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1 May 2007

Stories from 1 May 2007

Blogs and social participation: the coverage of the Neuquen conflict in Argentina

In the last few weeks, a series of protests by teacher unions from the Argentinean Patagonian provinces has been all over the news. In particular, this attention was even bigger...

India: On MFIs and high rates of interest

India: Fake encounters

India: Bhandari Street

Bhutan: Dochula Pass

Sri Lanka: Funding for the LTTE

Ukraine: Chernobyl Scholar Serhiy Mirnyi

Ukraine: Orphanage and Adoption

Myanmar: Burmese Food in the US

Ukraine: Being in a Movie, Part 2

Internet Use Shaping Cambodia

With more than 50% of the population of almost 15 million people younger than 25, the future of Cambodia's internet as well as the youth lifestyle looks vibrant. An IT...

Former Soviet Union: Photos

Moldova: On Transdniestria

Russia: May Day in Moscow – Photos

Russia: Dill and Other Food

Russia: Good-Bye to Yeltsin

Korea: On Parents’ Love, Power and Money

One Korean chaebol (head of a conglomerate) apparently watches too many Hong Kong and Korean gangster films. The CEO of Hanwha, one of the ten biggest companies in South Korea,...

ONI: Ethiopia blocks opposition sites and millions of blogs

Bangladesh: Terror attacks from new Al-Qaeda group raise questions

A series of bombs went off at Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong railway stations Tuesday morning from 6:45 AM to 9:30 AM (BDNews24). Only one person was injured in the attack...

Japan: Shinzo Abe souvenirs