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1 December 2009

Stories from 1 December 2009

Maldives: On The Swiss Minaret Ban

Sri Lanka: Sloppy Service By The State Airlines

Uruguay: Mujica is President After Run-off Election

The candidate from left-wing party The Broad Front José "Pepe" Mujica obtained the majority of the votes on the run-off election for the presidency of Uruguay, making him the first...

Bhutan: Another Ban

Mongolia: Climate Change Affecting Nomadic Way of Life

Conversations for a Better World

Climate change is affecting the way of life of Mongolian nomadic families, as rangeland for their grazing animals has been reduced in size and the availability of fresh water has...

Pakistan: Lest We Forget

Ghana: 10 Ghanaian Christmas gifts

France: The Day Without Immigrants

With the embittering background of the French official debate about "national identity", a "Day Without Immigrants" was announced to take place on the 1st of March, 2010. How would the...

Sudan: Ambassador reacts to Enough Said Project paper

Trinidad & Tobago: Gay Issues at CHOGM

Montserrat: Soufriere Activity

Trinidad & Tobago: Blogging & Journalism?

Caribbean: World AIDS Day

Bermuda: PATI Opinions

Arab World: Reactions to the Swiss Ban on Minarets

On Sunday, November 29, 57.5% of Swiss voters approved a ban on the construction of new minarets atop mosques, paving the way for a constitutional amendment. The ban has sparked...

China: Female deputy editor-in-chief being assaulted

Hong Kong: Democracy

World AIDS Day: Reflections and Raising Awareness

While it's true that most people know by now that HIV/AIDS poses a threat, World AIDS Day, which takes place today, attempts to focus the world's attention on this disease...

China: Environmental issues, citizens on move

Last Thursday, in a press conference the Chinese premier Wen promised a 40% carbon emissions cut by 2020 as a measure to deal with climate change. Facing suspicion and questions,...

Japan: Moving Beyond a TV Drama Production

There are some television shows that become fashion trend setters (à la Sex and the City) but what would you think if a show was designed as a vehicle to...