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· May, 2008

Stories about East Asia from May, 2008

31 May 2008

Plastic bag plan takes effect in China

Starting June 1, the Chinese government's country-wide plan to make shoppers pay small fees for plastic bags, and to forbid the production of ultra-thin bags will take effect. The move...

China: Sharon Stone on Earthquake

Hong Kong: Two Songs on Sichuan Earthquake

China: Donation Pressure on Multinational Companies

China: 4-years Old Earthquake Pictures

China: Open Letter to Plainclothes Police

China: Earthquake Propaganda

Cambodia: Freedom of Flying

Educated in France to be an engineer, Santel Phin spent two years in Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the world. In Cambodia, the 31 year-old Santel presently...

Japan: Tokyo in 1935

30 May 2008

Mozambique: The rice and our independende

Myanmar: Inadequate aid

Thailand: Websites closed for “talking” about monarchy

Singapore blogger dares Lee Kuan Yew to sue him

Bomb blast in southern Philippines

Urbanisation in Southeast Asia

Connecting Cambodian bloggers

Japan: Grumpy Jiisan on Nico Nico Douga

The latest hit at Nico Nico Douga, Japan's popular video sharing service, is a retired man from Arizona calling himself “Grumpy Jiisan” [Grumpy Old Man], who shoots videos in which...

China: After the quake, hoping for aid

From inside and outside China, concerned citizens are helping, and putting their hands out to help the victims of the devastating 7.9 in the Richter scale earthquake that leveled out...

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