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· July, 2013

Stories about Ideas from July, 2013

31 July 2013

Abre Latam, an Open Conference for an Open Region

Technology for Transparency Network

Reviews and photos from Abre Latam, an event about open data and transparency in Latin American governments which took place in Montevideo, Uruguay.

A Sustainable Ecovillage in Sidi Amor, Tunisia

INTERVIEW: How TEDx Talks Are Putting São Tomé On the Map

"Connected to the World" was the motto of the first TEDx event in the African island where a local revolution is taking place with the arrival of 3G Internet.

30 July 2013

Brazil: ‘Real Men Don't Beat Women’

If you deepen into the figures of domestic violence against women in Brazil, you will find that one in five women are victims.

19 July 2013

Blockbuster Film ‘Tiny Times’ Reflects China's Generational Conflict

China's older generation critics are blasting the 'materialistic' Tiny Times, a luxury brand-heavy drama about four young women who pursue love and success.

18 July 2013

Foreign Words Invade Traditional Japanese

A 71-year-old man is suing Japan's public broadcaster because he is literally lost in translation, in his very own country.

16 July 2013

Taking ‘Long Walk of Hope’ Across Sri Lanka for Cancer Patients

A retired army major trekked more than 750 km to raise funds for cancer patients.

9 July 2013

Club-Goers Rebel Against Japan's Dance Regulation

Club goers across Japan are rebelling against an antiquated law that requires public venues to acquire a license for dancing or face raids, arrests and closures.

What Should International Development Look Like After 2015?

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals are eight development objectives to be achieved by United Nations member states by 2015. But what happens after 2015?

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