Latest stories about East Asia
4 December 2013
A review of the massive and daring street protests in 2008 and 2010 in Bangkok can help us understand the current political crisis in Thailand.
2 December 2013
A new circumvention software called Lantern has been launched in recent months. By inviting friends into a network, users can share their Internet connection within a trusted network.
"Lately there have been many times in which I’ve come to think that human beings are scarier than radiation", Fukushima residents comments curated on Buddhist blogpost.
1 December 2013
Violence erupted between protesters and government supporters. Meanwhile, police fired tear gas against protesters to prevent them from entering a government building.
29 November 2013
‘Stop Criminalizing Doctors!’ was the cry of doctors who conducted a walkout in Indonesia against a Supreme Court ruling which found three doctors guilty of malpractice.
28 November 2013
Tokyo Metropolitan Governor apologizes over money scandal. Japan's twitter users take it as a joke.
Join us for peer learning and exchange at the next Global Voices Meetup in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on December 1, 2013 at the Sithi Hub.
A Catholic priest vocal in his criticism against South Korea's president over her government's electioneering scandal has been branded a 'pro-North Korea sympathizer' and is under investigation.
27 November 2013
More than 100,000 anti-government protesters have stormed the streets of Bangkok in the past three days. Tensions rose when protesters occupied several government buildings
26 November 2013
"Censorship will always exist, but the media's real strength of character can always find a way to show its courage and conscience."