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· July, 2011

Stories about East Asia from July, 2011

30 July 2011

South Korea: Controversies on the Return of Korean Royal Books

Koreans celebrated in May 2011 the return of a collection of Korean Royal books, looted by French troops in 1866. As it was later found out that the return was...

Cambodia: Blog Article Leads to Murder Investigation

Cambodian opposition politicians and embassy officials are now investigating the death of a young domestic helper in Malaysia after a news blog reported that the maid was a victim of...

29 July 2011

China: Know more about activist Wang Lihong

Global Voices Bloggers to Mentor Youth Activists from 10 Countries

Today we announce the names of 10 Global Voices bloggers and 11 activists who will be working together virtually over the next months as part of a new mentoring initiative...

South Korea: 35 Million Users’ Information Leaked in Cyber Attack

China: Wen Jiabao in bed for 11 days?

Vietnam: More than 500 Attended Barcamp Saigon

The fourth Barcamp in Saigon was held last Sunday, July 24, at RMIT International University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was the biggest Barcamp in Saigon in terms...

28 July 2011

South Korea: 41 Dead in Torrential Flooding and Landslides

Torrential rain has battered South Korea for several consecutive days, causing landslides, flooding and power cuts. At least 41 people have been killed and 12 people are still missing. Throughout...

Malaysia: Letter of Catholics to Pope

Philippines: Online reactions to president's speech

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