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· April, 2009

Stories about East Asia from April, 2009

30 April 2009

China: The Beijing Consensus

Malaysia: Humans as Commodities

In early 2009, Malaysia had the dubious privilege of being investigated by the US senate for the trafficking of humans. News reports stated that the migrants involved were mostly from...

China: Ongoing urbanization

China: Mash-ups in history

Hong Kong: SexyPhotoGate uploader sentenced

29 April 2009

Taiwan: Participating in the World Health Assembly

China: Growing climigration

China: Year of the solar

China: Green stimulus omissions

China: English-language mouthpiece paper launched

Mexico and Hong Kong: Fears over the fatal swine flu virus

I know I cannot affect your decision, but I understand your feeling at this moment as we are all Hong Kong people now on exchange in Mexico…..I really believe….we should...

28 April 2009

Thailand: Southern militants launch attacks

Indonesian minister thinks swine flu could be man-made

Cambodia: Road accidents

China: A citizen campaign to reveal the forgotten dead

从车上下来的高举冲锋枪的警察高喊“把手举起来,原地不要动”这个只有大片中才有的场景让我有些不知所措。 The police rushing down from the car with a sub machine gun at hand shouted at me, ‘put your hands up, freeze!’ It was so astonishing a scene that...

China: Tracking swine flu on Twitter

Swine flu for China so far is a chance to reflect [zh] on how SARS was prevented from becoming a pandemic, and the steps being taken now in Mexico and...

China: Why people don't use voicemail

27 April 2009

Macedonia: Celebrating Sakura Becomes a Tradition

Sakura, the annual celebration of cherry blossoms through display of elements of Japanese culture, took place in Skopje, Macedonia, this weekend: somewhat later than last year, because the organizers did...

Sri Lanka: Provincial Council Election Results

China: Peking University Humiliated

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