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16 December 2009

Stories from 16 December 2009

Bangladesh: South Asian Union By 2030

Lebanon: Queer Parenting

Africa: Obesity in Africa

Kenya: Resource to understand Kenya's draft constitution

Uganda/Kenya: Kenya's embarrassing loss to Uganda

Mexico: Gourmet Food Fair

Colombia: National Radio Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Rwanda: Move by parliament to criminalise LGBTI people

Uganda: Updates on the pending anti-gay bill

The impending anti- gay bill 2009 in Uganda that plans on criminalizing homosexuality and locking gays in prison or killing them has raised concerns all over the world. Chances that...

Dominica: Being Transparent

Barbados: Irritated by Insects

Cuba: Growing Blogosphere

Bermuda: Tackling Crime

Hong Kong: Undemocratic Legco set to approve the world's most costly express train

The Legislative Council (Legco) in Hong Kong is about to approve the funding for the world's most expensive Express Rail Link (ERL)'s construction plan on the coming Friday (Dec 18)....

Barbados, Guyana: Christmas!

Belarus: New Plans For Internet Control

Singapore: ‘No To Rape’ campaign

In Singapore, raping your wife is not treated as rape in most cases. Organizers of the "No To Rape" campaign want to abolish marital rape immunity by launching a petition...

Russia: Two Stories of Space Blogging

Blogging from and about space gains popularity and recognition among professional space travelers and regular bloggers. Russia is no exception. While the latest fashion for NASA astronauts is space twittering...

ASEAN Joint Postal Stamp

Laos: 25th SEA Games Opening Ceremony

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