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14 August 2011

Stories from 14 August 2011

Philippines: Uproar over Sorry State of Manila Zoo

The sorry state of Manila Zoo caused a stir among Filipino netizens after photos were posted online resulting in the rise of the keywords “Manila Zoo” as a popular trending...

Colombia: The FTA With the United States From the Blogosphere

With the pact signed in Washington to increase the debt ceiling, the United States Congressional leaders returned to the topic of the free trade agreement (FTA) with Panama, South Korea...

Pakistan: Netizens Protest Moral Policing On Art Curator

A few days ago police stormed into Nairang Art Gallery in Lahore. The raid was carried out on the pretext that the female curator of the gallery was wearing a...

Russia: Moscow Calls for Limited OSCE Election Observation

Russia-Georgia-US: Versions of War

US-Russia: Reset in the Balance

Russia: Prokhorov Launches Pravoe Delo Pre-election Campaign

China Model in Two Different Cities

In the past few years, the term "China Model" has been widely discussed among intellectuals in China, and is now slowly spreading to other developing countries in Asia, Latin America...

Iran: Ahmadinejad & Asad united in an animation

Armenia: Welcome to Turkey

Armenia: Biking and Tweeting through Turkey

Japan: Indie service GoogleSatTrack used by NASA

China: Large NIMBY Protest Erupts in Dalian

A Sunday morning sit-in protest in downtown Dalian, Liaoning province, against a chemical factory located in the city turned into a large-scale procession through the streets. Police were out in...

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