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2 January 2007

Stories from 2 January 2007

China: Teacher strike

Teachers in Huadu, an outlying suburb of Southern China metropolis Guangzhou went on strike yesterday in front of the local district government building yesterday, calling for higher wages. A thorough...

Iran:A new law wants to force bloggers to get registered

Lebanon: Saddam Hussein and Lebanese Politics

The last week in 2006 wasn't just about the celebration of the holidays. There's also the anti-government protest, the hanging of the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, and politics in the...

Kyrgyzstan: Real & Metaphorical Earthquakes

Armenia: Independence Viewed Through Sports

Turkmenistan: Moscow Reaches Out

Kazakhstan: Aid to Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan: New Year & New Constitution

Armenia: Traffic Reactions

Sri Lanka: The Moped Diaries

India: Indians in Kenya

Brazil: New iCommons Chairman

India: Hajj Reports

Nepal: International Elephant Race

Guatemala: Digitizing Police Records

Bangladesh: Politics of terror

El Salvador: Top Stories of 2006

Bolivia: And the winner is …

Argentina: Cromagnon, 2 years

Singapore: The politics of Singapore's new media in 2006