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13 August 2011

Stories from 13 August 2011

Bangladesh: Celebrating The Monsoon

Bangladesh: Human Rights Training For Journalists

Thailand: Student blogger ‘witch hunted’ on Facebook

India: Nationality Debate In Mizoram

Bangladesh, India: Illegal Bangladeshis In Assam, Myth Or Reality?

Malaysia: Islamization of Education

Sri Lanka: Cutting Down Trees In The Name Of Beautification

Pakistan: The Good And Bad Of Observing Ramadan

Malaysia: Bersih Rally and UK Riots Compared

Malaysia: Poverty Problem in Sabah

India: Was Delhi's SlutWalk More of a Media Hype?

On Sunday 31 July, 2011, Delhi held it's own version of the SlutWalk - titled 'Besharmi Morcha' to make it more relevant to the Indian context. Netizens discussed the event,...

Malaysian Football Website Hacked

Arab World: The Twitter Vs Facebook Debate Continues

A discussion is raging on Twitter tonight, comparing the micro-blogging site where users can post messages in 140 characters to social networking site Facebook. Here are some of the observations...

Comedic Fun with Japanese Hashtag Memes

Since Twitter introduced Japanese language capability for hashtags, the Japanese Twitterverse has turned into an oasis for wordplay.

Japan: Mapping radiation online

Russia: No Exaggeration in Rumours of Reset Death?

Russia: Babe Armies of Putin, Medvedev and Limonov

Nigeria: Adrift, Awaiting the Arrival of a Woman?

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is Nigeria’s new Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy. Until recently, she was the Managing Director of the World Bank. As soon as her appointment was...

Japan: Kusoshigoto blog closed down

Brazil: Constraining the “Spread” of Homosexuality by Law

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