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· September, 2007

Stories about East Asia from September, 2007

30 September 2007

Myanmar: “Oh yeah, everything is fine”

Myanmar blogger MoeMaKa Media writes about the need for consensus in statements made by Burmese citizens abroad in order to effectively support the struggle in Myanmar.

29 September 2007

Taiwan: Whose land?

The indigenous Smangus people consider a wind-fall beech tree is in their territory, but the Forestry Bureau doesn't agree. Bloggers discuss, how do we decide who is the owner of...

Myanmar: Japanese Reactions to Journalist's Killing

China: Reality shows forbidden

No one would forget how popular Super Girl was on 2005. As a talent-search reality competition, it created a miracle both in economy and culture impact. Besides over 400 millions...

Myanmar: Prayer Meets and Support in Neighbouring Countries

Protest vigils and prayer meets in support of the protesting monks in Myanmar are being held in neighboring countries. This post has some images and videos from South East Asian...

28 September 2007

Japanese cameraman killed in Myanmar

During a demonstration on September 27, Japanese photojournalist Nagai Kenji was killed while reporting on the ongoing unrest in Myanmar. Initially, news reports were that Nagai had likely been struck...

Myanmar: Internet Blocked

The follwing post is from a Burmese blogger who wishes to remain anonymous. There have been massive support from Myanmar bloggers for the current protest activities, and the whole Myanmar...

Myanmar: Information Blackout

Cambodia: Cambodians Hold a Vigil for Myanamar

Korea: Myanmar and Korea

How do Koreans think about the Myanmar situation? Interestingly, many bloggers strongly feel an attachment to this situation and link it to Korean history. The Myanmar situation reminded some bloggers...

Malaysia: Demostration in Support of Myanmar

Myanmar: Soldiers fighting each other

Taiwan: 3 Billion Wind Power Investment

Myanmar: Soldiers back down in Mandalay

Monks continued their protests on Thursday, 27th September. The following post has links to the happenings on September 27, and eyewitness accounts and translated excerpts from Burmese blogs sent in...

China: Chinese Government's Role In Myanmar

China: Should Citizen Reporter Get Sponsor For News?

China: Three Gorges’ Environmental Problem

Cambodia: Supporting the Red Shirt Campaign

Singapore: Rojak or Mixture Salad

China: Bloggers side with Burmese monks

Chinese government talk of non-intervention in the violent crushing of democracy protests this week in the Myanmar capital Yangon hasn't resonated much with a number of high-profile Chinese bloggers, with...

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