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· December, 2010

Stories about East Asia from December, 2010

31 December 2010

North Korea's State-run TV Broadcasted its First Western-made Film

Japan: Top popular Japanese phrases of 2010

Glimpses of Citizen Media from Portuguese language countries in 2010

Throughout 2010 the lusophone blogsphere has given new perspectives on important issues that mainstream media tends to ignore. Read this post and discover a selection of the voices that Global...

Our Most Read Posts in 2010

On Global Voices we work with a large volunteer community to publish stories about what is happening in blogs and citizen media around the world. These are some of the...

Hungary: Relations With China

30 December 2010

Tunisia: The Cry of Protestors Echoes Around the World

The cries of Tunisians, protesting against corruption and joblessness for the past two weeks, is gathering momentum on the World Wide Web. Netizens from around the world are rallying behind...

Taiwan: Concerns about press freedom

29 December 2010

China, Congo and Japan: Soccer politics

Malaysia-Indonesia Soccer Match Turns Into War of Words

Malaysia and Indonesia are the two finalists in the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup. Two twitter hashtags made it into the worldwide trending topics, ‘Hate Malaysia’ and ‘#loveindonesia’ as Indonesian...

28 December 2010

South Korea: Court Rules In Favor of Free Internet Speech

Japan: A year of blogs

As the character 暑 (sho) meaning ‘hot or heat' was chosen to represent the year 2010 at the annual ceremony in Kyoto, let's see a selection of “hot topics” that...

Wikileaks, Thaileaks, Indoleaks, Pinoyleaks

There are Wikileaks clones in Southeast Asia: Thaileaks from Thailand, Indoleaks from Indonesia and Pinoyleaks from the Philippines. These websites were established/revived this month to support the work started by...

Cambodia: Top 10 events of 2010

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Postal Codes

Cambodia: Jailed for printing an article from the internet

27 December 2010

China: Press conference held following suspicious death of rural activist

It has not been a peaceful week in the news, with a crossbow-shooting bomber-petitioner in Beijing, a city administration official killed with a screwdriver today in Fujian province, and the...

South Korea Defined North Korea as ‘Enemy’ in Defense White Paper

26 December 2010

China: Christmas Day death of a Zhejiang village leader

Philippines: Filipinos welcome new year with new banknotes

The Philippine Central Bank has issued a new set of generation bank notes which features not only improved security measures, but more so it heralds a new design highlighting historical...

Cambodia: Review of 2010

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