Stories about East Asia from April, 2005
Isaac Mao's take on the China protests
Isaac Mao believes theres not more to the anti-Japan protests than just government manipulation: Just in these two days, China gov tighten the control of internet to prevent from any callings on new protest. Yesterday, the spokesman of Minisry of Public Security warned that any online organizing or gossip on...
Tagging for Chinese-Japanese dialogue.
USE THIS TAG: cn_jp_dialog We've had some Sino-Japanese-U.S. email exchanges going on to discuss the best way to foster a rational discussion on the latest Chinese-Japanese tensions. Eventually a group blog and/or aggregator may be set up but we agreed that probably the best way to start is through a...
How can we promote Chinese-Japanese dialogue online?
Joi Ito has a thoughtful post responding to the anti-Japanese demonstrations in China. An excerpt: As a Japanese who has a great deal of sympathy and empathy for China, what I find difficult is trying to understand the various threads and how Japanese people can try to make a difference....
Chinese Bloggers’ Reactions on Recent Anti-Japan Protest
Despite government restrictions, hundreds of blog posts were able to make their way through to the internet, providing a wide range of information and opinions on the Anti-Japanese protests that took place in Shanghai over the weekend.
Isaac at the Harvard Global Voices gathering, photo by Jeff Ooi. As some of our readers have pointed out, Isaac Mao's site – isaacmao.com – is being blocked. Isaac gives part of the story on his backup site, helpfully titled “Not isaacmao.com”: The site of isaacmao.com has been blocked due...
Joi to visit KL
We are organising a KL Bloggers Meet when Joi hits town on April 18.
Conflict in the South of Thailand
Fears have heightend as 15 months of unrest is spreadin in Thailand's southern provinces. This blog - Conflict in teh South of Thailand - provides a vantage point.
Isaac Mao's April Fools Joke
Isaac Mao describes his April Fools joke on the Chinese internet police.