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China: Release citizen journalists detained for highlighting security crackdown
The Chinese authorities must immediately release three citizen journalists detained since the weekend for highlighting a security crackdown in Beijing for the annual parliamentary session currently under way, said Amnesty International.
Why the Plan to Dig a Canal Across Nicaragua Could Be a Very Bad Idea
By the end of this year, if a Chinese entrepreneur gets his way, digging will begin on a waterway that would stretch roughly 180 miles across Nicaragua to unite the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Wu Yu-sheng: 45 Death Row inmates should be executed
Legislator Wu Yu-Sheng demanded in a session at the Legislative Yuan Tuesday that the government implement a "Spring Resolution" and execute all 45 of the inmates now on death row in Taiwan.
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (E Zhan): Film Review
Newcomer Philip Ng and a cast of mostly martial-arts veterans star in producer Wong Jing's second Shanghai-set, 1930s gangland actioner in as many years.