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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 2nd August

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, September 3rd, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Extreme weather besets China, – Beijing greets new Japan PM with warning, – Singapore, Taiwan best Asian investment economies, and – High Court torpedoes Australia’s ‘Malaysian Solution’. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** NTD-While heavy storms have battered the southeastern coast of China, the southwest faces severe drought where [...]

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 22nd July

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, July 23rd, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Beijing executes corrupt former officials, – Greenpeace targets sports brands using polluting Chinese factories, – New book examines Beijing

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 [...]

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 22nd April

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Hundreds brawl in Guangzhou over commercial property, – Chinese comedians break new ground, – China slammed by independent internet freedom report, and – Inner Mongolia yields largest fossilised spider discovery. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** A well known dissident from Zhejiang Province has been charged with inciting subversion [...]

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 1st April

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Beijing jails veteran activist once more, – Tibet rues 52 years under Chinese rule, – Fukushima evacuees fear they’ll never return home, and – India’s tiger population grows. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** NTD-The Chinese regime was heavily criticised after sentencing veteran democracy advocate Liu Xianbin to a [...]