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· November, 2010

Stories about East Asia from November, 2010

30 November 2010

Philippines: Education department's twitter account

Myanmar's other political prisoners

WikiLeaks About Korea

China: Junior high school boy beaten to death by classmates

China: “Hang the Slaves of the West”

A new website that vilifies Chinese political liberals, including 2010 Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, has caught the attention of the Chinese internet for its extreme views. Why has it...

China: Censorship instruction November 22-28

Brand China

Philippines: #dearlottowinner hashtag

29 November 2010

Cambodia: Lessons from the Water Festival stampede

Cambodians are still mourning the death of 347 people in the stampede tragedy which happened last week at Koh Pich Bridge in Phnom Penh. Cambodian netizens share their reactions and...

Philippines: Student unrest over education budget cuts

Students from various public universities in the Philippines held massive protest actions against the budget cuts imposed by the government. Students documented the 'campus strikes' by using the internet.

Korea: S.Korean Island Hit by Artillery Shots Became ‘Off-limit’

China: 97% Of Chinese Want To Live In The U.S?

China: Wikileaks on Google hacking incident

East Timor: Rains threaten food shortage and disease

Without a dry season and heavy rains all year in East Timor, crops have been destroyed and farmers have planted less, threatening a scenario of food shortage. In addition, rains...

28 November 2010

China: ‘Ditch oil’ floods restaurants

An economic investigation team detained a Hubei oil refiner Nov. 10 who pumped more than 60 tons of “ditch oil” into the local restaurant industry during the past three years, Hubei’s Jingzhou...

China: Time for a new conversation about privacy invasion

With a broader and perhaps global view of more pervasive privacy issues, poet and professor Rui Shen asks: "Some people disagree with airport security measures that display people's bodies, feeling...

26 November 2010

Korea: Artillery Shots Heard From South Korean Island

China: Hang the Liberal!

Laos and the Convention on Cluster Munitions

The first meeting of state parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions which gathered 101 countries as well as numerous NGOs was held early this month in Laos, which is...

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