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2 June 2006

Stories from 2 June 2006

Russia: Limonov and Copyright

Russia is notorious for its disregard for copyright laws. According to anti-piracy organizations, it is the second-biggest source of pirated software, music and film in the world. China is the...

Panama, Colombia: Some Expensive Beans and a Legend Retires

Central America: A Ride for the Climate

Kyrgyzstan: Manas Rumors

Tajikistan: CIS Meeting

China: Old festival, new name

Known in the West mainly for its colorful dragon boat races, yesterday's Duan Wu (端午) Festival has its origins with Qu Yuan (屈原), a renowned and respected corruption-fighting poet whose...

India: Outsourcing the Blog

Mongolia: Tax Exempt

Armenia, Azerbaijan: Back to Talks

Nepal: Maoist tactics

Bangladesh: Labour, hazardous industries and the market rationale

India: Women and the Workforce

Pakistan: Football, televisions, old timers and the Stock Exchange

Haiti: Exhibit Commemorates Painter Jean-Rene Jerome

Mongolian Mining and the Blogs

Mine shaft construction at Oyu Tolgoi, Mongolia, image by Ivanhoe Mines The May 12, passing of Mongolia's windfall profit tax law on copper and gold rocked Mongolia's mining world. The...

Iran: World Cup & Creativity

Arabisc: Arabic Bloggers Ken

This week in the Arabic Language blogsphere: Let’s start with the hard stuff. Tara from Iraq, has some rare seen images: Tara then writes: أحاول ،كل يوم ، ان اطرد...

Iran: Women, Football & Violence

Iran: Free, thanks to bloggers

Nigeria: Talking about AIDS