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· July, 2010

Stories about Development from July, 2010

Bangldesh: What Youth Think About Mobile Phones

Kazakhstan: Bloggers see China’s “weaponless invasion”

Posts about China-related topics are quite frequent in the Kazakh language blogs. Here are some of them, the most recent ones.

Nepal: Empowering The Youth

Jordan: Has Technology Killed Our Romanticism?

Computers and technology play an important role in our everyday lives. One blogger from Jordan remembers the romanticism of getting a letter in the mail and declares on her blog:...

Vietnam: Power and water woes

Chile: How to Fight Poverty

Guatemala: Foundation Talita Kumi Helping Women in Rural Communities

Lebanon: Saving the Planet and Sustainability

USA and Congo: Nicholas Kristof and Western coverage of Africa

Senegal: Protests Against Frequent Power Outages

Kazakhstan: Kazakh blogs on national issues

Lately I have often seen posts about national problems in Kazakh language blogs. I am going to review some of them. Ainash Esali in a post titled “The government should...

China: Buy BP assets? Could do!

Britain's new foreign secretary William Hague is in Beijing today, and Chinese online media are reporting the goal of his trip is to sell China on BP assets from the...

Tanzania: Goodbye Tanzania!

Niger: The Silent Famine

The underreported food crisis in Sahel is taking worrisome proportions as about 2.5 millions of  people in Niger  are currently affected by food shortage. Bloggers in Niger reflect on yet...

India: Development With Sports

China: Expat views of the Shanghai Expo

The Shanghai World Expo is already two months in to its half-year residency. Bloggers have been active in trying to decipher the purpose of the extravaganza, as well as keep...

Guinea Bissau: “Kilimanjaro” of Waste

Nepal: Help Build A School

Diaspora and Development in the Francophone World

The diaspora of the developing countries worldwide is often mentioned as a potential driving factor for poverty reduction and the francophone region is no exception. Still, the suggested policies involving...

Sierra Leone: Sex and STD Awareness through Video

In Sierra Leone, Vickie Remoe hosts and produces a magazine style show that covers a variety of topics: from undiscovered musical geniuses, to a day in the life of different...

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