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· January, 2010

Stories about East Asia from January, 2010

Japan: Sit-In Protest against US Helipads in Okinawa

Japan: Micro-gardens

South Korea: Why do Koreans like cute things?

China: Threatened by American Internet censorship

Reactions from Chinese programmers to SourceForge.net's decision to follow American law and block users from several countries include suggestions for how to work around American censorship of the global Internet.

MENA: Breaking the veils

Japan: In Choosing a Job (or Company)

With limited work experience, how does one make the decision on which company to work for, straight out of university? The question carries weight when you take in the fact...

Korea: Translating The Tweets Of Novelist Lee Oisoo

Lee Oisoo is a Korean novelist and artist who has been described as "an eccentric, a genius and a lunatic". When he set up a Twitter account last year he...

What the Tibetan Language Needs is Space

Japan: Itami Airport

China: Animal cruelty law

Japan: Peace walkers

Japan: The Japan-China-U.S. trade relation

Japan: Website Localization

South Korea: Mediact to be dismantled

Japan: Pokemon in Japanese Style Paintings

College Students Protest on Japanese Employment @ TOKYO

Spurred by a protest late last year by a small number of college students in Hokkaido Prefecture, a number of students in Tokyo organized for a demonstration protesting against Japan's...

Philippines: “Renewable Marriage Bill”

A partylist group in the Philippines wants to introduce a law that would put a ten-year expiration date on marriage contracts. As expected this unique proposal generated an intense reaction...

China: Sexism in Han Han’s Film Review?

China: Wedding banquet

Philippines: Mindanao review in 2009

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