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29 December 2009

Stories from 29 December 2009

The Year that Was in Madagascar: Part I

In part one of a three-part summary of the year in citizen media in Madagascar, Lova Rakotomalala recalls the turmoil that seized the country in the first four months of...

Brazil: Interpreting songs into Brazilian Sign Language

China: Cui Weiping tweets elite views on Liu Xiaobo

Many Chinese public intellectuals take flack for keeping quiet on major social issues. Beijing Film Academy professor Cui Weiping has sought to change that by tweeting her peers' views on...

Brazil: New Year's Eve fashion in São Paulo

Nicaragua: The Aftermath of the 1972 Earthquake

On December 23, 1972, a 6.2-scale earthquake struck Managua, Nicaragua killing 5,000 and leaving 250,000 homeless. Nicaraguan blogger Homero was a young child at the time, but he holds memories...

Malawi: Bloggers discuss 30 earthquakes in 3 weeks

In what some geologists have described as rare occurrences, Malawi's northern district of Karonga has in the past three weeks experienced a total of 30 earthquakes resulting in at least...

Azerbaijan: Standing in line

Japan: Spread the message, translate it

A video interview [en] of Kyo Kageura, head of the project Minna no Honyaku (みんなの翻訳, Translation for all) [ja], a new translation platform that helps NGOs and NPOs to spread...

Did China wreck the Copenhagen deal?

Winners of the 2009 Philippines Expats Blog Awards

The Top 10 Media Incidents In China During 2009

Philippines: Blogs of Overseas Filipinos

Trinidad & Tobago: Facebook Assault

Thailand's English as Second Language industry

Curacao: Kayaking through Caribbean

Bahamas, Jamaica: Jonkonnu & Christmas

Trinidad & Tobago: 500

Cuba: Show of Support

Barbados: Drunk Driving

Impressions of Southeast Asian Games in Laos

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