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· April, 2011

Stories about East Asia from April, 2011

Myanmar: Quake victims need water and zinc sheets

Malaysia: Residents to receive email account from the government

Philippines: Mosquito Press

Malaysia: Ruling Coalition Tops Sarawak Elections

On Saturday 16 April, 2011, Malaysia’s ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition won the state election in Sarawak, winning 55 of the 71 seats contested to retain its control and two-thirds...

North Korea: Starving People Welcome Big Forest Fires

North Korea: Biggest Magic Show Ever

How China reports the Arab world

China: Clearing Urban Centers of ‘Unwanted’ People

From early 2011, major cities in China have started cleaning up "dangerous" and "low-end" elements of their populations. The proposal on "population control" was firstly introduced in the People's Congress...

China: Dumping Meat

China: The Real Threat

Brunei: Twestival Unites Local Netizens

Brunei's first Twestival event gathered the country's leading bloggers and other netizens in support of the Child Development Centre, a group that provides assistance to children with special needs.

China: Sunday Night Political Chat

Chinese academic and Internet celebrity Yu Jianrong found time during a recent visit to the United States to talk about China's current political climate amid the long string of recent...

Taiwan: Experience of foreign graduate students

Philippines: Solar lighting project

Laos: Controversial Xayaburi Dam

Vietnam's native fruits

Vietnam: Facebook partners with local telecom giant

Popularizing Vietnamese films

China: Recent Scandals Show Ongoing Battle for Food Safety

A slew of food scandals have occurred in China in recent weeks, highlighting the country's ongoing challenge with maintaining levels of food safety.

Japan: “Nuclear Power Mafia”

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