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21 April 2010

Stories from 21 April 2010

Russia, US: Artyom Savelyev's Case

Argentina: International Court Rules in Paper Mill Conflict with Uruguay

The International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled on the conflict between Argentina and Uruguay about the latter's construction of a paper mill on the Uruguay River shared by...

Bhutan: The Love For Titles And Designations

Sri Lanka: The Idea Of Citizenship

Guatemala: Live Streaming Video of Central American Conference

Bhutan: Perils Of The Smoking Ban

India: The IPL Cookie Is Crumbling

Pakistan: Karachi Music Scene

Sri Lanka: Social Etiquette In Colombo

Russia: Authorities Inspect Major Social Network

Colombia: Video remixing and Presidential Elections

Remixes: From Hitler, to Chris Crocker and Pinky and the Brain, Colombian fans show their Presidential candidates support by remixing videos to help their campaigns and mock the oposition's candidates.

Russia: Internet Development in Regions

Azerbaijan: Nationalist propaganda

Malawi: Wedding of Year, Flag Changes and Media Suppression

In what some describe as the wedding of the year, Malawi’s President Dr Bingu wa Mutharika wed his former cabinet minister Callista Chapola Chimombo Saturday April 17, 2010. The officiation...

Paraguay: Spreading the Guaraní Language Through Blogging

In Paraguay, where 88% of the population speaks the indigenous language of Guaraní, there were no blogs in this native tongue, until blogger and journalist Mirta Martínez decided to begin...

China: Shutting down of NGOCN's website

Taiwan: Smart phone supplier's exploitative practice

Young Fast Optoelectronics (YFO), one of the biggest manufacturers of smart phone touch panel in the world, was recently accused by its trade union (YFOTU) of its exploitative working conditions...

Japan: Blogosphere Reactions to the Nikkei Ban on Links

Growing up in a salaryman household in Japan, one assumes that in the future, one will start wearing a tie, drink coffee, and read the Nikkei. And that would mean...

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