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3 September 2009

Stories from 3 September 2009

USA: Deportations Feared as New School Year Begins

A proposed bill that would resolve the legal status of approximately 65,000 undocumented students in the United States is still in limbo as another school year begins this month.

Sri Lanka: Kumbi Kathawa

Bangladesh: Ditch Suits To Save Power

Syria: Blogger Calls for a Campaign Against Masturbation

Video: Perspectives on International Social Entrepreneurs

From the GSBI, the Global Social Benefit Incubator and The Next Billion Blog comes a series of video interviews of social enterpreneurs from all over the globe who are meeting...

China: PetroChina's “Group Purchase Gate” created an online stir

Some employees of PetroChina, the state-owned oil giant and the current no. 2 on the FT 500 List, are going to be allowed to ‘group purchase’ eight apartment buildings near...

Suriname: On “Someni Tongo”

Bahamas: The Play's The Thing

Cuba: Filtering Connections

U.S. Virgin Islands: Monitoring Erika

Cuba, U.S.A.: Sanctions & Human Rights

Guyana: Wisdom

Bangladesh: Exporting Internet Bandwidth

Ecuador: Sharing the Knowledge on BlogDay

To celebrate BlogDay 2009, bloggers in Ecuador organized a virtual event featuring national and international speakers, as a way to unite new and experienced bloggers across the country.

Japan: Happy birthday, Doraemon!

Japan: How to make a business book

Philippines: Living with HIV

Blogs are increasingly being used in the Philippines to narrate the personal struggles of young Filipinos who tested positive with HIV. This promotes conversation among young people and it helps...

Commonwealth suspends Fiji

The Commonwealth of Nations has suspended Fiji from the 53-nation body for failing to hold elections by October 2010

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