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· May, 2009

Stories about East Asia from May, 2009

China and Hong Kong: June 4th protest T-shirt design

Every year on the Sunday before the anniversary of June 4th Incident (Tiananmen Square, 1989), people in Hong Kong would demonstrate to call for justice. This year, the 20th anniversary...

China: Yingde Mass Incident

China: Should journalists be tried for bribery?

South Korea: Lee Myung-bak's Political Revenge Killed Roh Moo-hyun

Taiwan: Comparisons of Chen and Roh

Singapore: Annual reading initiative

Suicide cases in Singapore

Myanmar: Junta leader is “mentally insane”

Japan: Ministry of Health posts YouTube video

Malaysia: Yuna Changes the Face of Indie Music

In recent years more and more independent musicians are gaining popularity thanks to social networking websites such as YouTube and MySpace. Meet Yuna from Malaysia. She is the talk of...

Malaysia: Is The New PM a Market Reformer?

Are we expecting a gradual political revolution with new leadership in Malaysia? The Prime Minister does not only embrace social media technology to improve citizen engagement, he ventures a step...

China: New development on Deng Yujiao's murder case

China: Korea Former President’s Suicide, Chinese Reactions

Japan: A brief review of the eco-technologies

In mid May the Japanese Government has launched a stimulus package to boost the demand for energy efficient household appliances with a new eco-points system, details of which will be...

Japan: Shunsuke Nakamura to rejoin Yokohama Marinos?

Influenza A(H1N1) cases in Southeast Asia

Several Southeast Asian countries have confirmed that some of their citizens have tested positive for Influenza A(H1N1) infection. The region is no longer swine flu-free. Bloggers react as the virus...

“Obama” as President of Indonesia

Indonesia: Presidential election survey

Indonesia: Wealthy candidates

East Timor: Dili stops on Friday mornings for cleaning

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