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· December, 2009

Stories about East Asia from December, 2009

Philippines: A bishop's accomplishment report

Malaysia: Spiritual leader urges colleagues to practice polygamy

Vietnam: Training restaurant for street kids

Is Vietnam blocking Facebook?

Vietnam: Facebook competitor

China and Hong Kong: Bodyguards and Assassins

Bodyguards and Assassins is an action movie released during Christmas in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. As a patriotic film, it was originally set to release in October for celebrating...

China: ‘How did Copenhagen end up our fault?’

Did China do badly at Copenhagen? Writes one Chinese blogger: "I think Chinese officials acted splendidly at the Copenhagen summit; this was the first time for me to see China...

China: Liu Xiaobo sentenced to 11 years

Malaysia: Press Freedom Advocate Sues Blogger

A veteran journalist-blogger is being sued for libel by a politician who is known for espousing press freedom in Malaysia. Check out the reactions of Malaysian bloggers.

Cambodia: Gay novels on blogs

Cambodia: First Gay Blog

Malaysia: Blogopshere Social Responsiblity

Why China would have never accepted emission control?

Japan: Entrepreneurship

South Korea: Fan's culture

China: Chinternet

Cambodia: Female Voices in the Blogosphere

GV author Sopheap Chak interviews two Cambodian female bloggers about the participation and role of women bloggers in Cambodia. The two bloggers also share their views on the state of...

Friendster now owned by a Malaysian firm

Singapore: Asia's 25 Most Influential People

China: White-listing the Internet

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