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· February, 2010

Stories about East Asia from February, 2010

28 February 2010

Japan: Blogging from a locked room

What if you found yourself trapped in a room of your house with the door lock broken and few tools with you? This is what happened to Fumiko Fumio. Equipped...

Global: The Tiger's Year And Tiger Farming

Wildlife activists and organizations around the world are determined to make sure that this is really “The year of the Tiger”. They have seized this opportunity to step up their...

27 February 2010

Voices of the Wives of China’s Prisoners of Conscience

This month, on the occasion of the Spring Festival (the Chinese New Year), the most important time for family reunion in China, Duting (杜婷) interviewed the wives of China’s prisoners...

25 February 2010

Vietnam: Dad asks netizens to help find missing daughter

A Vietnamese dad has been searching for his missing daiughter for 15 years. He had gone to various places to look for his daughter. Last month, he created a website...

Macau: Alternative public sphere

23 February 2010

China: Netizens make fun of charges for hacking Google

The so-called ‘Operation Aurora’, which attacked Google and at least 33 other western conglomerates, allegedly originated from two Chinese universities, according to a recent New York Times story. One of...

South Korea: 10th Birthday to Ohmynews!

South Korea: Police's crackdown on migrants

22 February 2010

China: Mobilizing mothers for censorship

On January 19th 2010, the Beijing Association of online media established a group called Mama Jury to censor obscene and pornographic information online. According to report from Southern Weekend, the...

China: Typology of GFW networks

China: Shanxi earthquake rumor

21 February 2010

Japan: Thoughts on Longevity

As the most rapidly ageing country in the world in addition to having the highest life expectancy, Japan has a lot to think about concerning quality of life and a...

Philippines: Outrage over Arrest of 43 Health Workers

The Philippine military arrested 43 community health workers accusing the latter of being communist rebels. The arrested individuals were recently presented in the court. Bloggers comment on the issue

Singapore: Netizens angry over pastor’s comments on Buddhism and Taoism

A pastor from a small evangelical church in Singapore was forced to apologize after netizens complained about the anti-Buddhism and anti-Taoism sermons of the church leader.

China: Prisoner of Conscience Map

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