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5 February 2012

Stories from 5 February 2012

Vietnam's “Bad Education Stories” of 2011

What Makes Vietnamese Coffee Unique?

Vietnam: Database of Political Prisoners

Indonesia: Reform of Juvenile Justice System

Thailand: Flood Impact on Rice Production

Iran: Blogger was sentenced to 14 years in prison

United States: Immigration in the National Pre-Electoral Debate

Latino bloggers in the United States discuss the recent proposals, or lack thereof, on immigration recently put forward by the Republican candidates to the Presidency and President Barack Obama.

China: Veto of UN Security Council Draft Resolution on Syria Draws Praise and Grief

Once again, China and Russia have vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution aimed at bringing peace to Syria. The latest proposal calls for an end to the killings of...

Brazil: Homeless families awaiting help from São Paulo city removed with force

Russia: Day of Protests Divides Citizens

Despite temperatures of -20 degrees, thousands of Russians went out to the streets to participate in election manifestations. Some, organised online, were protesting against the elections and possible re-election of...

Bangladesh: Using Mobile App To Collect Data On Transportation

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