Useful websites for East Asian Studies

The gateways and subject guides included in the following list will lead to more focussed and quality assured information than general Internet search engines for queries relating to East Asian Studies.

Gateways and subject guides
Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library Searchable gateway of Internet resources relevant to Asian Studies.
Portal to Asian Internet Resources The Portal to Asian Internet Resources (PAIR) offers searchable access to over 6 thousand professionally selected, catalogued and annotated Internet resources. Provided by the University of Wisconsin, the University of Minnesota and the Ohio State University.
Resources for East Asian Language and Thought Compiled by Charles Muller, of Toyo Gakuen University.
China WWW Virtual Library Searchable gateway of Internet resources relevant to Chinese Studies, hosted by the Sinological Institute, Leiden University, Netherlands.
East Asian Studies Internet Resources Browseable gateway of Internet links, provided by UCLA.
Resources for East Asian Studies Browseable gateway of Internet links, provided by Yale University.
Bridge to Japan Comprehensive gateway to Japan-related Internet resources.

Newspapers
Asahi newspapers The Asahi Shimbun and other Asahi newspapers are available online. In Japanese and English
China Daily An English-language daily newspaper published in China. Online daily e-paper access offers five-year searchable archive
Choson Ilbo Choson Ilbo is available online. In Korean and English.
Daily Yomiuri Online Offers daily news from Japan's The Daily Yomiuri
Japan Times The Japan Times is available online, in English and Japanese
Korea Herald The Korea Herald is available online
Korea Times The Korea Times is available online
National Digital Library of China Newspaper collections Non-authorised access to more than 400 Chinese fulltext searchable newspapers
New Weekly Offers insight and critical opinion on Chinese society, culture and current affairs. Weekly magazine and statistical reports are available at Western Bank Library
Nikkei News Available in English and Japanese
Southern Daily In depth reports on social, political and financial issues about China. The media group has a reputation in fight against the state freedom of speech control
Southern Weekend In depth reports on social, political and financial issues about China. The media group has a reputation in fight against the state freedom of speech control

Other useful links
UK Information Resources on Asia (UKIRA)
UKIRA is a database of holdings in UK libraries of collections relating to Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa.
Asia Society
Provides information on Asian society, including arts and culture, business and economics, policy and government, and social issues.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region.
Asian Development Bank ADB is a multilateral development finance institution dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. Provides news, information on regions and countries, economics and statistics, and access to publications.
Comparative Connections A freely available ejournal on Asian Bilateral relations.
White Rose East Asia Centre for Chinese A collection of links to China-related materials on the internet with a focus on academically relevant resources
White Rose East Asia Centre for Japan A collection of links to Japan-related materials on the internet with a focus on academically relevant resources
China WWW Virtual Library Searchable gateway of Internet resources relevant to Chinese Studies, hosted by the Sinological Institute, Leiden University, Netherlands
China Internet Information Center Information portal about China, providing access to news and information. Available in English, Chinese, and other languages
Statistics Japan [総務統計局] Statistics Bureau, Director-General for Policy Planning (Statistical Standards) and Statistical Research and Training Institute