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· February, 2008

Stories about East Asia from February, 2008

29 February 2008

China: Baby Coming

Japan: Tokyo’s Mobile Food Bars

Japan: Poisoned Dumpling Blame Game

East Asia: Intangible Cultural Heritage

China: Chongqing's Pride

Zhang Xiaozhou's soccer game report has hurt Chongqing citizens’ pride. Students, representatives of people congress, and newspapers editors protested against the report and demanded the authority to punish the reporter....

China: Is ‘inadequate national virtue’ an excuse?

China: Country with the world's biggest income gap

28 February 2008

Korea: Companies that check how many times you go to the toilet

Companies that check how many times you go to the toilet ... What do you think? A post on a Korean blog about companies that monitor their employees every move,...

China: Suicide at tech giant Huawei

Following up on one blogger's lead, some comments on yet another staff suicide at tech company Huawei this week which for many reinforces the company's popular image of having one...

China: Box Office

Hong Kong: The Invisible Class

China: Suicide or Security Problem?

Vietnam: Hanoi in Winter

Japan: the First English Teacher

Thailand: Thaksin's Passport

China: Thoughts and debates on the name-calling professor

The start was in fact very simple. In 2007, Professor Zhong Hua at Sichuan Normal University issued an article entitled Cultural Studies and the Lost of Literary Theory in the...

27 February 2008

Taiwan: No City for Old Aborigines

The first Presidential debate powered by citizen media platform Peopo was held on Feb 24. Two candidates running for President answers 20 questions raised by citizens who use Youtube-like video...

Hong Kong: Wish List For Asia City

South Korea: Lee Myung-bak’s English Education Policies

Taiwan: Land Right

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