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Your Right to Say No to Landlords

Living in a shared house in a buzzing students area in Cardiff, I find myself enjoying my postgraduate study in the UK and my living with my four European housemates. However, this enjoyment has been interrupted today. After a long day in the university, I expected to have a rest at home but I was … Continue reading

Is this how Cardiff will welcome the Olympics?

I had a walk around the city. It wasn’t pleasant simply because of two things – the gloomy weather and the rubbishes around. We shouldn’t complain too much about the weather because this is Britain but what about  the scattered rubbishes on streets even before the well-known Millennium Stadium? I worked on a story before … Continue reading

“Doing it Differently : Wales, Mbale (Uganda) and Climate Change”

From the title, some may wonder: Does Wales have anything to do with Uganda, a country far away at the equator? It must be about the disastrous climate changes situation in Uganda. That’s what I had thought about before I went to the lecture given by Prof. Hilary Thomas from Glamorgan University. When talking about climate … Continue reading

Contemplating on the Yueyue’s Accident

The news that the two-year old Chinese girl Yueyue died after a hit-and-run accident shocked me but more unbelievable was the indifference of the 18 passersby. Ironically,  it’s also not difficult for most of us (Chinese) to understand that the passersby were not to blame as they’re good people in the end but are constrained … Continue reading

A Lesson on TESTimony

In the first lecture, we learned a lesson on the ‘false or erroneous testimony’ issues hence the importance and responsibility for journalists on testing the testimony they receive and publish. Examples like the UK MMR (Measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine, the invasion of Iraq because of its weapons of mass destruction, and the USA credit … Continue reading