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· June, 2007

Stories about East Asia from June, 2007

Korea: Media and Business

Last June, a reporter at a magazine, Sisa Journal, wrote an article related to Samsung. It was not a good story for the image of Samsung. Through friendship with Samsung...

Iran:Persepolis pulled from Bangkok Film Festival

China: New Governmental Organization

China: Western movies insulting Chinese?

Japan should work with China to tackle photochemical smog problem

China: Luxurious Buildings and Shanxi Bricks

China: Victims of slave labour

Japan: Distance between NHK and Government

Japanese Enlist for Billy's Boot Camp

Billy's Boot Camp has hit Japan, and Japanese bloggers are talking all about the show's star, Billy Blanks. Athlete of the year in the USA Karete Hall of Fame and...

Philippines: Taking back the “Sexy Filipina” Search Keyword

East Timor: Growth Aspirations

Brunei: Of Love and Trust

Singapore: Singapore's Hit Band from the 1960s

Hong Kong: Media's sense of responsibility is growing?

China: Bloggers take on drugs

June 26 was the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, how did your local blogsphere cover it? China took an integrated approach this year: celebrities, posters, online video,...

Korea: 6.25

It was 6.25, the 27th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. The day was quiet. Very few special events compared to the past. How do Korean bloggers consider...

China: Revised draft of emergency response law

Hong Kong: 10 years

China: The death of a celebrity, a festival for the paparazzi

China: Boycotting Beijing Olympics? They have ill intentions.

From Mia Farrow to François Bayrou to US Congressmen, every news or report about boycotting Beijing Olympics has provoked rounds of anger from China's netizens.  In a widely cross-posted blog...

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