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27 November 2011

Stories from 27 November 2011

Thailand: Profile of Lese Mejeste Violator

May Adadol Ingawanij links to a Thai article which provides a profile of Mr. Amphon, a 61-year-old Bangkok resident who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for insulting the...

Vietnam: Deadly Legacy of Agent Orange

De Tran writes about the deadly legacy of agent orange in Vietnam. During the Vietnam War, more than 20 million gallons of herbicide were sprayed over the rural communities and...

Vietnam: Questions on the ‘New Seven Wonders’ Contest

Tim of Come and Go Vietnam questions the credibility of the ‘New Seven Wonders of the World’ contest. Vietnam's Halong Bay was included in the initial list of winners.

Philippines: City Launches Online Codification of Ordinances

The General Santos City Council has launched a website which features a project to codify ordinances from 1948 to the present. General Santos is located in southern Philippines

Malaysia: Opposition to Peaceful Assembly Bill

An online campaign was launched to pressure members of Parliament of Malaysia to reject the proposed Peaceful Assembly Bill which activists believe will curtail freedom of expression and the people's...

Zambia: Cash Dug Out From Ex-Minister's Farm Shocks Nation

Zambia’s investigative units recently dug out nearly US$ 466,000, buried in the ground at a farm belonging to former minister, Austin Liato. Zambians on various social networking sites have reacted...

Japan: Coworking Magazine Launched

Cowarp [ja]: There's been a surge of interest around coworking spaces and its culture, and now there's a brand new online magazine for it.

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