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· October, 2008

Stories about Ideas from October, 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: Building Walls

Japan: Thoughts on Itochu trading scam

On October 10th, Itochu Corporation announced that it had paid close to one hundred billion yen in false transactions valued at nearly 100 billion yen to Mongolian suppliers for construction...

Japan: Spam mail from a chimpanzee

Cambodia: Hero of the Year nominee

Ibero-America: Campus Party in El Salvador

This week in El Salvador, hundreds of technology fanatics have assembled to take part in the latest edition of Campus Party. Participants from 22 member states are divided into one...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Price of Progress

Japan: Why is Halloween not popular in Japan?

Egypt: Swingers Use Internet to Arrange Rendezvous

There are secrets behind closed doors. But to say that Egypt was shell shocked as news about its first swingers club emerged would be an understatement. And there is a...

Palestinian Football History

Palestinians made their own football history, being the only team - in the words of one blogger - with a stadium but no country. It was a day of national...

How to Drive in Morocco

Haiti, D.R.: Rediscovering Atlantis?

Trinidad & Tobago: Not Adding Up

Bermuda: Gambling with the Future?

Morocco: Halloween Not Just for Expats Anymore

The Halloween tradition is a muddled one; with traditions in an ancient Celtic celebration, Halloween started in Europe and made its way to the United States, where it has been...

China: Shanghainese

Japan: 10 rules for debating, from students in Finland

Barbados: MSM & Democracy

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Race to the White House

Japan: Net users versus mainstream media on Governor Hashimoto

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Crisis?

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