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18 April 2010

Stories from 18 April 2010

Thailand: Songkran 2010

Myanmar: Yan Byae Island

Myanmar: Hundreds injured in bomb blasts

Philippines: Veteran Journalists Receives Death Threats

The Coconut Farmers of the Philippines

Philippines: Online indignation over massacre case

The government's recent decision to drop multiple murder charges against two members of the Ampatuan clan involved in the November 2009 Maguindanao massacre of 57 people, including 31 journalists, has...

Madagascar: A Flurry of Alleged Coups as Mediation Resumes

China: Verdict announced in Fujian Three netizen trial

The three netizens in Fujian province arrested last summer for their role in seeking the truth behind the death of Yan Xiaoling were given sentences on Friday ranging from 1-2...

Japan: People live longer, so do TV shows

Japan may be known for the longevity of its people, but the TV programs have a rich and long history as its population. There are some series that have been...

Senegal: Growth of Citizen Movements

Maldives: Bring Back The Bikes

Bhutan: South Asian Leaders Meet For SAARC Summit

Bhutan is in a flurry of activity, gearing up for the upcoming SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Summit. Here the South Asian leaders will discuss about issues like...

Lebanon: Marching for Secularism

Lebanon: 24/7 Campaign for Migrants’ Rights

Lebanon: Combating Domestic Violence

Lebanon: Virginity and Hypocrisy

Russia: Volcanic Eruption Provokes Cooperation and Jokes

RuNet Echo

Two days passed since Mother Nature showed its power to mankind letting the Icelandic volcano with unpronounceable name “Eyjafjallajökull” fill the European aerospace with ashes. As the ash cloud went...

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