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15 January 2017
One activist suggests that local officials sell the fallen trees -- many of them centuries-old -- to the timber industry for a profit.
13 January 2017
12 January 2017
Nickelodeon Won’t Get Its Underwater Theme Park in the Philippines, If Environmentalists Have Their Say
"For a channel that targets children, Nickelodeon is setting a terrible example to the younger generation by taking away their right to enjoy our natural resources," says one critic.
31 December 2016
"Has halal political correctness gone overboard? Will we one day see moral police invading houses to ensure that we are eating only halal food? When will common sense prevail?"
30 December 2016
28 December 2016
27 December 2016
Not in Croatia? The Croatia Reads app also offers people outside the country Croatian books free of charge.
23 December 2016
The revelations, compiled by investigative journalism network KRIK, are generating lively debate online and within traditional media.
18 December 2016
16 December 2016
The organisers of Soaka 2017 may have thought they were being Internet-savvy by asking patrons to go through a five-step ticketing process, but it struck some as elitist and discriminatory.
13 December 2016
9 December 2016
5 December 2016
"The Vietnamese government should urgently amend the land law and its grievance processes to protect farmers’ rights."
Hours after Russian news outlets began reporting that state media regulatory agency Roskomnadzor had issued instructions forcing Google to re-register in Russia or face sanctions, an agency representative backpedaled, telling roem.ru that Izvestiya,...
30 November 2016
"Found an ATM with cash and absolutely no crowd. The ATM has only 2000 notes hence no one wants"
"Even if the company needs to expand into social media, it should use a better means rather than being so shameless."
28 November 2016
"When you work over 100 hours of overtime, you won't have time to be with your family, friends or lover...you start to think...'I don't know why I'm living this life.'"
25 November 2016
"Rather than considering a sugar tax, it'd be more useful if there was a fresh fruit and veg subsidy for low income earners and pensioners"
24 November 2016
"...whenever I post a message on Facebook or maybe like email my friends asking them if they want anything from California...the number one answer is Sriracha sauce."