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11 October 2008

Stories from 11 October 2008

India: Community Journalism with Video Volunteers

Video Volunteers is an organization of media producers from the villages and slums in India, creating content that is relevant to themselves and screening it inside the communities, reaching thousands...

Bahrain: Credit crunch explained

Bahrain: The pleasures and perils of studying abroad

Although Bahrain has a number of universities, both government and private, many Bahrainis have the opportunity to go abroad to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies, often by means of scholarships....

Dominican Republic: 1st twitter meetup

El Salvador: Getting a driver's license at 15

Latin America: More lore, ghosts, demons and frights

On this second installment on the Myths, Lore and Legends of Latin America, we will get to know the Venezuelan Animas and their unfinished business, the Sayona and the Whistler,...

Armenia: Peace Corps Volunteer Blogs

While the number of blogs on or based in the South Caucasus is often put in the tens of thousands, the actual number of bloggers is significantly lower. Moreover, the...

Laos: Bike trip

Brunei: Railway line, 1952

Brunei: Cell phone cake

Japan: Chart Maniax

Korea: The Death of an Actress and…

The death of Choi Jin Sil, who has been regarded as a ‘national actress,’ gave a big shock to Korean society. Her image has been like a self-righting toy, from...

Egypt: We are All Laila

We are all Laila, echo Egyptian female bloggers in one voice. Who is Laila and why do Egyptian girls and women associate themselves with her? Read on to learn how...

Russia: A Ticketless Passenger

In Moscow, you can buy a bus/trolleybus/tram ticket from the driver and it'll cost you 25 rubles, which is roughly $1. If you buy your tickets at special kiosks, you...

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