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· August, 2018

Stories about East Asia from August, 2018

11 August 2018

Condemnation of independence activist draws a red line for Hong Kong's press freedom

Advox

The Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club is under fire for organizing a talk by independence activist Andy Chan.

8 August 2018

What happens when women report sexual assault in Japan?

"If this happens again I will feel more powerless knowing there's probably nothing I can do, and nothing the police will do."

7 August 2018

As Malaysia's new government marks 100 days in office, is free speech still under threat?

Advox

"We hope to see a genuine departure from the old oppression, and a transition into a Malaysia where all ideas can be discussed peacefully and our constitutional rights exercised maturely."

3 August 2018

Is Western media biased against China? (Part Two)

NewsFrames

China has claimed that Western media is biased against China. We tested that claim using two data analysis tools.

If Google goes back to China, it will be on the government's terms. What will that mean for human rights?

Advox

Google may be prepared to compromise human rights principles for the Chinese market. But it will still depend on the Chinese government to grant its entry.

2 August 2018

Filipinos urged to #BoycottNutriAsia for attacking the strike of workers

"Mothers and fathers who are always doing grocery, I'm asking your help to #BoycottNutriasia. Here are their brands."

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