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· March, 2012

Stories about East Asia from March, 2012

31 March 2012

Philippines: Petition Against Magnetite Mining

East Timor: Early Warning Early Response Mapping System

Myanmar: Responsible Tourism

Human Rights Mapping in Cambodia

Human rights advocates in Cambodia have been using online maps to document, monitor, and expose human rights violations across the country. Some of the maps track land conflicts, media killings,...

Taiwan: Failed ‘Made in Taiwan’ Clothing Promise Disappoints

Upon its success in establishing its market, former 'Made-in-Taiwan' fashion brand, Lativ, has decided to relocate its production line overseas. Many of its supporters feel betrayed.

30 March 2012

South Korea: Politician Ridiculed for Twitter Account “Explosion” Accusation

In South Korea,a politician's ridiculous comment that his Twitter account was "exploded" by the opposition has come under fire. The politician's remark and the governing conservative party's rhetoric have drawn...

29 March 2012

South Korea: Youtube Video on Saving Jeju Village from Naval Base Construction

China: Netizens Reactions to North Korea Satellite Launch

On March 27, North Korea announced that it would not abandon its satellite launch in mid April despite U.S. President Barack Obama's high profile visit to South Korea this week....

Hong Kong: Citizens Say No to Undemocratic City Mayor Election

Among the 1,200 Hong Kong Chief Executive Election Committee members, 689 elected Leung Chun-ying to be Hong Kong's next city mayor on March 25. When the result was released, thousands...

27 March 2012

Philippines: Government Fails to Stop ‘Noynoying’

What started as a substitute to the now banned planking protests is now the latest hit sensation in the Philippines. Filipino netizens discuss how and why the 'Noynoying' protest has...

China: A New Collective Blog

China: A Titanic Nation

25 March 2012

Thailand: Unique Taxi Decorations in Bangkok

Created four years ago, the blog Still Life in Moving Vehicles has been featuring a variety of interesting photos of Bangkok taxi cab decorations. Dale Konstanz, who started compiling the...

Cambodia: Bokator, Angkorian Martial Art

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