Stories about Weblog from December, 2013
Little information about the perpetrators is known, but as usual the RuNet is rife with speculation.
518 Hengyang lawmakers and 68 staff members were found to have accepted bribes, and 512 lawmakers were dismissed.
Art in the Trolley is an initiative of intervention in the public spaces of Quito's transportation system known as the Trolleybus. Get to know them.
Messages from the calendar include "Gender equality is not a threat to family," and “No always means No! Nakedness is not a substitute for consent.”
The SocialTIC team lists "The Year's Best in Latin American Infoactivism," projects and events that inspired them to use the TIC to generate social impact in 2013.
Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries
Record high temperaturas provokes energy crisis in Argentina, leaving many citizens in the dark.
On December 2013, Agência Pública news agency launched 'Public Amazon', its first book of journalistic reports in Portuguese, with a debate to discuss the region's dilemmas.
The celebration of Chair Mao's 120th birthday has seen a return of personality worship in China.
"Nepali leaders have a lot to learn from Mandela's statesmanship, integrity, and lack of political ambition."
The newspaper issued testimony that supports the prosecution of activists who took part in an anti-censorship protest in support of the paper.
Meet some of the faces and stories of humans who live in Portugal - or happen to be passing by.
Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The Mascarene region also has plenty of great portraits to offer.
At least six people died, and many more were wounded, in a blast that targeted former Lebanese Finance Minister Mohamed Chatah in downtown Beirut.
Amidst all the sad and violent news coming out of Yemen, we managed to dig out a few news items that you might have missed.
An auction in Mato Grosso do Sul raised one million Brazilian reals for armed security on farms "against indigenous occupations. Ruralists claimed the funds would not finance a militia.
"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."
Pakistan now has its own version of the popular Idol singing competition. The first episode of Pakistan Idol was broadcast on December 6, 2013.
Thousands of Cambodian garment workers have joined a nationwide strike to press for a pay hike. Many workers also joined a protest rally organized by the opposition
On the anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Ivan Sigal visits memorials of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and finds prophesies of our future.
Global Voices coverage of the transboundary haze pollution in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia; and the deadly impact of super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013