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20 August 2006

Stories from 20 August 2006

Taiwan: Chen Shui Bian

ESWN translates Anti's article on A Million People Will Not Oust President Chen Shui-bian.

China: debate on ploygamous relation

There is a lengthly debate on polygamous relation in Li Yin-he's blog. It started Li's blogging on the LGBT meeting in this July. Her viewpoint was reported by mainstream newspapers...

China: cultural revolution personal account

DANWEI puts up two first person accounts of cultural revolution translated and foreworded by Geremie R. Barmé.

China: drought

Shang pei-jin in Shanghaiist reports on the drought in Chongqing and Sichuan region. Reports circulated in the internet said that The Three Gorges Dam was responsible for the situation.

China: parents camping at Tsinghua

Mindmeter puts together some photos and reports from BBS and newspapers on the Tsinghua University campus, showing how parents of undergraduate students stay overnight at the campus without any shelter...

South Korea: protest photos

Darin in Occidentalism posts several protest photos from South Korea, probably in response to Koizumi’s most recent Yasukuni visit.

Japan and South Korea: territorial debate

Gerry-Bevers in occidentalism writes a detailed historical analysis on a video that claims that Dokdo (Liancourt Rocks) was historically Korean territory.

South Korea: English teacher

Robert Koehler in Marmot's hole summarizes the problem of English teachers hiring practice in South Korea: “According to Seoul immigration officials, about 240 unqualified foreign teachers were busted in Seoul...

61st Anniversary of Indonesia's Independence Day

In commemorating the 61st anniversary of independence day, Indonesian bloggers have many ways to celebrate it. Agusti Anwar highlights the meaning of flag as a symbol of nation and nationalism:...

Bangladesh Blog Buzz:

What the Bangladeshi blogs are saying:

Cambodia: New Story Tellers on the Internet

According to a research report released recently by Pew Internet, most webloggers don't consider themselves doing journalism. In most cases they are not up to what a journalist does. In...

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