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· March, 2007

Stories about Development from March, 2007

30 March 2007

Russia: Photos of Grozny

Earlier this week, I linked to LJ user kunstkamera‘s photos from Grozny, Chechnya. (Warning: bandwidth intensive.) Below are some of the comments and kunstkamera‘s own remarks, translated from Russian. gematogen:...

Chile, Costa Rica: “Un Computador por Niño”

Antigua: Human Rights Treaty

Anguilla: Constitutional Reform

China: Nation's first citizen reporter?

Meet Zola Zhou, independent citizen reporter, blogging live from the nailhouse. But is Zola really China's first citizen reporter? Big-name bloggers like Herock, Doubleleaf and Zhan Bin say he is....

29 March 2007

India, Bangladesh: Lessons from Nandigram

China: blogger's report on nail house

Bangladesh: Development Against All Odds

Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Bideshi Blond provides the relevant statistics proving the claim. Being a developing country with limited resources it is...

Hong Kong: Government Theme Park

25 March 2007

China: World Factory?

Syrian Blogsphere on Culture: Old Damascus Campaign, Norouz Day and “Tleebeh”

In this past week, most of the Syrian blogsphere was busy sponsoring yet another campaign in favor of saving what's left of the world's oldest continuously inhabited city, Damascus. The...

24 March 2007

Burkina Faso: woodless construction

Africa: China's Africa interest not neo-colonial

Kuwait: A Week Goes by

The Kuwaiti blogosphere has it all this week – from business developments to the opening of a new mall, the death of a bookshop and segregation at Kuwait University. Q,...

22 March 2007

China: Homeowners hold their ground

How does China's landmark, much-blogged about new property law relate to the average citizen? An illustration comes with the decision by two residents of central China's Chongqing Municipality to hold...