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· December, 2008

Stories about China from December, 2008

27 December 2008

Global Health: 2008 Blogs In Review

Bloggers in 2008 showed all the ways in which global health is interconnected with other issues, by covering health stories that touched on everything from poverty and women's rights to...

A Review of Global Voices in 2008

Nearly 3 million people visited Global Voices in 2008, and here are some of our most popular stories of the year.

Northeast Asia: 2008 Review

The northeast Asia region is becoming more integrated politically, economically and socially. State leaders from China, Japan and South Korea recently signed a Joint Statement for Tripartite Partnership to address...

26 December 2008

Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008

For Southeast Asia, 2008 was a year of terrible disasters, both natural and man-made. Rice consumption was reduced, milk products were contaminated with melamine, jobs were lost, bloggers were arrested,...

China: Reflection of Charter 08

19 December 2008

China: Nationwide Teachers’ Strike

Since this October, teachers in Sichuan, Chongqing, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Hunan, Hubei, Guangdong went on strike, demanding a salary raise. According to local media report, the strike started from Sichuan...

18 December 2008

China: Mapping the hurt feelings of the Chinese people

China: Commissioner scrutinized by netizen detectives

Zhou, Commissioner of Housing Bureau in Nanjing, stopped developers from cutting down the real estate price, claiming it was for the sake of people. But rebukes never stop as what...

15 December 2008

China: “08 Charter” Signers Arrested and Questioned by Police

Big Brother searching and questioning people involved in an collective appeal for democracy.

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