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· May, 2014

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Stories about English from May, 2014

28 May 2014

Podcast: History of the Internet in China

“An Island Luminous” Makes Haiti Open Access

Thai Coup Selfies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

There is reason to be less worried as long as we see Thai coup selfies on our timelines. Coup selfies provided the latest information about the political situation in Thailand.

27 May 2014

Ukraine War in Real Time

RuNet Echo

Last Friday Ukrainian violence became even more viscerally evident on the Facebook account of one of the cyber-punk, post-state, viral-citizen-armies operating in the region.

“Why Edward Snowden Wishes He'd Sought Asylum in Poland”

Edward Snowden's name echoes once again through an irreverent advertising campaign.

Creating Biogas from Water Hyacinth

Macau: 3,000 Surround Legislative Council To Stop the “Bill of Greeds”

Jamaica Blog Day: Environment or Development?

Development at the expense of the environment is a hot topic as Jamaica tries to find ways to ensure economic viability...but must it be an either/or proposition?

Should the Family and Friends of Terrorists in China Be Punished Too?

Some Chinese are calling for the use of “lianzuo”, a form of collective punishment, for acts of terrorism in the wake of the latest attack that left 39 people dead.

Another “JetGate” Resignation in Bermuda

26 May 2014

Students Discover a Mummy During an Expedition in Coastal Chile

Students from the Archaeology Academy of the America School discovered skeletal remains that surfaced as a result of an earlier April earthquake in northern Chile.

What is Really Ailing France ?

“We Are Not Paying Enough Attention to Teenagers’ Health”

PHOTOS: 20,000 People Protest in Macau Against ‘Bill of Greed and Privilege’

A bill would give the head of government in Macau, a special administrative region of China, criminal immunity while in power and continued monthly compensation after leaving office.

10 Things You Need to Know About the Coup and Crisis in Thailand

What provoked the army to launch a coup in Thailand? Are Thais supportive of the coup? Will elections solve the crisis? What is the situation of the media? #ThaiCoup

25 May 2014

Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif Will Attend Narendra Modi’s Swearing-In

India's new Prime Minister Modi invited all member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in a strategic move some speculated lets him dive head-first into diplomacy.

PHOTOS: One Palestinian Museum's Artistic Message to the Pope

The Palestinian Museum combined Christian imagery with scenes of Palestinian suffering in large banners to attract Pope Francis' attention during his trip to the Holy Land.

VIRAL VIDEO: ‘But We're Speaking Japanese’

Kerala Didn't Hop on the Narendra Modi Bandwagon in India's Elections

Not one of the southern state's 20 elected representatives to the Indian Parliament belongs to Modi's party.

Syrian Dark Humor and the Elections

It is no surprise to see Bashar al-Assad nominate himself for the Syrian presidency in the upcoming elections on June 3. Syria Untold checks out what cartoonists have to say.