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7 April 2013

Stories from 7 April 2013

Bhutan on the Road to Becoming Fully Organic

The Himalayan Kindgom of Bhutan, famous for its “Gross National Happiness” Index instead of Gross Domestic Product, has set itself the task of being the first country in the world...

Russia's Regional NGOs “Audited” by Prosecutor

DemVybor activists in the regional city of Voronezh reported on the DemVybor blog [ru] that local NGOs are being audited by the city prosecutor's office. The four organizations being targeted are all...

Traveling in Pre-Modern Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia Visions is a collection of historical travel narratives of pre-modern Southeast Asia from Cornell University Library's John M. Echols Collection. The digital collection includes 10,000 images, drawings, photographs,...

Will Malaysian General Elections Bring Change?

The Malaysian Parliament was recently dissolved by Prime Minister Najib Razak paving the way for the 13th general election in the country. Will the ruling party, which has been in...

FIFA Vetoes Brazil's Stadium Name

Brazilian journalist Fernando Rodrigues complains [pt] about FIFA's veto of the name of a “Brazilian public stadium in Brasília, built with the money of tax payers”. The stadium is named...

Bird Flu is Not News on China's State TV

While Chinese social media is brimming with discussion of bird flu, Chinese state media CCTV news failed to mention anything about it, which has triggered sharp criticism online. CHINA DIGITAL...

Podcast: China's Apple Attack

Sinica discusses and analyzes the Chinese state media's two-week attack on Apple's service policy as part of a campaign for Chinese consumers.

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