Stories from 2 March 2013
Shenzhen, a city in Southern China, recently has passed a set of law to protect good Samaritans from being sued by people they have helped. Mary Ann O'Donnell wondered if public morality can be legislated.
As the pollution and water shortage problem in Beijing is getting more and more serious, people are discussing about various proposals to move the capital city. Brendan O'Kane joined the conversation with more background on the previous proposals and recommendations.
Alia from China Beat blogs Chinese netizens’ reaction on Hong Kong government's new restriction which limits tourists from taking more than 1.8kg infant formula milk across border everyday. The policy is meant to stop the outflow of baby formula from Hong Kong to mainland China and prevent the shortage of...
Blocked in Weibo analyses the spatial distribution of Weibo users and finds out that roughly 23% of all Weibo posts come from Guangdong.
A deadly clash broke out between farmers and the police in southern Myanmar over a confiscated land property. One police officer was killed and 45 people were injured. Land grabs and land protests are getting frequent in Myanmar
This winter, Ukraine's roads look as if they've been hit by hundreds of small meteors. The public outrage over the appalling state of the roads has temporarily stolen the social media spotlight from other important political events taking place in Ukraine.