Tag Archives: China

(Cardboard) Tank outside #QVB, #Sydney for the anniversary of #TiananmenSquare

A (Cardboard) Tank outside the Queen Victoria Building, Sydney for the anniversary of Tiananmen Square. See tank-8964-1

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links for 2011-06-06

The shooting of Hamza, the shaming of the Assads Last week saw the bloodiest days yet in Syria's uprising against President Bashar al-Assad. More than 60 people were killed by security forces and on Saturday 100,000 took to the streets … Continue reading

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Government vs Internet

Unless you have been living under a rock, or have no internet connection, you will know that the Australian government is proposing to censor the internet in Austrlia. The recent events in Iran, and people’s use of twitter, show how … Continue reading

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Mattel recalls more toys in Chinese lead paint alert

THOUSANDS more toys are being pulled from Australian shelves as an international investigation delves deeper into China’s disgraced manufacturing industry. In a recorded statement, Mattel’s Australian marketing director, Julie Kearns, said the company had been testing toys since the paint … Continue reading

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Dora the lead paint explorer

Dora is recalled from exploring. Sesame Street is no longer giggling. Barney is facing extinction. Mattel is recalling 83 models of Fisher-Price toys. In Australian the product recall is estimated at 43,000 and in the USA at nearly 1,000,000. An … Continue reading

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