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· October, 2010

Stories about Development from October, 2010

29 October 2010

China: Debate on Rare Earths Export

With the rise of nationalistic sentiment in China, a majority of mainland Chinese support the government's policy in restricting the export of rare earths to Japan and other western countries.

China and the U.S: Fuss about rare earth

28 October 2010

South Africa: Dear Government

China: Mapping violent evictions for homebuyer awareness

The many forceful evictions in China and their tragic victims are widely reported upon and discussed online, but what can be said about housing that goes on the market after...

China: Blood house map

25 October 2010

Bangladesh: Land Grab And Protests

In Rupganj, Bangladesh land-owners protested acquiring of land for an army housing project and they clashed with the security forces leaving 50 people injured and one dead. Bloggers react angrily.

Zimbabwe: When Will Zimbabwean Diaspora Return?

South Africa: Musings on Inequality vs. Poverty