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· December, 2009

Stories about East Asia from December, 2009

Japan: 2009 Tokyo Art Scene

Japan: Things just got worse

China: Akmal's death sentence, a resolute No to memory of humiliation?

Akmal Shaikh, a British citizen convicted of smuggling heroine into China, was executed on Tuesday although his families along with the British government had pleaded for reprieve, claiming that he...

Indonesia: Email mom ‘not guilty’ says the High Court

Prita Mulyasari, a housewife who was charged with defamation by a hospital for an email complaint against a bad health service, was found not guilty by the Indonesian High Court....

China: Three prominent bloggers GFWed in the same week

Poland, China: Lack of Response to Akmal Shaikh's Case

China: Cui Weiping tweets elite views on Liu Xiaobo

Many Chinese public intellectuals take flack for keeping quiet on major social issues. Beijing Film Academy professor Cui Weiping has sought to change that by tweeting her peers' views on...

Japan: Spread the message, translate it

A video interview [en] of Kyo Kageura, head of the project Minna no Honyaku (みんなの翻訳, Translation for all) [ja], a new translation platform that helps NGOs and NPOs to spread...

Did China wreck the Copenhagen deal?

Winners of the 2009 Philippines Expats Blog Awards

The Top 10 Media Incidents In China During 2009

Philippines: Blogs of Overseas Filipinos

Thailand's English as Second Language industry

Impressions of Southeast Asian Games in Laos

Cambodia: Police begins to fine motorists in the evening

Myanmar bans western instruments in local orchestras

Japan: And the kanji of 2009 is …

Japan: Best & Worst of the Japanese Decade

China: Tweeting in support of Iran

China and Iran: #CN4Iran

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