Latest stories about East Asia
7 April 2014
A satirist and prominent social critic has returned to the airwaves in South Korea after being acquitted on charges of defaming the president.
6 April 2014
About 1,000 Maoming residents rallied against the project over environmental and health concerns. Clashes reportedly left some injured, with rumors that some people were even killed.
Can a motorcycle carry 10 passengers? Yes if you're in the Philippines where a modified bike is used as a public transport in rural villages
5 April 2014
Members of the #CongressOccupied movement called President Ma's plan for a trade agreement monitoring system "empty, insincere and deceptive".
The report also revealed that many Chinese companies are becoming more popular with would-be university graduates.
4 April 2014
A Singapore poster campaign in a busy train station wants the public to think twice about meat consumption.
3 April 2014
The global human rights community is mourning the death of legendary Malaysian activist Irene Fernandez. One writer described her as Malaysian ‘Joan of Arc’ of maltreated migrants.
2 April 2014
South Korea's women's national curling team coach was fired for sexual, verbal and financial abuse of team members, the latest case in a string of disturbing abuse allegations in sports.
1 April 2014
Thailand's New Year celebration, Songkran, is globally famous for its water splashing activities. But Singapore will celebrate Songkran this month without water to emphasize water conservation.
Taiwanese designers have actively contributed to the movement against a controversial trade deal with China by creating ads, banners and clothing.