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20 January 2010

Stories from 20 January 2010

Japan: Tokyo as example for how to rebuild Haiti

Afghanistan: Youth Find Outlets Amid Ongoing Violence

Conversations for a Better World

Last year was the deadliest one for Afghanistan's civilians, including children, since the American-led war began in 2001. Despite the circumstances, efforts are being made nationwide by and for youth...

China: Avatar ordered to make way for Confucius?

Colombia: Hard to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad

Through citizen videos, different Colombian organizations share their unique perspectives on crime, violence and armed conflict, where it's hard to tell apart the good guys from the bad.

Japan: Blogosphere Opinions on “Climategate”

This article is a little late to the fray, but “Climategate” was also a topic of interest in Japan. Although the controversy was not as strong say compared to the...

China: Another Cell Phone Registration System in the Works

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has announced a plan to enforce a “real-name” registration system for mobile phone users. The announcement comes four years after the Ministry of...

Haiti: a week after the earthquake

As relief efforts continue one week after the devastating 12 January earthquake in Haiti, bloggers and Twitter users in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere give reports of hope and generosity as well...

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