Day: November 5, 2009

Mickey Mouse Gets 20 Years in Chongqing, Mudfight in Oakland, and other news

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China / Cultural Politics / East Asian modernity / Japan / North Korea / Sino-North Korean relations / US-North Korea relations

The Chosun Ilbo gives some coverage of an Asian economic conference that just completed in the Liaodong port city/jewel of Dalian: This is the first time since China’s heyday in the 19th century that the East Asian economic bloc surpassed the European economic zone in terms of size. The reason East Asia has been gaining so much influence is that Asian countries centered around China have been the fastest to recover from the global economic […]