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26 April 2010

Stories from 26 April 2010

Sudan Vote Monitor website was blocked for six days

Election monitoring website, Sudan Vote Monitor, was blocked for six days last week. Reporters Without Borders called for a total unblocking of the site.

Global Voices Author Demographics 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...

Bhutan: Education Defined

Bangladesh: A Lucky Escape From Death

India, Bangladesh: The Distinctiveness Between Two Bengals

Singapore: Retraction of invitation to hearing-impaired educator

Singapore's Ministry of Education retracted a conference invitation to a top U.S.-based educator after learning that she is hearing-impaired. The Ministry has already apologized for this mistake. Bloggers react.

Kyrgyzstan: Keeping the Calm

The role played by online independent media organizations such as Kloop.kg is crucial to separating fact from disinformation in Kyrgyzstan.

Brunei Foodies Go Pink 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...

PR career in China

China: How Sister Feng became famous

Ecuador: Don Bosco in Manta

Ecuador: The Price of Milk

Costa Rica: User Recovers Mobile Phone Thanks to GPS

China: New real estate policy hits market

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...