Stories from 5 September 2011
Serhiy Pishkovtsiy at Watcher.com.ua questions [uk] whether Ukraine’s Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has actually met with bloggers on September 2, as stated [ru] on Azarov's Facebook page [ru]. So far, neither the Prime Minister’s press service, nor any prominent Ukrainian netizens have shared any photos, videos or details of the...
Teacher Dude informs that “over 300 department in institutions of higher education nationwide are now being occupied by students unhappy with changes designed to overhaul Greece's ailing universities and technical schools.”
Far from the daily protests in Syria, a group of mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters in downtown Beirut, Lebanon have held a permanent sit-in in a small tent since April 2005, calling for the return of Lebanese political detainees from Syria. Some have been missing for more than 30 years.
China Dialogue has a series of post about the severe environmental pollution problem caused by Apple’s Chinese supply chain. A joint report by a number of environmental groups disclosed that as many as 27 Apple suppliers are dumping dangerous chemical waste. The director of the Institute of Public and Environmental...
Kaewmala analyzes if the election of Yingluck Shinawatra as Thailand's first female Prime Minister is a victory for feminism as well.
Thailand's Government Public Relations Department which is under the Office of the Prime Minister has created a twitter account and enhanced its website to provide official news and information about Thailand.