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· August, 2005

Stories about East Asia from August, 2005

28 August 2005

China: Homeland Security officer trial

China: Furong Jiejie's false claim of Censorship?

At my personal blog RConversation.com, I link to a Red Herring article in which journalist Kaiser Kuo concludes that claims of censorship by Chinese blogger “Sister Hibiscus” are actually false....

Images From China: Shanghai Subway Scene

“Shanghai MRT” by Vampirex A subway train pulls out of the station in Shanghai.

China: “Super Girls” and SMS democracy

26 August 2005

Hong Kong: Rant TV-blog

China: BloggerCon

China: Bokee.com

Freedom of Speech News

According to Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF), and Human Rights Watch, here are the latest developments on threats to Freedom of Speech over the past week: Tunisia: Government bans new journalists’...

China: Newspaper circulation

Cambodia: Jobless woes

Blog Day 2005

Sometime in June of this year Israeli blogger Nir Ofir had a realization: the date 3108 (or August 31st) looks suspiciously like the word “Blog.” He had also become increasingly...

News from Chinese Blogosphere(Aug 21th-27th)

1 Firewall Update: From Aug 20th, internet users in mainland China generally began to experience access failures when they tried to browse websites outside China. Even the searching engine Google...

25 August 2005

The World Reacts to Robertson

In the global chatter about U.S. televangelist Pat Robertson‘s remarks calling for the assasination of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (for which he later apologized), there is much reflection on religious...

China: Real names required

Singapore: Blog voyeurs?

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