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3 October 2012

Stories from 3 October 2012

China, Japan: Japanese Writers Urge End to Nationalistic Hysteria

A number of famous Japanese novelists and intellectuals have called for an end to the vicious cycle of nationalistic hysteria in Japan and China over the territorial dispute regarding the...

China: Golden Week Holiday Chaos

China's week-long National Day holiday has again brought chaos due to limited capacity, with news and images of blocked roads and littered tourist spots spreading across micro-blogs. Some suggest that...

Russia: Echo of Moscow Pokes Fun at Environmentalist Dissident

Tajikistan: Costly Conscription

Italian Singer Encourages Kazakhs to Speak Mother Tongue

Son Pascal, an Italian singer and songwriter, has become a celebrity in Kazakhstan by passionately encouraging Kazakhs to speak their mother tongue. In a brief interview with Global Voices Online,...

Japan, U.S.A: Okinawan Women Against US “Osprey” deployment