· October, 2009

Stories about Video from October, 2009

Nepal: Bio-gas Revolution

  15 October 2009

In Nepal almost 87% of households depend on firewood as the primary energy source. However Biogas plants are emerging in Nepal in great numbers starting a green revolution.

Featured Author: Marietta Le

  15 October 2009

Marietta joined Global Voices after coming to the 2008 Global Voices Summit in Budapest to cover the event as a journalist for a local paper. A self-described technophile, Marietta likes how Global Voices uses technology to encourage dialog between distinct communities that often don't interact.

Russia: Protest Against Voter Fraud

  14 October 2009

LJ user avmalgin posts footage from and writes this (RUS) about the rally against voter fraud in Moscow, following the governing party's victory in local election: “On Pushkin Sq., it turns out, someone was going to protest against something. Naive people. It's like coming out of the theater and holding...

Georgia: New Media Forum

  14 October 2009

Following last year's Caucasus Bar Camp in Tbilisi, Georgia, came this week's New Media Forum. It also gave Global Voices Online's Caucasus Editor the opportunity to interview three of the country's most prominent and prolific new media advocates.

Oman: Bloggers Swine Flu Dance Off

  11 October 2009

As part of their on-going online and offline initiative to raise awareness about the H1N1 virus, Omani bloggers organized a new roadshow event in which sanitizers and information leaflets were given to the visitors of a mall in Muscat. One blogger posted some footage on YouTube.

Barcamp Phnom Penh Attracts Regional IT Enthusiasts

  11 October 2009

The Cambodian Tech community hosted the Phnom Penh Barcamp earlier this month. In addition to a massive local participation, the Barcamp attracted participants from neighboring countries. The participants talked about technology and ideas on using IT tools for development. We have some images and videos from the two day event.

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