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· October, 2007

Stories about Development from October, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname: Preservation

Tanzania: IMF no longer viewed as an enemy

Russia: Bloggers Discuss James Watson

James Watson, an American Nobel Prize-winning geneticist, provoked international outrage when The Sunday Times quoted him on race issues on Oct. 14. The news of the controversy produced a certain...

China: Heavy schooling fees and migrant workers

Yuan Guiren, Chinese Vice Education Minister, emphasized the equal education rights for the migrant workers’ children at the CPC press conference last Saturday. However, the tough reality makes some migrant...

Russia: Tatarstan

Russia: Mosques for Moscow Region's Muslims

Armenia: Rally Against Poverty

Africa: Coming to a donation box near you

Uganda: Poverty and Paris Hilton

Wednesday's Public Poverty Forum in Kampala had one blogger, Tumwijukue, asking, “Did they (re)define poverty? Did they speak of poverty of the mind? Or did they merely use the event...

Caucasus: Corruption Perceptions Index

Armenia: Going Underground

Central & Eastern Europe: “Human Capital”

Egypt: New Age of Phone Greetings

With Eid finally wrapped up and out of the way, Egyptian blogger Tarek Amr (Ar) takes time off to study the history of greetings - from the age of problematic...

Al Ain: No for Touristy Junk

Dubai: Clean Streets?

Guyana, Brazil: Building a Bridge

Nata Blog: A Blog From An African Village

One of the success stories of the power and reach of citizen media in Africa is definitely The Nata Village Blog. It is a blog from Nata village in Botswana.Nata...

Barbados: Arresting the Spread of HIV-AIDS

Bahamas: Engaging the Americans

Dubai: Floating Bridge

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