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3 December 2009

Stories from 3 December 2009

Russia: Newspaper Website Hacked And Completely Destroyed

M-banking: Going where no bank has gone before

The Future of ICT for Development

Millions and millions of low-income, unbanked people stand to benefit (and maybe prosper?) from the development of mobile financial services in the next years, but there are several technological, logistical,...

Young Leaders from Sweden and Middle East in Dialogue

Last month, the Swedish Institute in Paris hosted a meeting of 26 young people from Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Sweden to improve dialogue between opinion...

Pakistan: List Of NRO Beneficiaries

Pakistan: Birth Of A Monster

Bangladesh: The Rising Voices of Women in a Drowning Country

Conversations for a Better World

Even in the most extreme circumstances when survival is at stake, Bangladeshi women stand out for their capacity to unite and together overcome climate change’s effects on their lives.

Venezuela: Government Intervention of Banks is Parodied

Colombian 3D Animation short film to be released online

After more than a year's worth of work, two Colombian companies have finished a short animated film telling the impossible love story between the flu virus and a white blood...

Climate Change Skeptics Incited by Leaked Emails

Hundreds of emails and documents from the Climate Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia (UEA) have been hacked and posted online, adding fuel to the beliefs of...

Cuba: Ration Book Rationale

Trinidad & Tobago: The Importance of Human Rights

Trinidad & Tobago: Value of Money

Bermuda: Post It!

Jamaica: Cricket Combating Crime?

China: The Obama Girl Was An Internet Promotion Campaign

Bangladesh, India: Arrest OF ULFA Chairman

Sri Lanka: Bird Counting Month

Disaster Management and the role of ICTs (Part 2)

The Future of ICT for Development

In this post, we examine some more ICT based tools and applications in the arena of early warning systems to help reduce damage to life and property in natural disasters...

China: Microblogging

Michael Moore in Japan

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