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· November, 2011

Stories about East Asia from November, 2011

30 November 2011

Malaysia: Netizens React to ‘Peaceful Assembly Bill’

The Malaysian Parliament has approved the Peaceful Assembly Bill which gives police broad powers to control and even ban street assemblies and protests. Activists described the measure as an attack...

Myanmar: Meeting Aung San Suu Kyi

Clinton's Visit to Myanmar

Myanmar, Thailand: Mong Kok Coal Project

Indonesia: Social Media Situation

Cambodia: Law on Prison Labor

Japan: I am Isolated in My Workplace

A poignant cry in the form of an anonymous entry: a blogger's struggles to find a place for himself in his workplace.

China: New Tactics to Rally Around Blind Activist Lawyer

Hong Kong: LGBT Come Out Video

29 November 2011

Malaysia: Protesting the Peaceful Assembly Bill

The Malaysian Parliament has approved the controversial Peaceful Assembly Bill which critics believe will make it difficult for citizens to organize protest assemblies. Netizens used the #pa2011 hashtag to express...

China: Sina's Credibility Crisis

China: Economic News Roundup

China: Regulation on Entertainment excessiveness

North Korea Ranked 3rd in Deforestation

28 November 2011

East Timor: Building One Country Out of Many Languages

When East Timor became an independent country in 2002, both the Tetum and Portuguese languages were chosen as official for the newborn country. Nevertheless, the number of national languages is...

China, Macedonia: Chinese Netizens Outraged by School Bus Donation

The news of a Chinese government donation of 23 school buses to the Republic of Macedonia on 25 November, has outraged Chinese netizens, who are mourning for the death of...

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