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· March, 2012

Stories about East Asia from March, 2012

16 March 2012

East Timor: Notes on the Presidential Elections

The election campaign in East Timor lasted for 15 days and the voters are now ready to elect a new president. What happened during the campaign period?

15 March 2012

South Korea: Major Network TV Journalists and Producers Joined Forces in Protest For Fair Journalism

South Korea: Protests Erupted against the Free Trade Deal with United States

China: Secret Arrest Law Passed

China: End of Chongqin Model Upon the Removal of Bo Xilai?

The former Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader of Chongqing, Bo Xilai, has been removed from his post and replaced by Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang. Some believe that it signifies the...

Hong Kong: Everyday Misery Unaddressed in Small Circle Mayoral Election

On the eve of the election of the Chief Executive in Hong Kong, a netizen presents a video showing the miserable life of Hong Kong people which hasn't been given...

Myanmar: Suu Kyi Speech Leaked on YouTube

14 March 2012

Rising Chinese Investments in Cambodia

Both Koreas Appear on Reporters Without Borders’ Annual List on Internet Censorship

Malaysia to Impose Minimum Wage Policy Soon

Malaysia has reportedly set a minimum wage policy for the first time in the country’s history. Netizens discuss whether the measure will be good for the economy.

Hong Kong: UNHCR's Subsidy Cut and Donation Black Hole

The UNHCR in Hong Kong is being questioned by several non-governmental bodies regarding its reduction in the day-to-day financial aid for refugees in Hong Kong, in spite of the huge...

China: Kony 2012, Chinese Netizen Reactions

China: New Criminal Procedure Law Undermine Human Rights

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