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· January, 2017

Stories about East Asia from January, 2017

6 January 2017

Survey Finds Young Social Media Users in Hong Kong Tend to Distrust the Government

The survey also found that despite young people’s frequent online activity, most of them seldom participated in offline political events.

5 January 2017

A Japanese Researcher Tweets Vintage Photos Colorized Using Neural Networks

Anyone can use this interesting web-based tool to add color to black-and-white images.

3 January 2017

Veteran Journalists in Hong Kong Launch Non-Profit News Site in Defense of Press Freedom

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"In a time of chaos, we must distinguish right from wrong; when society is restless, we must stick to reason and fairness."

2 January 2017

Award-Winning Chinese Human Rights Journalist: ‘This is a Calling, Not a Career Choice’

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Twenty-six-year-old journalist Zhao Sile won a Hong Kong Human Rights Press Award for her 2016 story, "The Fate of Chinese Rights NGOs."

Foreign NGOs in China Face Uncertainty as Broad New Law Comes Into Effect

"One of the really negative effects of the law...is that whole sectors of the NGO community…suddenly feel that they are being treated as subversives or enemies..."