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1 April 2009

Stories from 1 April 2009

Israel: Palestinian Youth Orchestra Disbanded for Israeli Performance

In honor of Good Deeds Day in Israel, a Palestinian youth orchestra performed for a group of Holocaust survivors. Known as the “Strings of Freedom,” the group was composed of...

Sri Lanka: Vanni Mercy Mission

India: Supreme Court Rules against Beards in Schools

Bangladesh: Interview of Dr. Muhammad Yunus

Global Voices Managing Director forced into hiding after April Fool's iPhone prank

For Georgia “GAP” Popplewell, Managing Director of international blogging project Global Voices, the e-mail she sent to the community mailing list announcing that free iPhones would be given to all...

The first Brunei Postgraduate Symposium

Two weeks ago, the first Bruneian Postgraduate Symposium was held at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental African Studies in London. The symposium provided an oppprtunity for Bruneian students to...

Brunei's budget process

Thailand: Chiang Mai air pollution

Malaysia's New Prime Minister

Vietnamese Mail Order Brides in Singapore

Palestine/Israel: Palestinian Support on U.S. Campuses

Israel: Searching for a Peace Prophet in Palestine

USA: Do Mormons Want Internet Filtering?

Israel: Political History of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu

Israel: Survey Finds Happiness Linked to Wealth, Immigration

Cuba, U.S.A.: The Cuban Press

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Focus on Obama

Cuba: Amnesty on Antúnez

Puerto Rico: Indigenous Summit

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Child Protection

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