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3 May 2009

Stories from 3 May 2009

Growing Military Repression in Madagascar

Bloggers respond to the new Malagasy government's intimidation and arrest of protesters and political opponents.

Tunisia: Call to Embrace Work Ethics on Labour Day

May 1st marked International Labour Day around the world and Tunisian bloggers grasped the occasion to comment on the situation of workers and encourage some of them to give up...

Libya: Women, Writers and Artists

Women in Libyan society are loved, respected and cared for as mothers, sisters, aunts, daughters and wives. The state guarantees freedom and equality between men and women but it still...

China: He saw no conscience, no sympathy.

Professor Xu blogs down his experience with a few petitioners at a hospital. The indifferent doctors refusing to take care of the petitioners and the security guards striving to expel...

Nepal: Army Chief Sacked

Brunei now a rice producer

Thailand: Declining pork sales

Industries Doing Well Despite Recession

Indian Elections 2009: Lower Voter Turnouts And Questions Regarding Campaigns

The Indian blogosphere and mainstream media is abuzz with debate on why the voter turnout in Mumbai has decreased to 44.21% in spite of voter registration initiatives like Jaago Re...

China: Quarantining all Mexicans

If the virus spreads to our country, will Western politicians come help us then? Pay them no attention. Putting a temporary halt to flights was the correct thing to do....

Myanmar: Opposition Sets Conditions for 2010 polls

Myanmar: US is Not Considering Lifting Sanctions

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