Featured stories about East Asia
- GV Face: Beyond Gangnam Style – Censorship and Korean Pop Music 28 February 2014
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- Searching for Blame in Deadly South Korean Building Collapse 20 February 2014
- PHOTOS: A Dizzying View From the Top of Shanghai Tower 18 February 2014
Latest stories about East Asia
11 March 2014
WK News is a new grassroots media site that covers labor news in Hong Kong.
10 March 2014
For 2014 World Radio Day, we spoke with Manuel Ribeiro, one of the voices of the programme "Portuguese Voice", broadcast for the Portuguese community in Australia.
The move is widely viewed as a strategic collaboration to shore up the two parties against their common competitor Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company.
8 March 2014
Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing lost contact with air traffic controllers, with the authorities being unable to locate the aircraft since. The flight was carrying 239 people
In 2010, urban Chinese women earned 67 percent of what their male peers earned, and rural women earned 56 percent.
“2014 is neither 1914 nor 1894, it’s better for [Japan] to regard post-war Germany as a role model than make a fuss about Germany before WWI.“
"I am afraid this method does little to tackle the problem. Throughout history, China has only been met with failure when it tried to combat nature."
6 March 2014
Shin-Okubo, a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been experiencing an escalation of anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years.
5 March 2014
The Malaysian government has raised medical fees by 14 percent which many believe would hurt the poor who are still reeling from rising food and petrol prices.
4 March 2014
From sweet pancakes, to wriggling baby octopus eaten alive, Korean street food has attracted foodies worldwide.