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· October, 2010

Stories about East Asia from October, 2010

29 October 2010

China: Debate on Rare Earths Export

With the rise of nationalistic sentiment in China, a majority of mainland Chinese support the government's policy in restricting the export of rare earths to Japan and other western countries.

China and the U.S: Fuss about rare earth

China’s image in posters

China: Why I Support Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize

Japan: Speaking Beatles to communicate

28 October 2010

Indonesia: Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic Eruption in 48 hours

Indonesia was caught unprepared this week when an earthquake, tsunami and volcanic eruption battered the islands in less than 48 hours. Casualties are expected to exceed 500 and thousands of...

Global: Rarefying of Rare Earth Metals?

South Korea: Few Christians’ ‘Spiritual Mapping’ Enraged Korean Public

China: Mapping violent evictions for homebuyer awareness

The many forceful evictions in China and their tragic victims are widely reported upon and discussed online, but what can be said about housing that goes on the market after...

China: The social and political implication of “Car Accident Gate”

China: Blood house map

27 October 2010

Myanmar: “Boycott elections” campaign

The Myanmar elections will push through on November 7 despite the non-participation of opposition parties. Global Voices translates the statement of Myanmar citizens who will boycott the coming elections

Video: One Minute Jr video nominees for 2010 Awards

The nominees for each of the 3 categories in the One Minutes Jr project competition 2010 have been selected. In each of the categories of  (Self)-portrait, Inside-Out and One Minute...

China: A Mistress Denounced The Maoming Vice-Mayor

China: Professional test-takers

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