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· May, 2007

Stories about Governance from May, 2007

31 May 2007

Latvia: Doctor to Become President

Russia: Off-the-Beaten-Path Research

Russia: Export of Bio Specimens Banned

Ukraine: Kyiv Mayor and Orphans

Bolivia: A Country Unites Behind FIFA Ban on Stadiums at High Altitudes

Stadiums located at 2500 m above sea level are no longer able to host international football matches according to a recent FIFA ban. This move sent the Bolivian government into...

30 May 2007

Russia, Austria: Raiffeisen, Murder and Money Laundering

Zimbabwe: inflation exceeds 10,000%

Syria: Assad for a second term with the “approval” of 97.68%

Oman: Shura Questions

Oman: Minimum Wage and Omanisation

Japan: “Thought Check” Screening for Citizen Judges

While news in Japan this week has been understandably fixated on the sensational suicide of Agriculture Minister Matsuoka Toshikatsu, another story revealed in a blog entry by Diet member Hosaka...

Hong Kong: Migration of Websites

Hong Kong: Censorship Bureaucrats

Panama: Political Season Heating Up, The Return of Noriega, and Crime in Panama: a Love Story

Presidential elections in Panama are not scheduled until May 2009, but bloggers are already keeping a watchful eye out for any developments. Another interesting turn of events that will arrive...