Stories about East Asia
18 July 2014
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed in eastern Ukraine Thursday evening. The plane was carrying 298 passengers and crew members.
17 July 2014
China Is Demolishing Churches and Stripping Others of Their Crosses, but It Swears It Isn't Targeting Christianity
China maintains it is going after all illegal buildings, but Christians are calling the campaign religious persecution.
16 July 2014
Singapore's National Library's has banned three children's books that feature same-sex couples after one person's complaint, calling the decision 'pro-family'. The reading public is not happy.
15 July 2014
The Warning Squad Is Here to Tell You About Hong Kong Police's ‘Repression’ of Pro-Democracy Protesters
Local artist Kasey Wong created the Hongkongese Warning Squad, a protest performance that criticized the police's harsh treatment of peaceful protests.
14 July 2014
12 July 2014
10 July 2014
China is targeting its arts groups' organised performances on foreign soil as part of a push for austerity.
Two teams tested out tools from Taiwan during the July 1 rally in Hong Kong, which gathered a half a million people to protest for democracy and autonomy from China.
9 July 2014
The censorship of music within both Tibet and China has been known to reach absurd heights.
EngageMedia compiled videos of young people explaining their perspectives about the important 2014 presidential elections.