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2 April 2011

Stories from 2 April 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: Who is in Control of RTI State Television?

Confusion surrounds the question of who is currently in control of the Radio Télévision Ivoirienne (RTI), the Ivorian national television station.

India: Celebrating The Cricket World Cup Win

Pakistan: Resettling The Flood Affected

Bhutan: Memories Of Bangladesh

Slovakia: The Roma People, “Livin’ On the Edge”

Tibor Blazko writes about the problems that Slovakia's Roma people are facing and translates some of the Slovak netizens' reactions to the news that an international NGO is planning to...

Sri Lanka: News Editor of Lankaenews Arrested

Southeast Asia: Media Says Sorry Over ‘Insensitive’ Japan Posts

Singapore’s MediaCorp, Thailand’s The Nation, and Malaysia’s Berita Harian – all belonging to mainstream media in their respective countries – were forced to apologize to the public for publishing ‘insensitive’...

Japan: Plutonium, Our Reliable Friend

Russia-Estonia: Renaming the Bronze Soldier

Hungary: Speeding through new constitution

East Timor: Parliament to use Portuguese language

Japan: Machine Civilization

Japan: JPRI Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund

Burkina Faso: Mutinous Soldiers Ransack Mayor and Minister's Home

Thailand: Songkran Festival website

Indonesian Football Mired in Controversy

There is a leadership dispute in the Indonesian football association which has disappointed football players and fans. Netizens want leaders to settle the issue and focus instead on improving the...

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