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11 December 2012

Stories from 11 December 2012

Lao Startup Wins ASEAN Award

Deadly Storm in the Philippines: “Everything was flying. It was surreal.”

Father Joel Tabora summarizes the extent of damage left by Typhoon Pablo in Southern Philippines: "Entering the Municipality of Compostela was like entering a warzone, its hectares and hectares of...

Japan's First Live Streamed Political Debate

On November 29, 2012, Nico Nico Douga hosted Japan's first live-streamed political debate. Presidents from ten different parties joined the debate, which faced its own unique challenges.

Movement to “Respect The Constitution” in Ethiopia

A group of young Ethiopian bloggers and activists based in Addis Ababa teamed up with Ethiopian netizens to demand their government to start respecting the Ethiopian Constitution. The #RespectTheConstitution campaign...

Standing Up for Stalking Victims in Japan

Forty-nine different groups that campaign to end violence against women came together and made a joint statement on November 19, 2012 calling for concrete measures to support stalking victims and...

China's Disempowered Urban Planners Build Support Through Weibo

China is experiencing major urban expansion, but urban planners have little freedom to do their work, as the government and developers are the main decision makers. Urban planners have now...

Vietnam: Hùng Kings Ritual Recognized by UNESCO

Human Rights Issues in Singapore

Tibet Scholars Appeal to China's President Xi Jinping

Kallxo.com: Crowdmapping Corruption in Kosovo

Romania's General Election Results “As Expected”

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