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7 December 2013

Stories from 7 December 2013

Review of University Websites in Southeast Asia

Le Minh Khai reviewed the websites of the leading universities in Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and was disappointed with the design and content of these online platforms.

Causes of Bangkok Road Accidents

Interestingly, the Bangkok police in Thailand claims that 30 percent of road accidents is caused by ‘unroadworthy cars’ while speeding only accounts for 5 percent of accidents. Writer Thitipol Panyalimpanun...

A Brief Unity of Purpose: Marching for Puerto Rican Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

Thousands gathered this past November to demand the release of unjustly held political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera. Ángel Carrión shares some thoughts from that day.

“Take Back the Tech” Campaign: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

From 25th November - 10th December, take part in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign, organized by Take Back the Tech.

Russian Nationalists Find Themselves a “Saint”

A November 23, 2013 shooting that took place in a Moscow Metro train has spawned a new meme for Russia's radical nationalist and anti-migrant movement.

China Downplays English-Language Education With Series of Reforms

"How many Chinese have been hurt by the English education? It should have been abolished long ago."

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