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13 September 2013

Stories from 13 September 2013

GV Face: Understanding #RussiaVotes 2013 with Kevin Rothrock and Andrey Tselikov

Our RuNet Echo editors Kevin Rothrock and Andrey Tselikov discuss the aftermath of #RussiaVotes and give their insight into Russia's provocative and often humorous citizen media scene.

Labour Code Promotes Debate on Sexuality and Racism in Cuba

Cuban bloggers debate the inclusion of rights on grounds of gender, sexuality, racial identity and disability, among others, in the Labour Code draft.

France Sees Great Potential in the Chinese Tourism Industry

The number of trips abroad for the Chinese has gone from 10 million in 2000 to 83 million in 2012. A look at this booming market from France.

Thailand’s Ex-Prime Minister Criticized for ‘Stupid Bitch’ Remark

Major newspapers translated the speech as 'stupid woman' and 'stupid lady'. In any case, women groups want the Opposition leader to apologize.

Tanzania's Parliament Turns Into a Boxing Ring

Recently, a member of parliament became embroiled in a physical altercation with security officers. It's not the first time matters have ended in a brawl in Tanzania's parliament.

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