Stories about East Asia
21 March 2015
As part of the Rising Voices project, Cloghers (female bloggers) from Cambodia, share stories of garment workers, students in rural schools and a river clean up initiative in Phnom Penh.
20 March 2015
In light of the state of China's environment, perhaps the country's 1.3 billion people should be considered environmental refugees.
Tepco's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility was severely damaged following the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011.
19 March 2015
17 March 2015
16 March 2015
In addition to the lengthy prison sentence and subsequent house arrest, Minh Man has faced increasingly unfair and discriminatory treatment in detention.
15 March 2015
Myanmar student protesters - marching for education reforms since January - were violently attacked by police on March 5 and March 10.
13 March 2015
"We cannot remain deaf and blind to the excesses of mining while our people suffer the consequences of actions not of their own making.”
12 March 2015
In the mid-2000s, some Japanese who do not earn enough to rent their own apartments began living in Internet cafe booths, considered a step above living on the street.