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Thailand’s New Media Protest Leader – CBC The World this Weekend

BANGKOK – Bow Nutta Mahattana wears a cartoon t-shirt mocking Thai Prime Minister, and junta leader, Prayuth Chan-ocha with a nose like Pinocchio. The 39-year-old mother and teacher is facing a lengthy prison sentence for staging anti-junta protests – and

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Malaysia’s Rohingya Network – CBC The World this Weekend

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The Rohingya community in Malaysia is trying to help fellow Rohingya who’ve recently fled their homes in Myanmar to live in refugee camps in Bangladesh. The Rohingya in Malaysia view themselves as the lucky ones. They’re

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Thailand’s Computer Crimes – CBC The World this Weekend

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thai netizens are outraged as amendments to the Computer Crime Act came into effect in 2017. It’s meant to take Thailand’s draconian sedition and royal defamation laws online. The current regime has made it a far-reaching act

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Hong Kong’s Heritage Heroes – Part Three

HONG KONG – Heritage Heroes Part Three is the third, and last, part of a documentary on residents fighting to save Hong Kong’s cultural heritage and historic buildings from neglect and, eventual, demolition by local government and property development companies

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Hong Kong’s Heritage Heroes – Part Two

HONG KONG – Heritage Heroes Part Two is the second part of a documentary on residents fighting to save Hong Kong’s cultural heritage and historic buildings from neglect and, eventual, demolition by local government and property development companies in the

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Hong Kong’s Heritage Heroes – Part One

HONG KONG – Heritage Heroes Part One is the first part of a documentary on residents fighting to save Hong Kong’s cultural heritage and historic buildings from neglect and, eventual, demolition by local government and property development companies in the

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Myanmar’s Youthful Change – CBC The World this Weekend

YANGON, Myanmar – There has been a transition taking place in this Southeast Asian country since the end of 50 years of military dictatorship in 2012. The first fully democratic elections in 2015 brought Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for

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