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· October, 2009

Stories about East Asia from October, 2009

30 October 2009

China: Bridging the gap? Interviewing bridge bloggers

The Chinese blogosphere, as we all know, is booming. As one of the largest on the planet, it is constantly evolving and simultaneously being set back by the all-too-famous governmental...

South Korea: Foreign gangs

China: The death of an overseas returnee

29 October 2009

Japan: When Your Wife is Sick

When Japanese “corporate livestock” (社蓄 shachiku) culture and values on marriage collide – more than 300 people responded to this question on the mega forum Hatsugen Komachi: Should a husband...

China: Painted plagiarism of a push-up photograph

Japan: Animated stereoviews of old Japan

Egypt: Egyptian Male Blogger Orders Artificial Hymen

So much was said and written about the artificial virginity hymen kit - that Egyptian male blogger Mohamed Al Rahhal just had to buy one. Marwa Rakha brings us the...

28 October 2009

Vietnam: Twitter-like application

China: Why Western Media Mistakes Matter

Thailand: New law on rallies

Thailand: Laid-off underwear workers create new clothing line

Indonesia: Youth Pledge Day 2009

South Korea: Jeju Olle routes

Taiwan: Ethics of gift giving

China's Dark Satanic Mills

On Oct. 14th, Chinese photographer Lu Guang won this year's $30,000 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography for his photos on China’s environment. The Fund’s website posts the following...

27 October 2009

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs

The Future of ICT for Development

In a first post of the series, we explore the role of ICTs in Disaster Management and the paradigm shift in Disaster Management strategies that came about post the aftermath...

Japan: News in Manga Format

False report on Brunei

Cambodia: A dangerous country for tourists?

Cambodia: Flooding woes

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