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· May, 2008

Stories about Olympics from May, 2008

Japan: Views on the Sichuan Earthquake

The earthquake in China's Sichuan province, besides taking its toll on tens of thousands of Chinese citizens, has also had reverberations far away in the Japanese blogosphere, where the topic...

China: Nationalism vs. nationalism in Korea

It feels like trampling on an already well-trampled Chinese flag at this point as millions have begun their Olympic host celebrations on the mainland, but carrying on from an earlier...

Korea: Chinese students fear for safety after torch relay violence

Last week someone left a comment on a GVO post, something to the effect of 'the whole world hates the Chinese people now' and for a lot of people in...

Macau: Wild cheers as the Olympic Torch is paraded

Unlike in other countries on the route, the Olympic Torch met only with smiles today in Macau, its last leg before Mainland China. Runners have already finished carrying the torch...

Macau: Will the torch fire the country?

Nuno Lima Bastos [pt] writes an article about two pieces of news this week: the arrest of an individual suspected of instigating the Olympic torch theft in Macao and the...

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