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· November, 2008

Stories about East Asia from November, 2008

26 November 2008

Searching for blogs in Myanmar

Myanmar: Social networking site

Indonesia: “Security camera” show in a hotel TV

Indonesia: Elections and used car markets

Korea: An Actress, Her Good Deed, and Her Family History.

A popular young actress who is called the ‘national sister’ due to her naivete, humble attitude, and good acting, Moon Geun-young is famous for making donations to society. She usually...

China: Roadmap to Tibet Independence

China: An Eviction In Futian

Thailand: Airport chaos and travel advisory

China: Yang Jia is dead

Yang Jia (杨佳), who killed 6 police officers at Zhabei District police station in Shanghai on July 1, 2008, was executed this morning (26 of Nov, 2008). A twitter account,...

25 November 2008

Japan: Employment promised and then revoked

Thailand: Rallies and Twitter updates

Thailand’s anti-government protesters have surrounded the Parliament building; they are demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister. Thai bloggers and Twitter users have been sending updates about the protest actions...

China and Japan: Paper Schools at Earthquake Zone

China: Photos of Longnan Mass Incident

Philippines: Hunger and poverty

Malaysia: Yoga is OK for Muslims but…

Laos: Street lighting

Thailand: Protesters surround Parliament building

East Timor: Air quality

Malaysia: The Plight of Penan

The Penan tribe, indigenous people of East Malaysia, have taken quite some press and blog space this year. Bloggers react to stories of abuses committed against the Penan Tribe.

24 November 2008

China: Citizen reporter Zuola becomes a potential threat to state security?!

Three days ago, on Nov 20th, Zuola sent out a twitter message reporting that he could not get through the Customs from Shenzhen to Hong Kong: I can't get in...