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5 August 2013

Stories from 5 August 2013

TNW Announces Latin American Startup Awards Winners

In the lead up to this year’s The Next Web Conference Latin America, we’ve been running Startup Awards competitions in Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Brazil in search of the hottest startups...

Massive Fraud Haunts Cambodian Elections

But opposition gained more seats and young people actively campaigned for change

What Is Behind Lusaka Township Names

In commemorating Zambia's capital city’s centenary this year, Gershom discusses the origins of Lusaka township names: Obviously, a number of other writers have written about some of the names of...

China Blocks Wall Street Journal's Chinese Version

Wall Street Journal's Chinese-language edition has been blocked in China since Aug 3, 2013. It was not clear why the whole website was blocked. The English-language version of the site remains...

Nuclear Opponents in Taiwan Work to Change ‘Unfair’ Referendum Law

Taiwan's referendum rules, which require 50 percent of voters to participate, favors the minority groups who boycott the vote.

Taiwan: Don't Stop Rabies by Killing Animals

Hong Kong Sex Workers Forced to Pay for Good Reviews Online

Popular website sex141.com encourages users and ghostwriters to leave bad reviews of sex workers and charges for positive reviews to be written.

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