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· June, 2007

Stories about Development from June, 2007

29 June 2007

Bahrain: The Tale of a ‘Legal Slave’

No longer a tax haven, people in Bahrain are fuming at the introduction of a one per cent tax to benefit an Unemployment Fund. Bloggers caught on the bug and...

Bahamas: Planning for New Providence

Bangladesh: Rediscovering cultural roots, facing challenges and acknowledging successes

“How effectively a society is able to cope with the challenges it faces depend largely on its culture.” Shahzaman Mazumder tries to find the cultural roots of Bangladesh and provides...

China: Luxurious Buildings and Shanxi Bricks

26 June 2007

NGO worker on Darfur

Madagascar: A New Hope and Weighing in on the “Aid for Africa” Debate

The hope generated from the TED conference in Arusha that Africa is on its way up has inspired the Malagasy blogosphere. Aiky reports that Malagasy senator Christian Razafimbahiny wrote a...

Hong Kong: Migrant workers support pier preservation

25 June 2007

If Bloggers attended the Conference on the Caribbean…

This past week (June 18-21) leaders of CARICOM met with President George W. Bush and other top U.S. government officials in Washington as part of the Conference on the Caribbean....

Africa: the US Farm Bill and African farmers

Lebanon: Almost Non-Political Questions

What are we eating? Why are our banks flourishing? Who are those clearing cluster bombs? How will Brazil help in recycling Lebanese wastes? Where are some of the children who...

Bahamas: Straw Market Solution?

Lebanon: UNIFIL Attacked

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