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· August, 2010

Stories about Education from August, 2010

29 August 2010

Costa Rica: University Students Protest Budget Agreements

Some University of Costa Rica students took hold of the social sciences building in protest of the budgetary agreement that was reached between the government and university officials where a...

25 August 2010

Pakistan: Field Notes From Doctors Of A Relief Team

Haiti: Shifting Focus

Trinidad & Tobago: The Game

Taiwan: Who Needs A Founding Father?

Does Dr. Sun Yat-sen deserve the title of “the Founding Father of Republic of China (R.O.C)”? Is he really a flawless idealistic political leader and the hero behind the revolution...

23 August 2010

Global: The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

August 23rd is The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. A series of events are organized around the world by various organisations to help...

South Korea: Civil Service Exams Removed, Years of Studies Wasted?

Many South Koreans are angry over a government's decision to replace the civil service exam with open recruitment. The exam has been praised for giving equal opportunities to applicants regardless...

18 August 2010

U.S.A.: Russophone Students Blog About Work and Travel Program

RuNet Echo

Every summer thousands of college students from Russia, Ukraine and other former Soviet countries come to the United States to take part in the Work and Travel USA program. Many...

17 August 2010

Jordan: Reema, We Refuse to Let You Die in Vain

A 35-year old mother of three was shot by her husband during her sleep in Jordan. The reason for this murder? Her husband believes that his wife was a "victim...