21 February 2010

Stories from 21 February 2010

Azerbaijan: Healthcare

  21 February 2010

Emotions on Air, Mind Mute comments on healthcare in the oil-rich republic. Despite legislation guaranteeing access for all, the blog says, the situation is far from perfect and especially when it comes to bone marrow donors.

Japan: Thoughts on Longevity

  21 February 2010

As the most rapidly ageing country in the world in addition to having the highest life expectancy, Japan has a lot to think about concerning quality of life and a sustainable society. However, it's rare that one contemplates about it on a personal level. In Long Life is a Risk...

Australia: Vindaloo Against Violence Goes Viral

  21 February 2010

Australia's reputation was affected in the past year amid reports of racially-motivated attacks against Indian students. Today, Australians are asked to show support for the Indian and migrant community by taking part in the 'Vindaloo Against Violence' campaign.

Azerbaijan: In this part of the world

  21 February 2010

Flying Carpets and Broken Pipelines comments on the lack of democracy in the Caucasus in general. However, the blog says, some progressive youth are struggling to effect change and are the key to the future as they are the future.

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