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· March, 2010

Stories about East Asia from March, 2010

Japan: The Strange Country

Singapore: TwestivalSG 2010

Hundreds of people participated in this year's Twestival Singapore to raise funds for the education of millions of out-of-school children around the world.

Philippines: Online and Offline Student Protests for Education

Laos and the drying of Mekong River

Indonesia: Sony vs Sony

Indonesia: Anti-smoking Fatwa

Indonesia: Anti-Porn Law

South Korea: Gender issues

Taiwan: Relations with the Pacific Islands and Australia

China and Hong Kong: Post 80's Generation

China: Google.cn search blocked

China: Kidney Stone Babies’ father on trial

Today, Zhao Lianhai, the founder of “kidney stone babies” whose 4-year old son was poisoned by Sanlu melamine tainted milk in 2008 was put on trial today under the criminal...

China’s Top IT Enterprenuers Call For Internet Special Zone

China: The potential of Microblogging

Japan Government: On the Fall of the Employment System

A think tank for Japan's Cabinet, the Economic and Social Research Institute (内閣府 経済社会総合研究所) (ESRI) published a study that quantified the present status of lifetime employment and seniority-based wage (i.e....

University of the Philippines Controversies

Teaching in the University of the Philippines

Japan: Long life to bluefin tuna. The experts’ word.

With 68 countries voting against, CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species that regulates the international trade of wild animals and plants, rejected a ban on Atlantic bluefin...

Japan: Cherry Blossom Viewing 101

Japan: A whale of a controversy

Only a few days after The Cove was awarded the Oscar as best documentary, drawing public and media attention around the world to the hunting of cetaceans issue, anti-whaling group...

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