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Tuesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


13 April 2010 13:48

  • China is banning English terms and abbreviations on local TV, mandating local alternatives to 'GDP', 'WTO' and many others. Sounds rather French.
  • The Economist's Charlemagne's columnist offers an online reading list for those interested in European affairs.
  • An Asia Society task force led by GEN Wesley Clark has released a new paper on US policy options for Burma. (H/t WPR.)
  • The WTO has overturned an Australian ban on Kiwi apples. (H/t Catallaxy.)
  • Not surprisingly, Facebook dominates this survey of Asia Pacific social media habits. But there are some shocks: the Phillipines tops the regional list of social media users, and Japan is last.
  • Asialink addresses the big questions in Australian immigration policy: how big a population? How many migrants? How many refugees? What do we do about the boats?
  • Logistics: Why the political situation in Kyrgyzstan matters for the US military in Afghanistan.