Stories from 3 July 2012
“Air India's pilots, engineers, cabin crew, ground staff etc. have not been paid salaries for several months,” reports the Voice of an Indian Citizen while discussing how to solve this problem.
Following the presidential election, Mexicans are expressing themselves on Twitter regarding election day and the preliminary results that have been officially released and which favour the candidate Enrique Peña from the PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) and the "Compromise for Mexico" coalition.
Days after the presidential elections, supporters and members of the student movement #YoSoy132 continue using social networks to voice their concerns over the preliminary results. They have also taken to the streets to protest electoral fraud.
Chile's Minister of Interior, Rodrigo Hinzpeter has called on the Congress to approve a law that seeks harsher punishments for protesters, reigniting a controversy that started a year ago. The law forbids the occupation of public or privately owned buildings for protest and also seeks prison time for protesters.
Women and having it all: Lisa Allen-Agostini shatters the myth.
Outlish collates and comments on some of the Facebook observations about Shaquille O'Neal's visit to Trinidad and Tobago.
The news of Brigadier General Manaf Mustapha Tlas' defection causes a vocal reaction from supporters and the opposition in Syria's streets and on Facebook. Rami al-Hamis summarises the response for us
Although the image of Ukraine has not improved with the help of Euro 2012, the "friendly" grassroots initiatives have certainly contributed to improving the experiences of foreign visitors and left positive memories of Ukraine for many. Tetyana Bohdanova reports.
The emergence of China as a global economic powerhouse is bringing tremendous benefits to its cash-strapped neighbors in Southeast Asia. But some of its investments have been mired in various controversies involving land disputes, village displacements, environment destruction, and corruption.
On July 1, Mexicans went to the polls to elect their next President. As soon as the polls opened, netizens began to share their thoughts and experiences. They also organized websites and hashtags to gather reports on fraud and other illegalities.
Hemantha Warnakulasuriya writes about the systemic denial of Justice to Tamils in the Sri Lankan judicial sphere.