Stories about Good News from April, 2015
"The community still faces weaknesses, fights and disputes, a lot of worries at home and in the streets, but we try to overcome all that."
The couple went out of their way to help 17-year-old Ho Pak-Hei, who was acquitted. Ordinary heroes like them are stepping up with proof that pro-democracy protesters were falsely accused.
"Congrats to Bangladesh on a comprehensive series win against Pakistan. They are growing in confidence since the World Cup."
The event is part of a worldwide initiative called "Raising the Bar", which aims at making education a part of popular urban culture. Hong Kong is Asia's first host city.
The Venezuelan edition of the Hackathon Smart Cities took place in Caracas from 6 to 8 March, 2015. Don't you know what a hackathon is? If so, read this post!...
Colombian immigrants have displayed remarkable solidarity by volunteering for relief work in Chile's flooded cities, challenging many Chileans' anti-immigrant prejudices.
On April 17, the French government unveiled a national campaign to combat racism and anti-Semitism in France. The objective of the campaign is to fight all prejudices, raise awareness and...
This is Uganda (ThisIs256) is a platform of talented writers from Uganda who are determined to write positive stories about their country, banishing stories about poverty porn, hunger, Ebola, and...
Among the fun and festivities for Bengali New Year in Bangladesh was a serious message, "Burn many lights in the darkness of hearts," to commemorate bloggers and activists recently murdered.
"Ady Gasy", a documentary by rising filmmaker Lova Nantenaina, portrays the resourcefulness of Madagascar's people to overcome their daily struggles.
But they are not free yet. The five will be under police surveillance for a year.
There are thousands of amateur Filipino boxers who wanted to be like world champion Manny Pacquiao but many of them remain poor and lack proper training.
"And who will rescue us? We live in Yemen, work as doctors, there are more than 300 of us, 400 if to count children too."
Among "international marriages" in Japan, US husbands outnumber US wives 6 to 1. Tracy Slater, who left Boston to marry a Japanese man, is one of those wives.
Radio Ambulante co-founder and executive producer Daniel Alarcón talks about the radio program’s journalistic lineage, the new immigrant reality, and stories that blow borders to bits.