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18 November 2008

Stories from 18 November 2008

Sri Lanka: Shooting in the air

Bhutan: On Thimphu

Barcamp Saigon 2008

Indonesia: Pesta Blogger 2008

Singapore: TV programs

Philippines: Video tribute for young martyr

Indonesia: Earthquake displaces thousands

Bangladesh: First Heritage Lodge

India: Podcasts

Nepal Jumps Ahead on Gay and Transgender Rights

After California voters passed the proposition to ban gay marriage in the state, gay and transgender rights is back on the headlines in America. While the debate rages on there,...

Peru: After-Effects of Mercury Spill in Choropampa

Serbia: Does Barack Obama Mean Hospitality for the World?

Ljubisa Bojic reviews what Serbian bloggers think of Barack Obama's chances of changing the U.S. policy towards Serbia.

Bolivia: Challengers in Next Presidential Elections

Uruguay: National Volunteers Gathering for Plan Ceibal

Costa Rica: Free Trade Agreement Ready For Implementation

After a lengthy process, which included a nationwide referendum where Costa Ricans approved a free-trade agreement with the United States, the laws will go into effect on January 1, 2009....

Tunisia: Yes, they can. No, we can't!

The week of the US election coincided with the 21st anniversary of 'change' in Tunisia. But while Americans went to the polls to elect their 44th president, in its 50...

Egypt Ranks High in Corruption

Technology for Transparency Network

Egypt ranks 115 in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index, which tracks 180 countries by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys. The rankings are...

Bahrain: Playground politics?

Saudi Arabia: The problem of pirates

Barbados: Arrests Made in Russian Girl's Murder

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