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· February, 2011

Stories about East Asia from February, 2011

27 February 2011

Philippines: Village Ordinance Requires Prescriptions for Condoms

Ayala Alabang briefly became a global twitter trending topic this week. It is one of the richest villages in the Philippines which recently made headline news for passing an ordinance...

Cambodia: Who Ordered the Blocking of Opposition Websites?

Since January, certain anti-government websites have been inaccessible in Cambodia. Service providers blame it on technical issues while the government claims it does not promote censorship. But media groups leaked...

China: 50 Cent Party's Fake Retweet

China: Fake Media Photos of the Jasmine Revolution In China

Cambodia: Cambofest Film Festival

Malaysia: ‘Guidelines for Celebrating Religious Festivals of Non-Muslims’

Laos: School building project in Champasaak Province

26 February 2011

China: Jasmine Revolution, Week Two

Following dozens of arrests since an anonymous blog post called for revolutionary gatherings in cities across China last Sunday, a second round of gatherings is scheduled for today. Has the...

South Korea: Photos of Protest in Seoul

25 February 2011

South Korea: Libyan Protest in Seoul

Myanmar: Over 3,000 Attend Mandalay Barcamp 2011

The city of Mandalay in Myanmar held its first Barcamp two weeks ago which was attended by more than 3,000 participants. GV author Tan gives an overview of what transpired...

Singapore: Festivals this month of March

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