Stories about East Asia from December, 2013
518 Hengyang lawmakers and 68 staff members were found to have accepted bribes, and 512 lawmakers were dismissed.
Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries
The celebration of Chair Mao's 120th birthday has seen a return of personality worship in China.
The newspaper issued testimony that supports the prosecution of activists who took part in an anti-censorship protest in support of the paper.
Some observers called the massive protests evidence that public anger has reached a boiling point.
Thousands of Cambodian garment workers have joined a nationwide strike to press for a pay hike. Many workers also joined a protest rally organized by the opposition
On the anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Ivan Sigal visits memorials of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and finds prophesies of our future.