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October, 2011

Stories from October, 2011

30 October 2011

Russia: Retired Tennis Star Marat Safin to Run for Parliament

RuNet Echo

Russian tennis phenomenon, Marat Safin, has announced that he will run for the Russian State Duma in the December 4 elections. However, his public image, as illustrated by citizen media...

Colombia: Law 30 and “Operation Seventh Ballot” on Regional Election Day

Pakistan: Funding Social Innovation

Sri Lanka: Why Occupy Colombo Was A Fail

South Asia: A Fundraising Drive Across Three Countries

China: Questions Following Mekong River Massacre

Thirteen Chinese sailors were killed earlier this month in an attack on two cargo ships. Nine Thai soldiers have claimed responsibility, which the Thai government says is theirs alone, but...

Thailand: Floods and Social Media

Many parts of Thailand are still flooded as the country continues to face the worst flooding disaster in the past half century. But some bloggers believe the flooding disaster has...

Iran: Virtual U.S Embassy