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· September, 2008

Stories about East Asia from September, 2008

29 September 2008

Japan: The psychology of prostitution, and why it should be legalized

Myanmar: Aid still needed

Five months after the devastating cyclone which killed and displaced at least a hundred thousand people, Myanmar is slowly recovering. Relief efforts may be improving but international aid is still...

Japan: MIRAI brings together gadgets and the Internet

Korea: Ceremonial Expenses

What is your biggest expense? A website, www.career.co.kr, did a survey of 1,676 employees, and asked them which of their expenses they consider worthless. The highest percentage answered drinking and...

Japan: Fluctuations in Yen-Dollar rate

Taiwan: Typhoon Jangmi strikes

Japan: Group Bookmarking with 4dk

28 September 2008

China: Will a Nobel Peace Prize really hurt our feelings?

Hu Jia's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize has raised the question: are The Chinese People easily upset by the notion of human rights? Party spokesman Liu Jianchao would have...

Japan: Dropping out of Graduate School

27 September 2008

Indonesia: Breastfeeding campaign

Malaysia: Molotov cocktail thrown at politician's house

Myanmar: Saffron Revolution a year later

East Timor leader at a U.N. meeting

China: One Trillion US Bonds and Debt Scandal

According to a New York Times report in early September, the Chinese Central Bank has invested over USD $1 trillion on U.S. Treasury bills, bonds and debt securities. Among the...

Japan: Taiwanese blogger looking for Japanese boyfriend

Japan: Photos from Iriomote

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