Jose Manuel Tesoro · August, 2005

Latest posts by Jose Manuel Tesoro from August, 2005

China: Mine Flood Coverup

  19 August 2005

EastSouthWestNorth preserves a surprisingly frank account by a Chinese paper about how mine owners in Ruzhou smothered news about a mine disaster — by paying off both real and pretend reporters.

Japan: Tokyo Noon

  19 August 2005

Japan's parliamentary election campaign is underway. Japundit says ex-PM Junichiro Koizumi is coming out swinging.

Philippines: An Angry Letter

  19 August 2005

Frustrated by the descent into yet another political scandal, a.k.a. Gloriagate, Manila tour guide Carlos Celdran points accusingly at the older generation.