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· March, 2010

Stories about Governance from March, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: On Corruption

Bermuda: Overspending

Sri Lanka: On April 2010 Parliamentary Elections

Bangladesh: Air-Conditioners Banned During Evening To Tackle Energy Shortage

Brazil: “Sao Paulo, shithole of world”

China: Google.cn search blocked

Bermuda: Political Power

Afghanistan: Where all the donor money went

Afghanistan: Government websites review

Uzbekistan: They Cancelled Navroz

Kazakhstan: Bloggers claim lack of state aid to flood victims

After a mudflow killed dozens of people in the villages south-east of Kazakhstan on March 11, many fear that other dams across the country may cause much harsher disasters in...

China: The potential of Microblogging

Chile: New Government Makes Strong Presence on Twitter

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera and his Cabinet are all on Twitter, which captured the attention of Chilean users of social media, but some are skeptical and cautious about how effective...

University of the Philippines Controversies

Russia: Degrees and Dimensions of “Scandalous”

Russia: Two Video Scandals

In Russia this week it has been hard to miss the two scandals that, at first, appear to have only one thing in common: both are centered around amateur videos...

Bhutan: State Funding For Political Parties

Global Pulse 2010: An invitation to talk to decision makers online

From March 29 to 31, Global Pulse 2010 aims to gather over 20.000 people in an online conversation dealing with topics ranging from human development to science and technologies.

Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating Women in Technology and Transparency Worldwide

In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day we profile several women based around the world who use technology to to make government more transparent and accountable.

Sri Lanka: The Akon Controversy

A recent video of R&B singer-songwriter Akon featuring a group of scantly clad women dancing at a pool party in front of a Buddha statue caused much uproar in Sri...

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