Stories about East Asia from July, 2013
Some fear authorities will make an example of her with harsh punishment.
The new directive which surprised many people applies to foreigners and tourists as well during the holy month of Ramadan
Some netizens described Hazreen's appointment as a "surprisingly courageous, righteous and respectable initiative."
Five students drowned at a private summer boot camp after instructors made them take off their life jackets and jump into the sea.
Mapping tool confirms that women candidates are still the second choice of Cambodia’s major political parties
Taiwanese professor Hsu Shih-Jung was yelling "Today you demolished Taipu, tomorrow we demolished the government" when he was dragged away by police.
The "China dream", China's propagandistic twist on the American dream which props up the Communist Party as the only way to prosper, has received academic funding for research.
On his Facebook he wrote: I am going to Pink Dot tomorrow. And yes, I am gay.
Japan's largest railway company has decided to sell non-identifying data on its commuters to third-party companies. Though technically legal, some see the move as an invasion of privacy.