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· June, 2012

Stories about Development from June, 2012

Benin: Introducing the African School of Economics

Slovakia: Teachers Call for Help in Open Letter to Education Minister

Two elementary school teachers wrote an open letter to the Slovak Minister of Education, highlighting the problems they face with their students who are “significantly maladjusted socially, [and] are almost...

Yemen: Electricity Woes in Yemen

Electricity, food and water are basic human rights and have been the main demands of the majority of Yemenis long before the revolution started and still continue to be so....

China: Guangdong Village Riots over Land Sale

Singapore Versus Hong Kong

Sri Lanka: Sustainable Agriculture – Not In Practice

5 Web Sites on Chinese Philanthropy in English

Brazil: Second Round of Occupy Belo Monte Started

China: NGOs Struggle Under the ‘Big Government’

A TV host's comment on the Hunan education authority's uncooperative attitude towards a rural teacher training program has turned into a national debate on whether or not the Chinese NGOs...

Belarus: Views From the Ground

Below is a selection of some "views from the ground" - recent posts by Belarusian bloggers about the situation in the country and what it is like for ordinary people...

Brazil: Is There A Clear Foreign Policy for the Middle East and Africa?

The twenty-first century has brought important changes to the balance of power which had been in place until then, with obvious ramifications for the international economy and politics. In this...

China: Space Missions or Social Development?

On June 16, China successfully launched its Shenzhou-9 capsule into space. Some netizens have criticized the government's excessive spending on a space mission whilst basic social needs are still lacking...

Cameroon: Officials’ Corrupt Behaviors

Malawi: New Government, Costly Livelihood

The rising cost of living in Malawi has forced some Malawians to come up with innovative ways of making ends meet. Dalitso Chimwaza and several other friends earn a living...

Singapore: Alternatives to Minimum Wage

SEE: Social Media Use Study

Serbia: “Internet (R)evolution”

Development Model for Myanmar

Video: Youth and the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Egypt: Right to Housing initiative

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