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· May, 2013

Stories about East Asia from May, 2013

Leaving North Korea

Chinese Activist Detained After Protesting String of Child Molestation Cases

A Chinese activist was beaten up and detained by local authorities in China a few days after she demonstrated in front of a primary school whose principal allegedly sexually abused...

Taiwan Copyright Bill Worse Than SOPA

Blackout Mapping in Cambodia

A massive blackout in Cambodia has sparked online discussion about the country’s power supply situation. Citizens are demanding explanation about the recurring blackouts in recent months. Urban Voice, a crowdsourcing...

Chinese Motherland or Otherland?

Alleged South Korean Tax-Evaders Revealed

Little PSY and his Vietnamese Heritage

Vietnam and Same Sex Marriage

Rebels in Thailand's Troubled South Make Public Debut on YouTube

In Thailand's southern borderlands where various Muslim rebel groups have led a deadly nine-year insurgency, the majority of the violence has remained anonymous, committed without any one group coming forward...

13-year-old Girl Publicly Shamed in China

Service Sector Salaries in Hong Kong

Chinese Activist Protests School Molestation

Video: Citizen Journalists Capture Hong Kong's Captive Dolphins Harming Themselves

Footage of dolphins at Hong Kong Ocean Park appearing to self-harm by slamming themselves against the pool wall, recorded by citizen news outlet, has created a wave of online...

Shock Over Chinese Teen's Graffiti in Egypt

Coffee Art Goes 3D in Japan

In Japan where green tea remains the hot beverage of choice, latte art is growing phenomenon, whether it be 3D foamy creations or a vending machine that serves cappuccino with...

Demanding Transparency is Not a Crime

China: Constitutionalism is for Capitalists

Attacking China's “Dishonest Americans” Newspaper Series

Indonesia: Gamelan DJ Musical App

‘Illegal” Libraries in Myanmar

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