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20 October 2009

Stories from 20 October 2009

Saudi Arabia: Where Plagiarism is a Crime

Saudi bloggers are rallying to the support of a fellow blogger who claims that a newspaper had lifted photographs and copy from his blog without permission.

Iran: The rising cost of bread

Puerto Rico: Money & People

Cuba: Press Freedom Ranking

Trinidad & Tobago: Line Up

Cuba: Internet & Freedom

Jamaica: Publishing in the Internet Age

Ecuador: Hip-Hop Artist Equis

Bangladesh: Difficult Time For Journalists

Paraguay: The Kidnapping of Cattle Rancher

Maldives: Abolish Capital Punishment?

Peru: Mamainé, Afro-Peruvian Cooking Queen

Pakistan: Routable GPS Map Available For Free

Cuba: Real-Time Aggregator Cubanoscope

Pakistan: The South Waziristan Operation

ICT4D: When mobile phones link with computers

The Future of ICT for Development

In the second of three posts, we ask: How are new technologies changing the field of ICT4D? Will linking computers to portable phones benefit human development in the developing world?

India: Factual Error In Lonely Planet Guide About Chennai

Uganda: Bloggers discuss anti-gay bill

A Ugandan bill that would make homosexuality officially illegal and punishable with death sentence or life in prison has been tabled in parliament and now only awaits president Yoweri Museveni's...

China: From heroic to ignorant masses, and then…

The Chinese communist ideology has been eroding rapidly in the past two decades due to economic development. Traces of its revolutionary belief can still be found in political propaganda pieces...