Stories about East Asia
21 July 2015
Although Indonesians' public celebrations of Eid al-Fitr in the past were met with hostility, Taiwanese have learned to respect this Muslim holiday and help their Indonesian friends celebrate it.
20 July 2015
Chinese state-run newspaper People's Daily accused Telegram of aiding human-rights lawyers and advocates, who allegedly used the app and its "Secret Chat" mode to engage in “anti-government" activity.
17 July 2015
16 July 2015
"Punish by way of trampling all over the law is fundamentally destroying the legitimacy of the government...You get temporary peace, but sooner or later the volcano will erupt. "
"In front of the national Diet. On what path is this country now headed, I wonder? July 15, 2015: a day of dread."
15 July 2015
Popular Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has died, leaving gaming fans around the world to mourn his loss.
"I have made up my mind, if you want to marry me now, just come to the stage."
13 July 2015
"I was hoping to use the money I earn from the stock market to fly to the US to see my friends. Now I won’t be going."
The hashtag #1MDBMovies appeared after a Wall Street Journal report alleged that 700 million US dollars was transferred into the bank accounts of Prime Minister Najib Razak.