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· August, 2007

Stories about East Asia from August, 2007

Morocco: Cheap Chinese Plastic

All out war in southern Philippines

War is raging in the island of Basilan, located in the southernmost part of the Philippines. An all-out war was recently declared by the government against the Abu Sayyaf bandit...

China: A social Reporter's Internal Notes

Japan: Robot cat

Japan: Living in the Internet Cafe

Korea: Korean Beef VS Non-Korean Beef

The Moon Festival, one of the biggest festivals, is coming soon in Korea. One of the customs is to send gifts to relatives or people to whom you would like...

Myanmar: Fuel Price Protests

Thailand: Online Video Sites Down, YouTube Works

Singapore: Unlikely Allies

Japan: Executed Death-Row Inmate was Mentally-Ill

Japan: Life out of a Manga Kissa

Results of a survey just released by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has found that thousands of people across Japan bordering on poverty live their lives out...

South Korea: E.Land Workers Strike

South Korea: Lee Myung-bak Doctrine

Japan: Soy Sauce for Ice-cream

China: Feedburner Blocked Again

China: Exploitation in Summer Holiday

Hong Kong: An Old Man Wishing To Live In Jail

China: Actor Not Martyr

China: Websites Forced To Close By Police

Chinese cartoon cops patrolling websites

From September, 1st, Beijing’s new virtual cops will be active on 13 of China’s portals, including China’s biggest blog-hosting services, Sohu.com and Sina.com. By the end of the year, the...

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