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19 August 2006

Stories from 19 August 2006

Vietnam: First KFC in Hanoi

Former Soviet Union: 15 Years Since the August Coup

Today is 15 years since the beginning of the events that some people consider (RUS) Russia's Orange Revolution – but which are better known as the August Putsch. This year,...

China: Blogs from the dark side

Does it goes without saying that the internet—particularly blogs and BBS'—is the place to go for unchecked and alternative voices in China? What about those blocked Chinese-language websites hosted overseas?...

Escondida Copper Mine Closes Production Because of Strike

The high international prices of copper have caused the workers of the biggest copper company in the world to start a strike 12 days ago. They are asking for a...

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