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· May, 2006

Stories about Governance from May, 2006

29 May 2006

Martinique: Boat Parking in the Way of Beach Enjoyment

China: Raising fuel prices, raising tempers

As China's economy continues to grow, so too do the kinds of complaints that come with modern life. And while gas prices are kept lower than can be found in...

East Timor reported by the Lusophone Blogosphere

Seven years after the end of Indonesian rule -- becoming the newest world nation in May 2002 -- and having gone through what was viewed as a successful nation building...

India: Women and Helplines

Belarus: Helsinki Committee Banned

Estonia: Interview With Aili Jogi

Hong Kong: Tiananmen massacre remembered

Myanmar: Bad News Once More

China: Wu Hao case

China: IP rights lacking

China: Destitution inspires art

South Korea: Chinese labor unattractive

China: June fourth buildup

Dominica: The Nature of tourism

Barbados: The risky business of political blogging

Trinidad & Tobago: More smelter woes

28 May 2006

Senegal: Conversations on Drowned Migrants

Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme has been keeping a close eye on thousands of migrants from Senegal who have attempted to reach Europe on clandestine rafts since the beginning of the year....

Up close with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

One of Africa's most powerful women

27 May 2006

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — violence and generals

The high levels of violence in the country continue without solutions. Much of the violence is tied to gang activity. Blogger Hunnapuh notes that pressured by the business sector, which...

26 May 2006

Russia: Ethnic Uzbek in Moscow

Moscow-based LJ user gr_s (Grigoriy Sapov) hitched a cab and ended up having a conversation with the driver, an ethnic Uzbek (RUS): An Uzbek Driver Yesterday. The driver is elderly,...

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