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9 July 2010

Stories from 9 July 2010

Brazil: Yellow Whistles Warn about Global Hunger

The 1 Billion Hungry campaign was officially launched in Brazil on July 1st. The purpose of this global initiative is to put pressure on politicians to combat hunger. Bloggers have...

Ghana: Partnership betweeen Plymouth and Sekondi-Takoradi

East Timor: Capital flooding in dry season

Ukraine under Yushchenko

Chile: Government's Critical Response to Comedian's Parody Sparks Debate

Chilean comedian Stefan Kramer is known for his accurate and humorous impersonations of famous public figures, including President Sebastián Piñera; Kramer's parody of the president on a TV show last...

China: Expat views of the Shanghai Expo

The Shanghai World Expo is already two months in to its half-year residency. Bloggers have been active in trying to decipher the purpose of the extravaganza, as well as keep...

Taiwan: Reasons for fights in the legislature

Cambodia: Decline of Monk Morality?

A monk in Cambodia was arrested for illegally taping a video of nude ladies in a monastery. The video was widely shared through mobile phones and the internet. There are...

Cape Verde: Rap as Socio-Political Stage

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