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5 December 2010

Stories from 5 December 2010

Chile: Students Protest Reduction of Hours for Social Sciences

A decision by Education authorities to reduce class hours devoted to Social Science subjects, in order to increase hours dedicated to Mathematics and Language, ignited a debate and led to...

Bangladesh: Grameengate And Beyond

The hottest topic in Bangladesh now is the allegation against Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus of diverting foreign aid from Grameen Bank to another sister company called Grameen Kalyan. An investigative...

Iran:Iranians vs. US Navy

India, Pakistan: The Cyber War Continues

Iran: Bloggers discuss Wikileaks documents

The Wikleaks Cablegate documents exposed shady ties between Iran and Afghanistan; inside information about the Iranian regime and opposition; and fear in the Arab region of Iran's nuclear policy. Iranian...

Wikileaks: 994 secret cables from Malaysia

Malaysia: Two Firms Mentioned in Wikileaks Documents

The recent leak of U.S. ‘diplomatic cables’ by Wikileaks implicated two Malaysian firms for allegedly being involved in ‘a network controlled by Iran to purchase missile technology from China’ but...

Singapore: Educamp photos

Thailand: News stories about King's birthday

Malaysia: Police use tear gas to break protest

Thailand: #hismajesty hashtag

Japan: Confusion and speculations on the North Korean incident

The latest attack by North Korea on South Korea has put Japan on the alert. Is it the beginning of a war? Will it be Japan's turn next time? Or...

India: Umbrella And Mobile Phone Etiquette

India: No Regulation In Cyber Journalism

Japan: Watching Wikileaks

South Korea: Spa mogul reaches out to Yeonpyeong Refugees

After an artillery attack by North Korea on a populated South Korean island which killed four people and turned the island into a ghost town, offers of help for the...

Ukraine: WikiLeaks on Russian Officials and Holodomor

Russia: WikiLeaks’ Putin-Berlusconi Story

Slovenia: Correcting the Cablegate Story

Russia: Lawlessness and Violence in Kushchevskaya