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3 March 2008

Stories from 3 March 2008

South Korea: Old Korean Advertisements

China: Hack into Freedom City

For China's Astro Boy generation, a house arrested blogger like Zeng Jinyan could be most clearly viewed as one node in a network system needing to be re-established as quickly...

China: The Poor Pay More Tax

Taiwan: Digitalize Aboriginal Groups

Kazakhstan: Statistical Truth

Turkmenistan: Everyday Problems of Young Turkmen

Afghanistan: Worshipping the Dead Wahhabis

Singapore: Possible Appearances

Malaysia: Korean Town in Malaysian Capital

Venezuela: Bombs in Caracas and Memories of “El Caracazo”

On February 27, 1989, riots broke out in Caracas, Venezuela in an event known as "El Caracazo," which is now commemorated with marches, rallies and protests. This year, a series...

Japan: Is it obscenity or is it art?

On February 19, the Japanese Supreme Court ruled that a Robert Mapplethorpe book, confiscated at Narita Airport in 1999 on the basis of its perceived pornographic content, does not violate...

Fiji: Local Blogosphere Roundup