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· May, 2011

Stories about East Asia from May, 2011

30 May 2011

Vietnam: Ben Tre activists convicted

China: Detained Rights Lawyer Interrogated About Sex Life

After three months in detention, Chinese lawyer Li Tiantian described on Twitter how her interrogators used intimate details of her personal life to harass her. In the past months, more...

South Korea: Students Protest Over High University Tuition

29 May 2011

Philippines: Digital Media Wiki

Philippines: Novelist Mired in Plagiarism Controversy

Alfred "Krip" Yuson, an award-winning Filipino novelist, achieved notoriety for allegedly plagiarizing an article by his subordinate in a mainstream news agency. Here are some reactions from the Philippine blogosphere

Southeast Asia Funk Music

Philippines: Short films of Kidlat Tahimik

Indonesia: Tweeting a trial on religious violence

Thailand: American blogger arrested for insulting royals

Japan: Photoreport of volunteering in Ishinomaki