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4 March 2012

Stories from 4 March 2012

Bhutan: Malnutrition In Boarding Schools

India: Rs. 300 Million Of Praise

India: Why Women Do Not Deserve To Be Raped

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Crying Putin

RuNet Echo

Friendly atmosphere in Abidjan as Senegal nationals in Côte d'Ivoire went to vote

Republic of Congo: Ammunition Depot Blasts Stir Panic in Brazzaville

On Sunday, March 4, 2012, at 8 am local time, an ammunition storage caught fire in the Mpida area of Brazzaville, near the Presidential Palace, causing at least four explosions....

Singapore: Netizens Criticize ‘Offensive’ Government Ad

Singapore netizens are criticizing an advertising recruitment campaign by a government ministry for using posters that label ex-offenders, victims of abuse, and people with disabilities as destroyed, ruined, abandoned, and...

Russia: Election Violations Recorded in the North Caucasus

RuNet Echo

Russia: Police and Military Trucks Spotted in Moscow

RuNet Echo

Mauritania: Last Hope March to Nouakchott Begins

Mauritanian activists have embarked on a 470km journey on foot, from the city of Nouadhibou to the capital Nouakchott, carrying a number of economic and political demands to the authorities....

Jordan: Amman's Welcome Snow Day

Amid a rough winter in Jordan with little optimism in the air, Ammanis found solace in getting snowed in on Thursday, making it a long white weekend; joyfully hyper tweeting...

Iran: MediaFire is blocked

Russia: Government Election Webcams

RuNet Echo

Russia: Absentee Voters and Election Carousels Alarm Twitterers

RuNet Echo

China: Challenging the 50 Cent Party

With a new spoofed flag, China's army of paid pro-government online commentators have recently gotten the sharp end of a number of new jokes. Oiwan Lam reports.

Cambodia: Documenting the Work of a Microfinance Loan Officer

IDEA Asia Youth Forum 2012

Myanmar to Build Subway for Yangon?

Russia: Ballot Stuffing or Machine Testing?

RuNet Echo

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