Stories from 17 March 2013
The Sptn!k project was created in St. Petersburg and has now reached Moscow. Last month, Teplitsa's Ekaterina Izmeskyeva spoke with the creator, Aleksander Kim, about how the idea came about to create the portal, who becomes tour guides, and what interesting tours can be found on the site.
Singapore’s 2013 budget certainly tries to give Singaporeans what they have been clamoring for: Stricter limits on foreign labor, carrots and sticks to increase local productivity, a more progressive tax structure, more measures to cool house and car prices. Through the budget, the government wants to establish a more ‘inclusive society’. But will it work?
By investigating the most recent North Korean propaganda video, Blogger TJ reveals that basic fact-checking is being ignored when it comes to Western media reporting on North Korea.