8 March 2010

Stories from 8 March 2010

First Cambodian Women Web Portal

  8 March 2010

Established in October 2007, the Women Web Portal is the first web portal in Khmer language in Cambodia that provides information about gender issues and women rights. GV author Sopheap Chak discusses the work and impact of this website

SuperPower: BBC and Global Voices

  8 March 2010

A joint project between Global Voices and BBC News as part of the BBC's SuperPower season begins today. For two weeks, we'll be adding citizen media links within BBC news stories, while sharing off-the-radar stories from our own newsroom with BBC editors and reporters.

Indonesia: Bank bailout sparks political crisis

  8 March 2010

The decision of the Indonesian government to bail out Century Bank two years ago has sparked a political crisis after majority of Parliament members voted that the bail out was illegitimate. Here are the reactions of bloggers and twitterers

China: New Regulation Proposed For Internet Cafes

  8 March 2010

A member of the National People’s Congress suggested quick legislative action Mar. 6 on a resolution that would close Chinese internet cafes between midnight and 8 a.m. People’s Representative Gao Wanneng called for a “zero-hour cutoff” for internet cafes due to long-term internet addition in Chinese youth.  Gao said such...

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