10 October 2008

Stories from 10 October 2008

Armenia: Diasporan War Veteran Faces Deportation

  10 October 2008

Unzipped comments on the case of Sargis Hatspanian, a French-Armenian veteran of the war with Azerbaijan who came out in support of the radical opposition during February's disputed presidential election. The blog challenges the official line that Hatspanian is an illegal alien in Armenia and questions the legality of his...

Japan: Machida city council requests regulation of Street View

  10 October 2008

Blogger and lawyer Yōji Ochiai [落合洋司] reports on news [ja] that the Machida city council in Tokyo has made a written request [ja] for investigations into regulation regarding Google's Street View Service, which has sparked some negative reactions in Japan [ja]. “My position has been to oppose entirely the targeting,...

China: Melamedia

  10 October 2008

David Bandurski from China media project continues to discuss the media's responsibility in the poisonous milk scandal and translates in partial an article “N-number of Ways the Media’s Conscience Can Be Bought” by Meng Bo.

China: Melamine is Inevitable?

  10 October 2008

In Oct 7, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Agriculture, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce and the General Administration of Quality Supervision and Quarantine jointly issued a notice which state the upper limit of melamine in milk product. For infant...

Taiwan: Sticker Action

  10 October 2008

A website has been set up for bloggers to launch sticker action in Taiwan. A most popular sticker is “this blog doesn't contain melamine!” (a total of 805 stickers counted).

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