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17 December 2010

Stories from 17 December 2010

Laos: Rural electrification program

Alfredo Bano Leal blogs about the rural electrification program in Laos

Thailand: Addressing youth sexuality needs

Love Care Station and Teen Path, both based in Thailand, are online portals that provide sexuality education and counseling to young people in Thailand.

Philippines: Expats and migrants blog awards

The list of winners of the 2010 Philippine Expats/OFW Blog Awards is now posted online. OFW means Overseas Filipino Workers.

Student condition in Indonesia

EngageMedia uploads a video featuring university students from Jakarta, Indonesia who talk about their education and the condition of students in Indonesia.

East Timor: Unsafe oil power project

La'o Hamutuk reports that the construction of an oil power plant in East Timor is encountering many problems. It observed that the project is characterized by “bad planning, dubious procurement...

Brazil: Newspaper Folha de São Paulo censors satirical blog

The blog "Falha de Sao Paulo", created by brothers Lino and Mario Bocchini, as a parody of Brazil’s biggest newspaper company - Folha de Sao Paulo - was removed from...

Cambodia: Prince Ranariddh returns to politics

Retiring from politics in 2008, Prince Norodom Ranariddh surprised everybody in Cambodia when he recently announced that he will return to politics in order to strengthen the royalist movement. What...

China: Tax cut

George Chen discusses the tax cut agenda put forward at the Central Economic Work Conference in China.

China: Empty News

Chang Ping writes at China Media Project on the firing of Xinhua reporter Yan Bingguang and the production of empty news in the state-run media in China.

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