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· May, 2008

Stories about East Asia from May, 2008

28 May 2008

China: Chinese Red Cross on corruption watch

Technology for Transparency Network

Bloggers continue to monitor earthquake corruption, as they wait for the truth to come out as to why so many school buildings collapsed so easily in this month's massive earthquake....

Korea: Grand Canal Confession

The Grand Canal plan, which the new Korean president dreamed of for a long time even before the election, seems to face another problem since the plan brought out so...

Japan: Mobile Web Access Restriction for Children

Japan: Monster Tales

China: Sunglasses Gate and Others

China: Children Protection

China: Quake Lake

China: No Corruption in Building Schools

27 May 2008

China: Relief tents embezzled, while stoppers got arrested

Diaster-relief tents were found in up-scale community and college campus in Chengdu city rather than any refugee site where they should be. Activists took action to check out the fact,...

China: An Earthquake Reporter's Self-Mockery

China: Earthquake Relief Posters

South Korea: Disrespect for Police

Philippines: Human rights blog

Fire at Myanmar embassy in Thailand

Malaysia: Blogs and websites under investigation

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