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· July, 2008

Stories about East Asia from July, 2008

China: VPN to beat Olympic internet censorship

Vietnam: Economic woes and bicycles

Vietnam: Floating market

East Timor: Coffee economics

East Timor: Media for peace

Lithuania: President Abstains from Attending Olympics

China: All shook up by the torch relay

It's a double-edged Olympic torch. Veteran sports journalist Guan Jun shares a short sketch on his Beijing Olympics blog of how disruptive preparations for the torch relay proved to be...

Formoz Festival 2008: Don't wanna say goodbye

Here is wikipedia's explanation of the annual Formoz Festival: The annual Formoz Festival, Spring Scream, and Gung-liao Ho-hai-yan Rock Festival are representative gatherings within Taiwan's indie scene. Of these, Formoz...

Korea: Fan Death and Your Belief

There is a myth that has been handed down from generation to generation in Korea. “The fan death.” If you sleep with a fan on in an airtight room, you...

Nepal: On China, media and the Olympics

China: Sneak peak at Beijing Games opening ceremony

Cambodia: Unofficial election results

Thailand: Transvestite toilets

Brunei: Extreme skateboard competition

China: Beijing Olympics

China: Demonstration Area

China: Earthquake Survivors

China: Naked Beach Proposal

Czech Republic: Fear of the Olympic China

China: The Great Mascot Conspiracy

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