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28 July 2009

Stories from 28 July 2009

Ecuador: Woman Attempts to Auction Virginity Online in Spain

An Ecuadorian immigrant living in Valencia, Spain decided to put her virginity up for an online auction to help pay for medical care for her ailing mother. The ads were...

Iran: Kahrizak, a prison from Hell

Pakistan: Banking Sector Blogs

Bangladesh: A Concrete Island

Trinidad & Tobago: Mother Earth

India: Best Interior Design Blogs

Trinidad & Tobago: Assassination Attempt?

Cuba, U.S.A.: Cabot Journalism Prize

Bhutan: Expensive Chilies

Jamaica: Dancehall & Child Abuse

Guyana: The Nose Knows

Nepal's Dolphins in Danger

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Musical collaboration

China: “Internet addiction disorder” is a joke

Japan: Election manifesto

Philippines: Eating Taho

What is Team Building in the Filipino Language?

China: One-Child Policy Heading for a Revision

According to Time magazine, the one-child policy, a cornerstone of contemporary China, will be changed when word got out late last week that Shanghai was encouraging couples to have additional...

United Nations: Video contest for 9-25 year olds about migration

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is organizing the Plural+ video contest about building a more inclusive, tolerant society. The contest is open for any participant between the ages of...

Paraguay: The Government's Negotiations in the Itaipú Dam