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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 6th May

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, May 7th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Protests stall world’s busiest port, – Chinese millionaires moving funds overseas, – Hong Kong media’s self censorship growing, and – Battle-scarred fossil jaw found in Australia But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** Shanghai, the world’s busiest port, was recently brought to a near standstill after a strike by truck [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 15th April

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, April 16th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – China’s shady medical blackmarkets, – Vietnamese still held over China shortwave broadcast, – Petitioners rebut claims China improving human rights, and – Australian children’s surprising second language. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** An SOH Chinese reporter recently looked into the shady world of China’s illegal trade in kidneys [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 8th April

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Sunday, April 10th, 2011

In this bulletin: – Petitioners targeted around regime’s latest sensitive day, – Chinese regime pressures Vietnam over SOH broadcast, and – Cherry blossom draws Taiwan crowds. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** According to the latest announcements from China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection, low levels of radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant have [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 25th March

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Chinese pensioners left empty handed, – Beijing reaffirms rapid nuclear expansion, – People power saves iconic trees, and – Indonesia stifling media freedom. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** As China’s population of senior citizens approaches its peak, analysts warn poor management and corruption has left pension funds in [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 18th March

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, March 19th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Chinese quake victims waiting for aid, – Land seizures and forced demolitions continue unchecked in China, – Japan’s emperor addresses nation, and – US lists top Chinese companies selling counterfeit goods. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** Residents in Yingjiang County, Yunnan Province have said relief efforts in the [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 4th February

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Friday, February 4th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – China losing ground as world’s factory, – Chinese bulk buying creates Hong Kong baby formula shortage, – Tibet’s Karmapa Lama reassures followers, and – Chinese Consul shocks New Zealand Councillors. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** Police in Beijing recently beat a renowned dissident immediately upon his release from [...]

asia Cast for the week ending Friday 28th January

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, January 29th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Public speaking helping defend Chinese human rights, – Drought hits China’s northern breadbasket, – Australian and Indonesia battle flooding, and – South Koreans lapping up fortunes with their lattes. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** A retired university professor recently took his views on government corruption and forced land [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 21st January

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, January 22nd, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – China’s forced demolitions continue unchecked, – Chinese media given its reporting orders, – ASEAN meeting wraps up, and – UN worried by food prices in Asia. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** Forced demolitions continue in China with government officials and local police brazenly covering for those involved in [...]