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9 July 2006

Stories from 9 July 2006

China: Rising sun in internet game

ESWN translates a local report about the angry reaction of Chinese game players when they found out the graphic of “rising sun” appeared in Netease game “The Fantasy of the...

South Korea: Anti-Amercian movie?

The USFK bashing Korean movie, “The Host” is about to begin screening in Korea; GI Korea Blog comments that the movie is too anti-American. However, Michael Hurt from Scribblings of...

South Korea: photos 1906

Joshua blogs some precious photos of Korea in 1906 in the Korea Liberator.

Japan: expressing love

Lee in Tokyo times blogs about a gang of Japanese middle age men organized themselves to express their love towards their wife. The organizer explains: “overseas, Japan tends to be...

China: internet registration

William Long reports that the chongqing provincial government recently demanded that individual going online at home should set up a file at the police station or else the online service...

China: yellow earth plateau

Raymond zhou translates a post from China Daily on the environment and livelihood in Yellow Earth Plateau – one of the poorest area in China, Gansu Province.

China: the special ticket to Tibet

HanSong, a science story writer in China posts an excrept of his fiction “the special ticket to Tibet” (zh). Joel Martinsen in Danwei has an introduction and translation.

South Korea: a brief history of resistance to North Korean regime

Joshua in the Korea Liberator posts a chronology from 1981-2006 of North Korean's efforts in resisting the authoritarian regime.

The Syrian Blogsphere, Away from Politics

This week, we'll keep dirty Middle East politics away for a change. And focus more social side of the Syrian blogsphere. To start off with artsy Soraya, talking about the...

Global Food Blog Report #24

#1: From Thailand, B'Tonian in Siam : Thai Food & the Market I’ve heard so many people say they love Thai food, but few can name more than a handful...

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