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· April, 2008

Stories about East Asia from April, 2008

28 April 2008

Southeast Asia: Rice and food price crisis

The Southeast Asian region, home to several emerging and developing economies, is also struggling to cope with the global food price crisis. Bloggers discuss the impact of the crisis in...

Korean President's Visit to the U.S. and Media

The first summit between America and South Korea since the Korean Presidential Election was held in Washington in April. Current President Lee Myung Bak’s visit to the U.S. attracted the...

China: Carrefour Boycott Censored by GFW

China and Tibet: Tibetan Wish

China: An American Youth's Advice to Chinese Youths

Hong Kong: Net Respect Project

Hong Kong: Shame

Japan and China: Nationalistic Language Learning

South Korea: Olympic Torch Relay Protest

Japan: Nagano red for Olympic torch relay

The Japanese leg of the Olympic torch relay came to an end on Saturday without serious incident, but many Japanese bloggers who attended the event were left with lasting --...

26 April 2008

Hong Kong: Tibet Journal Article

Japan: Olympic Torch Protest in Nagano

Syria: Explosive Nuclear News

Yesterday, the CIA released footage of an alleged Syrian North-Korean-built nuclear reactor. The footage "exploded" all over the news. Yazan Badran brings us the reactions of Syria's bloggers.