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· January, 2014

Stories about Development from January, 2014

15 January 2014

Panama Canal Expansion Faces a New Challenge

The company responsible for the expansion of the Panama Canal has threatened to halt work demanding payment in billions for overruns. The Panama Canal Authority refuses to pay.

13 January 2014

Fighting Corruption in Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar

The people of Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar haven't got much faith in the honesty and integrity of the public sector, according to Transparency International's annual Corruption Perceptions Index.

12 January 2014

The Ripple Effect Of Rote-Learning In Pakistan

37 Million Students Start New Year with Free Textbooks in Bangladesh

"This is the kind of Bangladesh we would like to see...Children happy with new books seeking knowledge....not children with gun powder learning to make human BBQ"

9 January 2014

The Faces of Those Affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

Japanese researchers have published a digital archive of the recovery process of one of the areas hardest hit 2004 tsunami, the Indonesian province of Aceh.

7 January 2014

Dreams of Yemen

A Call for African Leaders to Stand with the Central African Republic

The Challenges of Daily Life in Conakry, Guinea

Life in Conakry, Guinea can get quite challenging for several reasons. Learn why and how things can change for the better.

2 January 2014

Innovation: A Solar Energy-Powered PC Made in Mali

3 Suggestions for Good Governance in the Central African Republic, Madagascar and Mali

Here are three conditions that civil societies in these war-torn countries have identified in order to start the reconstruction of their political systems.

1 January 2014

Malaysia’s New Year Protest Against Price Hikes

A New Year’s Eve party was turned into a protest event as thousands of Malaysians voiced their opposition to looming price hikes in several basic goods and services.

China's Six Trends in 2014

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