18 July 2013

Stories from 18 July 2013

Young and Old United in Nicaragua's #OcupaINSS Movement

  18 July 2013

Nicaragua's youth began using the hashtag #OcupaINSS [es] to show their solidarity with the senior citizens that were protesting to demand partial pensions from the government. Blogger Mildred Largaespada of 1001 Trópicos [es] explains what happened: And now the action movie begins: The senior citizens occupy the [Nicaraguan Social Security...

Thailand ‘Hitler’ Chicken Story Exposed as Inaccurate

  18 July 2013

What does the Daily Mail, The Sun, Bangkok Post, Time, Gawker, MSN Money, Huffington Post have in common? They all published a story about the existence of ‘Hitler’ Fried Chicken Store in Bangkok which was recently exposed by Thailand-based blogger Matt of The Lost Boy as inaccurate. Some of these...

PHOTO: “Go Bald for a Cause” in Brunei

  18 July 2013

“Go Bald for a Cause”, a charity event to benefit the Brunei Breast Cancer Support Group. “The act of shaving their heads will also aid in creating public awareness on breast cancer, demonstrating that hair loss is just a temporary setback on the road to recovery for patients.”

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