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20 July 2011

Stories from 20 July 2011

Pakistan: Demanding Justice For Saleem Shahzad

Many suspect that Pakistan's intelligence agency was behind the May 2011 abduction and murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, bureau chief of Asia Online. The judicial commission set up...

Murdoch Hails Singapore Model But Local Netizens Disagree

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has told British members of parliament that the Singapore model of paying high salaries to politicians should be emulated to curb corruption. Here is the reaction...

Italy: Social Innovation Competition with €10,000 Prize

Singapore's old playgrounds

Singapore: How to elect a female president

Singapore: Manager is now a taxi driver

Singapore: Supertrees design in new project

Singapore: Popular primary schools versus neighbourhood schools

Peru: Mining Commercial Sparks Controversy

Russia-Lithuania: Did Russian Pressure Set KGB-Officer Free?

Serbia: First Reactions to Acquittal of Sandor Kepiro

On Monday July 18, 2011, a court in Budapest acquitted 97-year-old Sandor Kepiro, a Second World War Hungarian police captain who served in occupied Serbia and, until recently, was “the...

Uruguay: A Critical Look at Secondary Education

Chile: Salvador Allende's Death Ruled a Suicide

Colombia: On Independence Day

Panama: Presidential Insults Online

Panamanian President, Ricardo Martinelli, sparked controversy on Twitter after allegedly insulting a user who criticized him in a rude manner. But the President denies that any insult was intended. Netizens...

Brazil: Blogger Censored and Sued by Businessman

Barbados: Murdoch Madness

U.S.V.I: Rhys’ Literary Identity

Russia: Online Effort to Discredit Environmentalists Exposed

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Violence vs. Women

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