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· December, 2007

Stories about Development from December, 2007

21 December 2007

Tajiksitan: Parliament against witches

Tajikistan is trying to put a spell on witchcraft and fortune-telling. Actually, this comes as a no-surprise to many Tajiks after all those strange laws that have been passed one...

China: Xiamen PX

South Korea: The Bulldozer Triumphant

Kyrgyzstan: Teaching finance

Afghanistan: Tribalism, a true enemy

20 December 2007

Albania: On Corruption and Bribery

The troubled pasts of Burkina Faso

The United Nations Development Programme recently released its 2007/2008 Human Development Index. Burkina Faso dropped from the world’s fourth poorest country to its second poorest. Burkina Mom found it sadly...

19 December 2007

Russia: Yegor Gaidar's Book

Lithuania: Coffee and Health Care

Sri Lanka: Three years after the Tsunami

China: Sobbing without tears

A land thirsty for water is calling for help. How many more villages would die out due to the drought? How much more land would be eroded, even buried by...

Kazakhstan: What is Ak-Orda?

17 December 2007

Russia: Andrew Kuchins’ Report

China: Pollution map of China released

Just days after organizers of next year's Beijing Olympics say the games might need to be rescheduled due to harmful pollution levels, prominent environmentalists release their China Air Pollution Map,...

Slovenia: Urbanc Store Renovations

Trinidad & Tobago: Give One, Get One?

14 December 2007

Environment: In Bali, an inconvenient last minute proposal from the US

Global voices has been following the climate change talks in Bali, via the special coverage page. The following posts also appear as part of the aggregated feed to Reuters indicate...

China: Public Opinion on Xiamen PX

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