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17 October 2014
The case has led some in the Philippines to call for the military agreements between their country and the United States to be scrapped.
15 October 2014
About two million people were evacuated, and damage, while limited, was still significant in isolated and rural prefectures such as Okinawa.
Never mind that the very thing protesters are fighting for -- the right to nominate candidates -- is a feature of local elections in mainland China.
14 October 2014
Protesting Students and Teachers in Myanmar Reject Law They Claim Will Strengthen Junta-Era Schooling System
Students, teachers, and over 200 civil society organisations have joined forces against the proposed National Education Bill of Myanmar.
During the past seven years, China Rural Library has partnered with local schools and government-owned libraries and set up 22 libraries across 11 provinces in China.
13 October 2014
By communicating through the internet, Tibetan exile musician Techung and internal Tibetan blogger Woeser were able to create a song that reaches across borders while calling attention to them.
8 October 2014
Japan’s most beloved pop culture icon has been Disney-fied, prompting an online conversation among devoted Japanese anime fans.
Myanmar's alcohol consumption is the lowest in Southeast Asia, but many claim that this is now changing. Authorities are reportedly discussing banning women from buying alcohol in certain areas.
At least 34 activists in China had been arrested. Some in mainland China hope a win for democracy in Hong Kong will mean democratic development at home.