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· July, 2010

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Stories about English from July, 2010

31 July 2010

Qatar: Residents survive change to eight-digit phone numbers

In an effort to meet future demand, Qatar changes most mobile and landline numbers from seven to eight digits. Residents complain, but find the transition to be easier than expected.

Georgia: Frozen conflicts, frozen happiness

With a little over a week to go before the second anniversary of the short war fought between Russia and Georgia over the breakaway territory of South Ossetia, Evolutsia turns...

Wikileaks’ Japan data on Afghanistan

Japan: Abandoned Building Clock

Kenya: Netizens Discuss Kenya's Referendum

Bloggers are discussing Kenya's referendum on the proposed new constitution, which will take place on on August 4, 2010.The campaigns for the referendum involved two camps: “Yes” camp led by...

Qatar: Expats Question Future Plans

If you are a long term resident in one of the GCC countries, what are your long-term plans? What will you do when you return home? At Qatar Living, expatriates...

Egypt: Do Egyptians have a natural aversion towards women?

Do Egyptians have a natural aversion towards women? Zeinobia is very unhappy with this emerging social trend, Mohaly is wondering where we are going with segregation, Diptychal wonders why they...

Brazil: Nomad Tribe Protest to Prove Its Existence

Vietnam: Agent Orange at Danang Airbase

OneVietnam Network

South Korea: Court Reaffirmed Its Strict Stance on Chinese Medicine Licencsing

Philippine Cartography

Philippines: Santa Rosa City Photos

Philippines: Opposition to Rail Transit Fare Hikes

Metro Manila commuters of the Metro Rail Transit will be facing fare hikes as the Philippine government plans to abandon subsidies for the public transportation because of rising operation and...

30 July 2010

Haiti: Displaced Women and Girls Victims of Gender Violence

In the aftermath of the devastating Haiti earthquake, women and girls are still facing gender violence, as some of them not only experience rape, but then have to face an...

Latvia: Concerns Over the Future of the Largest Daily, Free Press

With the ownership of the largest daily newspaper, Diena, in question, many journalists in Latvia fear business interests and political influence would rule the news coverage ahead of the October...

Madagascar: Pillaging of Rain Forests Was Supervised by National Special Forces

Pakistan: Wikileaks Documents And Corrective Actions

Pakistan: Floods Cause Death And Misery

Trinidad & Tobago: TTFF 2010

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