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30 September 2014
Occupy Central is calling for Hong Kong's chief executive to resign, while members of both pro-government and opposition camps fear violent intervention from Beijing.
Twitter Users Proclaim the Death of Indonesia's Democracy as Lawmakers Scrap Direct Voting of Regional Assemblies
The Twitter hashtags #RIPDemokrasi and #ShameOnYouSBY were trending as Indonesians expressed displeasure over the vote and against outgoing president SBY.
29 September 2014
More than a thousand people gathered in the Freedom Square in Taiwan to express their solidarity with Hong Kong protesters.
YouTube vlogger RailKingJP regularly uploads fantatsic footage of his trainspotting adventures in Japan and abroad. New to the hobby? He also offers tips and tricks for tracking down trains.
28 September 2014
The police cracked down on protesters after Occupy Central with Love and Peace began a massive sit-in calling for genuine democratic elections.
The new law will criminalize online criticism of government policies and outlaw "Spreading information that distorts truth or tarnishes the dignity and rights of individuals, sectors, institutions and organizations."
25 September 2014
24 September 2014
Millions have seen the video of the man's creative marriage proposal, set to the tune of Louder by Japanese pop star Charice.