Stories about East Asia from July, 2017
Cartoons published by The Irrawaddy over the course of four years— from 2014 to 2017—reflecting the media milestones and hardships experienced in Myanmar.
On Monday, July 10, Japan feted its favorite food made from cultured soy beans: natto.
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"How come [a nearby dim sum restaurant] has not been suffered from a lack of customers because of Muslim pork-less food culture?" one citizen journalist questioned.
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"They must be able to meet and receive visits from whomever they desire, and be able to freely communicate with the outside world."
For more than a decade, Osaka and other communities with large populations of ethnic Korean residents have struggled to deal with far-right organizations that target ethnic Koreans and other minorities.
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"How does one distinguish between a false report based on an honest mistake and one maliciously spread through print, broadcasting and online?"
"It's become apparent there has been massive destruction."
It offers an authentic chance to see how locals trade. Sellers arrive at the marker before dawn to prepare for the day, and the market usually lasts until around noon.
Chinese Communist Party media are concerned about the game's storyline, which they say "subverts Chinese history."
"It is absurd that security forces are using outdated laws to silence and punish journalists who have committed no crime," wrote the editor of The Irrawaddy.