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14 April 2010

Stories from 14 April 2010

Colombia: Mockus-Fajardo Alliance for Presidential Elections

Two ex-Mayors of Colombia's 2 largest cities have joined forces to run on the same ticket for the May 30 President Elections. This new alliance for the Green Party has...

Pakistan: First Female Cartoonist

Iran: Has blogging become less popular since the election?

Did the presidential election change the dynamics of Iranian citizen media tools and channels? Eleven Iranian bloggers and media professionals representing different parts of the political spectrum answer a brief...

Haiti: Controversial Statistics

Cuba: Groundbreaker

Bahamas: How's the Weather?

Dominica: Heritage Site

Barbados: Media Options

China: Web mobilizes to help Yushu earthquake victims

Between local government attempts to keep news of the Yushu earthquake contained and China's top leaders calling for "all-out" assistance from the public, desire from offline and virtual civil society...

Maldives: The Upcoming Akon Gig

India: ‘The First Cry’ Blog Contest

Thailand: Soldier's story of violent clash

Thailand: Last images from camera of slain reporter

Cambodia: Khmer New Year 2010

Uruguay: New Holiday Commemorates Charrúa Massacre

For the first time on April 11, 2010, Uruguayans commemorated a day remembering the 1831 massacre against the Charrúa indigenous people. Supporters of the Charrúa and the law allowing this...

Arab World: Arab Tweeple Launched

China: Strolling to save East Lake in Wuhan repressed

East Lake, located at Wuhan city, is a state listed ecological tourist scenic area. It occupies 82 square kilometers, 6 times larger than the Hanzhou West Lake. Being a national...

Japan: The Nikkei stops free links

Plagiarism in Chinese Academia

China: How to buy your Expo tickets in person