scorched-earth proposal to end the Diaoyu Islands dispute
Morning Clicks, August 23
Opinion | Morning Clicks, August 30

Party leaders are watching closely as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins a two-week visit to Asia today.

31 Aug 2012 - 9:29AM

Party leaders are watching closely as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins a two-week visit to Asia today.

Morning Clicks, August 30
Opinion | First thing China, August 24

Six police officers who sent an innocent man to prison for 11 years have appealed their conviction for extracting a false confession through the use of torture.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:05PM

Six police officers who sent an innocent man to prison for 11 years have appealed their conviction for extracting a false confession through the use of torture.

First thing China, August 24
Opinion | Morning Clicks, August 24

Chinese state-owned and party-run media are closely monitoring developments between Japan and Korea.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:05PM

Chinese state-owned and party-run media are closely monitoring developments between Japan and Korea.

Morning Clicks, August 24
Opinion | First thing China, August 29

Party media today confirmed that Wang Guoqiang, a former party secretary in Liaoning province, did flee the country earlier this year with 200 million yuan, and released a few details regarding the situation.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:05PM

Party media today confirmed that Wang Guoqiang, a former party secretary in Liaoning province, did flee the country earlier this year with 200 million yuan, and released a few details regarding the situation.

First thing China, August 29
Opinion | Morning Clicks, August 27

Following China's establishment last month of a military garrison in the new city of Sansha, work to build infrastructure on the coral reefs has begun.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:05PM

Following China's establishment last month of a military garrison in the new city of Sansha, work to build infrastructure on the coral reefs has begun.

Morning Clicks, August 27
Opinion | First thing China, August 28

After months of speculation online, the Communist Party has acknowledged that one of its city-level party secretaries from northern China, rumoured to have fled the country with more than 200 million Hong Kong dollars, has been missing for quite some time.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:05PM

After months of speculation online, the Communist Party has acknowledged that one of its city-level party secretaries from northern China, rumoured to have fled the country with more than 200 million Hong Kong dollars, has been missing for quite some time.

First thing China, August 28
Morning Clicks | PLA peace offensive moves east after India success

The Chinese military's peace offensive this week continues now in several countries throughout Southeast Asia.

7 Sep 2012 - 8:26AM

The Chinese military's peace offensive this week continues now in several countries throughout Southeast Asia.

PLA peace offensive moves east after India success
Opinion | Morning Clicks, August 28

A People's Daily editor recently took his own life, and his legacy so far has been one of the value of freedom of speech.

3 Jul 2018 - 5:55PM

A People's Daily editor recently took his own life, and his legacy so far has been one of the value of freedom of speech.

Morning Clicks, August 28
Opinion | Morning Clicks: Hillary Clinton in South Asia

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Asia inspires new assertments of China's standing with its neighbours.

31 Aug 2012 - 12:44PM

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Asia inspires new assertments of China's standing with its neighbours.

Morning Clicks: Hillary Clinton in South Asia
Morning Clicks | Xi drama grows sillier by the day

The world demands more of the Chinese government's Xi Jinping shenanigans.

12 Sep 2012 - 8:12AM

The world demands more of the Chinese government's Xi Jinping shenanigans.

Xi drama grows sillier by the day
Opinion | Morning Clicks, August 29

Who's really behind the news that China has developed the capability to put multiple warheads on ICBMs?

29 Aug 2012 - 3:05PM

Who's really behind the news that China has developed the capability to put multiple warheads on ICBMs?

Morning Clicks, August 29
Opinion | First thing China, August 30

A China Southern Airlines employee has accused a high-ranking military official in Guangzhou of assaulting her because she asked him to move his luggage out of the aisle.

31 Aug 2012 - 9:29AM

A China Southern Airlines employee has accused a high-ranking military official in Guangzhou of assaulting her because she asked him to move his luggage out of the aisle.

First thing China, August 30
Morning Clicks | Meet these two Dongguan factory workers

Now there's an iPhone 5, TED shows us the women who put the devices together.

13 Sep 2012 - 9:40AM

Now there's an iPhone 5, TED shows us the women who put the devices together.

Meet these two Dongguan factory workers
Opinion | Morning Clicks: 'New great game' underway with opening of China's Eurasia Expo

Chinese dissident Wang Xiaoning has been released, but journalist Shi Tao, also convicted using information provided by Yahoo!, remains imprisoned.

3 Sep 2012 - 9:20AM

Chinese dissident Wang Xiaoning has been released, but journalist Shi Tao, also convicted using information provided by Yahoo!, remains imprisoned.

Morning Clicks: 'New great game' underway with opening of China's Eurasia Expo
Opinion | Morning Clicks: Vietnam claims South China Sea oil block, demands that bidding stop

The central government will invest a total of 400 billion yuan (HK$489.14bn) in healthcare by the end of China's 13th five-year plan (2016-2020).

11 Oct 2016 - 1:04PM

The central government will invest a total of 400 billion yuan (HK$489.14bn) in healthcare by the end of China's 13th five-year plan (2016-2020).

Morning Clicks: Vietnam claims South China Sea oil block, demands that bidding stop
Morning Clicks | Gamification of hatred in new 'Kill Japs' online game

Nationalism in multiplayer game mode

19 Sep 2012 - 8:08AM

Nationalism in multiplayer game mode

Gamification of hatred in new 'Kill Japs' online game
Morning Clicks | Japan presses ahead with Diaoyu Islands nationalisation plan

Japanese ambassador Uichiro Niwa was summoned for a meeting in Beijing yesterday.

11 Sep 2012 - 8:08AM

Japanese ambassador Uichiro Niwa was summoned for a meeting in Beijing yesterday.

Japan presses ahead with Diaoyu Islands nationalisation plan
Locustland | Xi Jinping has been busy preparing to launch political reforms?

Xi Jinping's very close to shaking things up, according to one well-connected local news outlet.

12 Sep 2012 - 4:27PM

Xi Jinping's very close to shaking things up, according to one well-connected local news outlet.

Xi Jinping has been busy preparing to launch political reforms?
Should shoe-throwers be arrested?
Morning Clicks | Shanghai academic quits CCP after teaching duties suspended

Buzz surrounds Zhang online after he 'tweeted' his announcement last night.

10 Sep 2012 - 12:02PM

Buzz surrounds Zhang online after he 'tweeted' his announcement last night.

Shanghai academic quits CCP after teaching duties suspended
Morning Clicks | Huawei in the hot seat at US congressional hearing

Huawei gave responses to questions at a US congressional hearing yesterday.

14 Sep 2012 - 11:37AM

Huawei gave responses to questions at a US congressional hearing yesterday.

Huawei in the hot seat at US congressional hearing