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· December, 2006

Stories about East Asia from December, 2006

Bombs in Bangkok

It was not a good start to the new year in Bangkok as a series of bombs exploded in the city killing two people and injuring several others. From 2Bangkok's...

Malaysia: Failure in Disaster Management

Malaysia: Saddam's Execution

China: Cops and bikers

Guangzhou, China's third largest city just a few hours north of Hong Kong, is the last major city to do away with motorbikes, effective January 1, 2007, in a move...

Indonesia: Internet Outage and Flood in Aceh

There is nothing worse for Indonesian bloggers in particular around the new year eve but to see the sudden temporary “demise” of internet connection. The cause as reported by Budi...

Africa: “local” is the keyword

Cambodia: Angkor Wat in the Seven Wonders

Malaysia: Internet Slowdown

Brunei: New Banknotes

Indonesia: Monitor Lizard in Resort Pool

China: Ping…ping…pfft

The earthquake near Taiwan last night which snapped six underwater internet cables, seems to have left a large part of Asia, particularly the Northeast, struggling for an internet fix. Those...

Indonesia: Sharia Police in Aceh

Malaysia: Flood Situation Worsens

Vietnam: Christmas in Vietnam

Laos: New Mekong Bridge and Troubles with Traffic Direction

Brunei: Origins of Wedding Rituals

China: 100 Outstanding Mothers

China: 2006 most popular Chinese word

China: illegal church construction?

China: humor

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