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· April, 2012

Stories about East Asia from April, 2012

14 April 2012

Fuel Price Protests in Several Indonesian Cities

Several Indonesian cities were rocked by protests and riots against petrol price hikes in the past few weeks. Netizens debated if the price increase is appropriate. Twitter users have maximized...

Singapore: If We Launched the Rocket…

Following North Korea's reported failure to launch a rocket, a hashtag popped up on Twitter: #ifSingaporelaunchedarocket. Singaporean tweeples used the hashtag to write about their observations of Singaporean culture and...

13 April 2012

Perspectives on North Korea's Unsuccessful Rocket Launch

North Korea launched a rocket on April 12, despite international warnings of censure and further isolation. But to its embarrassment, the rocket disintegrated right after the launch and its remnants...

China: Social Mediascape

China: Firmly support CCP Central Committee

12 April 2012

Indonesia: Jakarta Governor Race Heats Up

Indonesian netizens discuss the local elections in Jakarta and many are expressing their views about the reelection bid of the incumbent governor.

Myanmar: Sex Tourism Industry

Myanmar: Transparency in Development Aid

Hashtags to Monitor Indonesia quake

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