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· November, 2008

Stories about Education from November, 2008

Egypt: American University in Cairo's New Campus Sparks Debate

Designed to accommodate 5,500 full-time students and 1,500 faculty and staff, the American University in Cairo's new $400 million, 260-acre campus is technologically advanced and environmentally friendly. Students say that...

Oman: King Abdullah's Meeting with Saudi Students Cool

Japan: Asia 21 Tokyo Summit

Uruguay: National Volunteers Gathering for Plan Ceibal

South Korea: School Boy Beaten to Death

Japan: Japanese Language in the Age of English

The Fall of the Japanese Language in the Age of English, the latest book by Japanese novelist and essayist Minae Mizumura, roused debate among many Japanese bloggers recently over the...

Iran: Professors against Plagiarism

China: A new black business flourishes

Egypt: No Manhood for the Manhood Drink!

Egypt has launched a fierce campaign against sexual harassment in the aftermath of the recent events written about here on Global Voices. But people working in the media industry do...

Egypt: Lawsuit calling for the devalidation of 25,000 Muslim Hadiths

Marwa Rakha translates for us today a post about an unusual lawsuit against Al Azhar University in Egypt calling for devalidation of 25,000 Muslim Hadiths. "Does Al Azhar have the...

Anguilla, Trinidad & Tobago: Memories of The Abbey

Jamaica: Leadership Roles

Hong Kong: Netizen's DIY Environmental Impact Assessment to Save Lung Mei

The Lung Mei (龍尾)Coastline is a natural muddy stretch at the eastern boundary of Ting Kok(汀角) Site of Special Scientific Interest (which is the fourth largest mangrove stand in Hong...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Post-War Situation

Japan: Children and mobile phones

Japan: Italian students demo seen through Japanese eyes

Bangladesh: Sex scandal in College

Philippines: Reproductive Health debate

Should the Philippine Congress approve the Reproductive Health and Population Development Act of 2008? The Catholic Church opposes the measure. Many scholars and cause oriented groups are supporting it. What...

Iran:Girls’ dormitory caught fire

Morocco: Thriving On Fear

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