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8 January 2010

Stories from 8 January 2010

Sri Lanka: Rumor Mill At Work

India: Rising Number Of Youngsters Dependent On Alcohol

Bangladesh: How To Get A Job After Graduation

Dominican Republic: The Passing of the Multi-Talented Luisito Martí

The multi-talented Dominican artist Luisito Martí passed away on January 3 leaving behind a huge international following who were fans of his comedy, music, and way of capturing the country's...

Barbados: Road Toll Gang

Puerto Rico: Three Kings Day

Trinidad & Tobago: Party On!

Bahamas, U.S.A.: Same Old Story

Haiti: Free & Fair?

Australia: Whaling War of Words

The whale hunt seems to be the forgotten war in the public relations hype that surrounds the collision of the Sea Shepherd’s Ady Gil with a Japanese whaler in the...

Egypt: Naga Hammady Massacre

Egyptian bloggers express shock and rage at the killing of Coptic Christians on the eve of their Christmas celebrations in Naga Hammady, in Upper Egypt. An unknown criminal opened his...

Oman: Diet, Podcast, and the Higher Educational System

Omani bloggers are back in the blogging scene as they start the new year with big resolutions and plans, writes Riyadh Al Balushi.

Syria: Petition to Google for Arabic Android

China: “Avatar” and forced demolition

China: The tragic curtain call of substitute teachers

Argentina: Romantic Singing Legend Sandro Passes Away

Roberto Sánchez, popularly known as Sandro, died on January 4th in Mendoza, Argentina. He was one of the pioneers of Argentinean rock music and became famous all over Latin America...

Japan: Witnessing a Tibetan sky burial

A Global Look at Anti-Corruption Day

Technology for Transparency Network

In preparation for the coming launch of the Technology for Transparency Network, this is the first in a series of posts that will explore transparency, government accountability, and civic engagement...

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