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21 September 2010

Stories from 21 September 2010

Haiti: Rock On

Haiti: Women's Reality

Barbados: Lives Lost & More

Guyana: Twitter & Book Marketing

South Korea:Seoul Hit Hard by Downpours, Twitter reported

Mozambique: “Bread Riots” Reflections

Globally and in Maputo, bloggers reflected on the unrest in Maputo and the government's response, addressing the economic, political and social aspects of events. Critiques of "civil society", globalization and...

Africa: Africa's mobile app marketplace

Ghana: Homosexuals in Parliament

Cameroon: Drivers Licensed to Kill and Maim

Afghanistan: Reviewing the Alternatives

Afghanistan: Guide to Afghan shortwave radio

Kazakhstan: Switzerland beaten in Davis Cup playoff

Afghanistan: Election 2010 Started

Despite all the security threats and anxiety, hundreds of Afghans lined up in every polling station all over the country to cast their ballots in Afghanistan's Wolesi Jirga Election 2010,...

China: Walkway and Pedestrian Crossing

China: The Shutting Down of Power Plant

Cambodia: Controversial mobile phone ad

An advertisement of a major Cambodian mobile phone service provider is being criticized by many netizens for promoting bad internet behavior among the youth. Bloggers are pushing for the removal...

China: Yihuang Self-Immolation Incident and the Power of Microblogging

Chinese online public opinion has once again changed the course of an event, this time regarding a forced demolition and consequent self-immolation protest in Yihuang county, Jiangxi. On September 10,...

Colombia: Virtual Gifts for Medellín on its 335 Birthday

On November 2 the city of Medellín will celebrate 335 years of its founding. The account @cumplemedellin was created on Twitter so that its citizens can tweet the symbolic present...

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