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· July, 2009

Stories about Development from July, 2009

30 July 2009

Ukraine: Q&A with Hryhoriy Nemyrya

Mexico: The Santa Fe District

Bangladesh, India: Tipaimukh Dam And Transparency

Technology for Transparency Network

The controversy surrounding the Tipaimukh Hydroelectric Project currently continues to dominate the politics, media, and intellectual and civil society’s discourse in Bangladesh.

China: Sulfur mining in Big Tree County

28 July 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Mother Earth

Cuba, U.S.A.: Cabot Journalism Prize

China: One-Child Policy Heading for a Revision

According to Time magazine, the one-child policy, a cornerstone of contemporary China, will be changed when word got out late last week that Shanghai was encouraging couples to have additional...

24 July 2009

Palestine: Photos Of Gaza

Morocco: A Decade with Mohammed VI

When in July 1999, king Mohammed VI of Morocco ascended to the throne, the expectations for change and progress were such that many international observers foresaw an albeit difficult but...

19 July 2009

China: Rio Tinto's trouble – commerical bribery or espionage?

According to China Daily, the official newspaper in China, Rio Tinto has virtually bribed the entire management of the steel industry in the country. More than a week ago, four...

17 July 2009

Why did Thailand’s former PM travel to Fiji?

Bloggers are debating the significance of the recent trip of Thailand’s ousted Prime Minister to Fiji and Tonga. Fiji and Thailand have no extradition treaties, fueling speculation that the former...

16 July 2009

Egyptian Women and a Fresh Outlook on Divorce

Divorce has always been a stigma in the Egyptian society. Today, the winds of change are blowing this away. In this post, Marwa Rakha follows conversations on Egyptian blogs which...

15 July 2009

Taiwan: Who Cares About Neihu Line? Not Ex-Mayor Ma

Ghana: Global discussion of Obama's visit to Ghana

The diversity of voices participating in the global discussion concerning President Obama’s visit to Ghana and the speech made on Saturday 11th of July in Accra almost universally share a...

Ghana: Hope and candour float in Ghana following Obama's visit

In anticipation of the coming of US president Barack Obama to Ghana from 10-11th July, the ghanablogging.com community—established in 2008 to promote the work of Ghanaian bloggersand bloggers writing about...