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25 February 2009

Stories from 25 February 2009

Singapore: Copyright Act and blogosphere

Singapore: Amended law to allow filming of “factual” political rallies

Individuals who use their mobile phones to film illegal rallies can be arrested under an amended law in Singapore. Live film recordings of political events are allowed but the events...

Pakistan: Corrupt Traffic Police in Karachi

India: Nominations for Indibloggies

D.R of Congo: Listen to Staff Benda Bilili

Zimbabwe: How Mugabe Steals

Bangladesh: Citizen Journalists Covering BDR Mutiny

Today morning Dhaka was rattled by a fierce gun battle inside the headquarters of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR – paramilitary border security force) situated in the heart of the capital. Rumors...

Palestine: Canada Speaking Tour

Saudi Arabia: Nora Al Faiz Bio

Haiti: Carnival History

Ukraine: Politics on Twitter

Ukrainian president Victor Yushchenko has an official Twitter account; his tweets mirror daily schedule announcements and latest news items that are featured on the official website as well. There is...

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Injunction

Cuba: BTTR Four

Trinidad & Tobago, Dominica: Carnival Photos

Jordan: Economic depression?

UAE: Dubail Out?

Jordan: Smoking Ban?

Kuwait: Crowded Fair

Guyana: Mash 2009

Gulf: How things work