26 April 2010

Stories from 26 April 2010

Global Voices Author Demographics 2010

  26 April 2010

This post gives an insight into the basic demographics of Global Voices based on our 2010 Author survey. It shouldn't come as a surprise that we are a very diverse and global group of people!

Bhutan: Education Defined

  26 April 2010

Bhutanese blogger Dorji Wangchuk defines education: “When you have forgotten what you have learnt in school and still be successful in life, you were well educated.”

India, Bangladesh: The Distinctiveness Between Two Bengals

  26 April 2010

Before 1956, Bengali cinema meant cinemas from West Bengal (India) but the trend become distinctive afterwards in both the Bengals. Fahmidul Haq at Communication and Culture of Bangladesh comments that “the distinctiveness between two Bengals is getting clearer as time passes.”

Brunei Foodies Go Pink 2010

  26 April 2010

Brunei Foodies Go Pink 2010 is a charity recipe book project of Brunei bloggers for 2010. Bloggers and foodies alike have agreed to raise funds and create awareness about breast cancer by inviting bloggers to contribute their favorite dessert recipe which will be compiled in a book.

PR career in China

  26 April 2010

Imagethief has written some advices for young foreigners who want to build a PR career in China.

Ecuador: Don Bosco in Manta

  26 April 2010

The relic of the Roman Catholic Saint “Don” Bosco has been making its way around Latin American, and Joselias Sánchez Ramos writes about the stop of the “guest of honor” in Manta, Ecuador [es], which attracted large crowd of the faithful.

Ecuador: The Price of Milk

  26 April 2010

Even though government subsidies to Ecuadorian milk producers have increased, the savings are not passed along to consumers, where the price has gone up, notes the blog La Voz de Guamote [es].

China: New real estate policy hits market

  26 April 2010

A new housing policy in China issued on April 17 is being called “the strictest in history.” The State Council has requested a steep increase in down payments on loans for second homes.

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