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· October, 2012

Stories about Good News from October, 2012

28 October 2012

Indonesia: ‘Jokowi’ Phenomenon in Jakarta

Meet Jakarta’s new governor: Joko Widodo or Jokowi. His recent electoral victory surprised many people who now regard him as Indonesia’s most charismatic leader. His phenomenal political achievement and soaring...

16 October 2012

Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating Women's Genius

Ada Lovelace Day, celebrated every October 16, honors international women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths -women's whose skills are urgently needed for the future of the...

15 October 2012

India: Online Video Archive for Performing Arts

Shabda is an unique online archive of videos presenting lecture demonstrations on various Indian art forms. Inspired by the TED talk format, Shabda's creators invite experts in music, dance or...

14 October 2012

India: Lending Voice to Social Campaigns Through Street Plays

Aatish is a Delhi-based independent, youth-led theatre group that aims to lend a voice to issues that are often marginalized, using street plays and workshops.

13 October 2012

Sri Lanka: The Future In The Hand Of Young Leaders

Sri Lanka Unites (SLU) is a youth reconciliation movement led by a team of young professionals drawn from different ethnicities and religions in Sri Lanka who are working towards reconciliation,...

12 October 2012

Indonesia: Anti-Corruption Agency Gets Online Support

Technology for Transparency Network

The power of social media was once again affirmed in Indonesia when internet users collectively expressed their support to corruption investigators who are being harassed by the police and some...

7 October 2012

Pakistan: Riots Aftermath – Project Cleanup for Peace

On September 21, 2012 peaceful protests in Pakistan against the film insulting prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) turned violent and properties were burnt and people lost their lives. Contrary to the tide...

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