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· March, 2011

Stories about East Asia from March, 2011

31 March 2011

China: The Interrogation (A Tale of AI and Revolution)

Stainless Steel Mouse, aka Liu Di, has seen many of her peers arrested or disappeared over the past several weeks. Looking at the unusual way in which China's failed Jasmine...

Tensions Between Korea and Japan Intensified Over Territorial Conflict

Taiwan: Nuclear Waste on Orchid Island

In 1974, the Taiwan Atomic Energy Council decided to store nuclear waste on Taiwan's Orchid Island, where the indigenous Tao people have lived for generations. More than twenty years have...

Japan: The Tsunami, God and Man

A few days after the disaster that killed more than ten thousand people, Italian vice-president of the National Research Council (CNR) Roberto De Mattei and Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara left...

China: Inflation and Fear

China: Exporting Women

Debate about China Model

China: Crackdown on Activists and Opinion Leaders

29 March 2011

Philippines: TV Host Accused of Child Exploitation

Netizens from the Philippines want authorities to address what they believe was a case of child exploitation on prime time TV when a child was encouraged by a program host...

Australian blogger disappears in China

South Korea: Application for Radiation Levels Checkup

China: Porcelain Artwork Banned from Shipping out

Taiwan: Anti-Nuclear Protesters’ Lonely Quest

A fourth nuclear power plant is currently under construction in Taiwan, in Gongliao town, just 40 km away from the capital Taipei. In 1988, eight years after the Taiwan Power Company...

28 March 2011

China: Opinion Battle on Baidu's Copyright Infringement

More than fifty Chinese writers have formed an alliance protesting against copyright infringement by the Baidu Wenku platform, a Chinese version of Google Books which allows users to read, share...

China: In Defense of the NY Times and Paranoia

China: Can we tolerate Baidu’s “evil” stand on IP rights?

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