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Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 23rd September

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Friday, September 23rd, 2011
 
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[caption id=”attachment_3657″ align=”alignleft” width=”250″ caption=”Jiang Tianyong (pictured) and another Chinese rights lawyer, Teng Biao, were recognized for this year

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 16th September

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, September 17th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Chinese human rights lawyer released, – Greenpeace highlights China’s toxic produce, – South Korea pressured over deportations, and – Asia’s Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** ET-Chinese human rights lawyer Guo Feixiong was released from prison September 13. Although in poor health and weakened by the [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 9th September

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Sunday, September 11th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Slave labour rescue highlights problem, – Chinese environmental damage under investigation, – Indonesian broadcaster targeted over Chinese broadcast, and – Business success squeezes Hong Kong international schools. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** NTD-More slave labour has been discovered in China

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 26th August

Posted by Trevor Piper on Saturday, August 27th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – China’s hacker army enters Vietnam dispute, – Hong Kong angry over Chinese leader’s security, – Greenpeace investigation details toxic sportswear, and – Bell rings for peace on Taiwan island. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** ET-News reports in June told of escalating confrontations between China and Vietnam over the [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 12th August

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, August 13th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Facing restrictions Chinese journalists blog news instead, – Movement to quit CCP reaches 100 million participants, – New Tibetan political head sworn in, and – Taiwan’s population rapidly ageing. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** ET-Faced with restrictions on permissible reports, Chinese journalists have turned to Sina.com and other [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 15th July

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, July 16th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Beijing’s glory projects turning sour, – Grow-your-own taking off in Chinese cities, – Tibetans jailed for celebrating Dalai Lama’s birthday, and – Malaysia defends heavy handed reaction to protests. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** NTD-A new highway in China

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 1st July

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Friday, July 1st, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – China slammed for extending journalist’s detention, – Beijing tested by torrential rain, – Support keeps independent Taiwan broadcaster on-air, and – World’s largest tropical island yields new species. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** NTD-Press freedom advocates have criticised the Chinese regime for sentencing a journalist to eight more [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 17th June

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, June 18th, 2011
 
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- Bombings stun Chinese officials, – Southern China flooding hits millions, – Taiwan’s main parties unite behind independent broadcaster, and – Special Olympic athletes make history. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** ET-A string of recent bomb explosions targeting government buildings throughout China continue to stun officials. The bombings include five incidents in [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 10th June

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, June 11th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Beijing again denies cyber attacks, – Chinese regime worried by People’s Congress independent candidates, – Tiananmen Square Massacre animation unlikely online hit, and – Hong Kong a refuge for Chinese artists. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** ET/NTD-According to what experts told CNET and its affiliate ZDNet Asia, the [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 3rd June

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, June 4th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – No justice for China’s toxic-milk victims, – Three Gorges Dam should be dismantled, – Talks stall on independent Taiwanese TV broadcaster, and – Retirees volunteer for Japan nuclear clean-up. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** Following the recent revelation of a secret compensation fund set up after the 2008 [...]