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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 19th August

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Friday, August 19th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Beijing mounts new Xinjiang crackdown, – Report highlights land reform burden, – An unlikely education in Taiwan, and – Smartphone patent battle. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** NTD-The Chinese regime has started August 11, another hard-line security crackdown on ethnic violence in the western region of Xinjiang. On [...]

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 27th May

Posted by Trevor Piper on Saturday, May 28th, 2011
 
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[caption id=”attachment_3492″ align=”alignleft” width=”250″ caption=”Tuesday, May 3, was World Press freedom Day. In Taiwan, NTD Asia Pacific Television

Asia Cast for the week ending Friday 29th April

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, April 30th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – Beijing’s lawyer crackdown continues, – Chinese consumers latest food safety worries, – Hong Kong rally for Ai Weiwei, and – Japan marks 25th Chernobyl anniversary. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** A well known Beijing lawyer has been charged with obstructing a witness for a second time just weeks [...]

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 [...]

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 Thursday 10th March

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Sunday, March 13th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin… – China’s legislature holds annual sessions, – One-child policy making Chinese soldiers soft, – Hong Kong upholds judicial independence, and – Rising tourism straining Asia’s heritage sites. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** ET-The equivalent of China

Asia Cast for the week ending Thursday 3rd March

Posted by Rich Crankshaw on Saturday, March 5th, 2011
 
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In this bulletin: – China’s environmental problems climb political agenda, – Chinese regime slammed for mistreating foreign journalist, – Hong Kong warnings over counterfeit wines, and – New Tibetan government in exile to be elected. But first our SOH focus on China. ********************** As northern China continues to experience severe drought experts in rural development [...]