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14 August 2010

Stories from 14 August 2010

Serbia: Banking Group Turns Well-Intentioned Suggestion Into PR Disaster

The lack of understanding that major corporations still have for what's being said online may not come as a shock. Intesa SanPaolo, Italy's largest banking group, however, has recently demonstrated...

Ecuador: Twitter Users Love Their Country

Ecuadorian Twitter users decided to commemorate their country's independence day by promoting the use of the #teamoecuador (I Love You Ecuador) hashtag on August 10.

Guinea: At Long last, a Date for the Second Round of the Presidential Elections

On August 9, Guineans breathed a sigh of relief when they learned that the President of the transition, General Sekouba Konate had signed a decree for the second round of...

Peru: Protests in La Convención Over Export of Gas

The export sale of natural gas from the Camisea project continues to cause social conflicts in Cusco, Peru. Local residents are demanding that a part of the production remains in...

Brazil: The Indigenous, The Internet and Interculturality

Ever more present in villages, technology has been gaining ground as an efficient means to ensure the indigenous lifestyle and culture. Tools like Google Earth and GPS aid reforestation efforts...

Angola: Hard Days for Freedom of Press

Republic of Congo: Anniversary of 50 Years of Independence Under the Shadow of Unemployment

Jordan: Royal Conversations

Beirut: 10 things to do under $10

South Korea:South Korean President Opened His Twitter

South Korea: A Pastor Facing Arrest for Visiting North Illegally

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