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22 October 2008

Stories from 22 October 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: Steelpan Goes Wii

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Bad Publicity

Sri Lanka: Upholding the law

Barbados: Retail Prices

Bermuda: Local Sport

Jamaica: “Old Boy”

Japan: Outlawing Illegal Downloads

Japan: Insiders foretell Yamato Life's bankruptcy on 2-Channel

The effects of the American subprime loan crisis have arrived in Japan, and the first company fall victim to the outfall is Yamato Life Insurance Co. The Japanese mid-size insurer...

Hong Kong: Banana Politics

The Chief Executive Donald Tsang's policy speech last week didn't give people any surprise. The hottest subject is about Legislator Raymond Wong Yuk-man, Chair of the League of Social Democrats,...

Afghanistan: Sayed Pervez Kambakhsh's Sentence Commuted to 20 Years

At least it's not death: An Afghan appeals court overturned a death sentence Tuesday for a journalism student accused of blasphemy for asking questions in class about women's rights under...

Taiwan: Protests against ARATS Vice-Chairman

Ukraine: Politics, Economic, Sports

Ukraine: Nostalgia for the Soviet Union

Central & Eastern Europe, U.S.: Visa-Free Travel