Stories about East Asia from September, 2013
To attract more foreigners to work in Shenzhen, the city has launched a campaign to wipe out poorly translated public signs.
Captive sea turtle was used as photo-op to attract tourists. More than 1,500 signed petition to release the sea turtle.
The latest artwork from a cartoon blogger "A sad morning dream" tries to make sense of the execution of Xia Junfeng, a street vendor convicted of murder.
Tokyo and the Japanese Olympic Committee plan to build the racing course in Kansai Rinkai Park, despite 25 years of concerted efforts there to restore its bio-diversity.
Bo Xilai was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of corruption, taking bribes and abuse of power.
700 Catholic clergy members held a protest against the spy agency's manipulation of the presidential election - the first time in recent decades that the Catholic Church has organized such...
Harrison Ford conducted a 'tough' interview about Indonesia's forest situation which angered a government minister. Ford was accused of 'harassing' a state institution.
The 16-year-old junior high school student had published comments online questioning the official explanation of the recent death of a local worker.
Protesters equate the school uniform policy with authoritarianism but supporters believe it is necessary to promote discipline and equality