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6 December 2011

Stories from 6 December 2011

Haiti: Business Wins, Haiti Loses

Mexico: Free Webinar: ‘Strategies to Reduce Risks When Covering Organized Crime and Violence’

Nepal: Increase In Remittance

Nepal: Would Flat Tax System Work Better?

DR of Congo: Congolese Citizens Find a Way to Circumvent SMS Ban during Tense Electoral Count

Sri Lanka: Make Over Of Bandarnayake Airport Required

Reactions to SlutWalk Singapore

In a rare public assembly, hundreds gathered in support of SlutWalk Singapore and it generated a lively response in the cyberspace. Netizens used the hashtag #slutwalksg to document the event.

China: Beijing Air Pollution

Macedonia: Is Skopje Really the Most Polluted City in the World?

Unlike the authorities, social media users are reacting to the empirical information about high levels of pollution in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Filip Stojanovski reports.

China: Chengdu Artist Luo Fahui

Ukraine: Public Hospital Pioneers Social Media Usage

Founded in 1798, Dnipropetrovsk Regional Clinical Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Ukraine. It is also one of the first state medical institutions to use social media. Tetyana...

Macedonia, Greece: Reaction to International Court of Justice Decision

Macedonia: Satirical Blog Blames Name Dispute for Greek Bankruptcy

A renowned Macedonian blogger published a satirical article which, in a way, sums up many of the local jokes about the Greek financial problems and the political situation in Macedonia....

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