7 April 2010

Stories from 7 April 2010

Guyana: Child Labour

  7 April 2010

Guyana's Minister of Labour is considering revising the current labour laws as they pertain to children; Repeating Islands takes note.

Trinidad & Tobago: Fired!

  7 April 2010

“I don’t know if there will be any parties to celebrate the successful hounding out of office and into the dog house of the incompetent and dotish UDeCOTT Board, but I hope so”: This Beach Called Life vents about Trinidad and Tobago politics.

Sri Lanka: The Tax System Needs Changes

  7 April 2010

I Love Sri Lanka blog opines that the tax system in Sri Lanka needs changes because high tax frustrates the middle class: “unnecessarily high taxation kills the motivation to work hard, take risks and make a better quality of life for themselves and their families.”

India: Efficacy Of The Right To Education Bill

  7 April 2010

Sandeep Bansal at Looking Beyond The Obvious blog comments on the efficacy of the newly introduced right to education bill in India: “mere passing of the Right to Schools (Education) is not going to change anything significant unless coupled by any change in the delivery mechanism.”

Singapore: Housing problem

  7 April 2010

Diary of a Singaporean Mind wants the government to take more responsibility for the housing crisis in Singapore instead of merely blaming the “unrealistic expectations” of the people.

Brunei: Playing chess on Mt. Everest

  7 April 2010

Members of the Brunei Chess Federation plan to become the first Bruneians to set foot at the base camp of Mt. Everest. They also plan to play chess on the world's highest mountain.

Argentina: In Defense New Media Law

  7 April 2010

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, the blog Patria SI, Colonia NO [es] spreads the news about the April 9th march in defense of the new Media Law, which would prohibit media outlets from being concentrated in the hands of too few owners.

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