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26 December 2010

Stories from 26 December 2010

India: The Efficacy Of High Alerts

Bangladesh: Integrity Of Judiciary Questioned

India: Aishwarya Rai In Skin Lightening Controversy

Serbia, Albania, Kosovo: More Info on “Yellow House”

China: Christmas Day death of a Zhejiang village leader

Russia: Is Internet Guilty of Organizing Nationalistic Riots?

RuNet Echo

Russian media and blogosphere ponder who is responsible for the nationalists’ riots in Moscow in mid-December. But the authorities found their own scapegoat – the Internet.

Tragedy bookends Year 2010 for Francophone Citizen Media

It appears that tragedy will bookend yet another year rich in remarkable events in the world of francophone citizen media. The month of January set the tone with the fallout...

Jordan: Sentencing of Critical Football Club President

Former Jordanian MP and Wihdat football club president Tareq Sami Khoury had been sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting and insulting a gendarme officer. Netizens react to the...

Lebanon: One in Every Four Lebanese is on Facebook

Lebanon: One Wig Stand for Cancer Awareness

Morocco: The Minister Goes to Facebook

Morocco: Rare Recording of Popular Jewish Song

Philippines: Filipinos welcome new year with new banknotes

The Philippine Central Bank has issued a new set of generation bank notes which features not only improved security measures, but more so it heralds a new design highlighting historical...

Cambodia: Review of 2010

Singapore: Treat toilet cleaners fairly

Malaysia: Non-nuclear energy options

Singapore: Blueprint for ageing population

Singapore: Weaknesses of the media

Malaysia, Singapore: Open letter to Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore: Sleeping room of maids

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