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16 January 2014

Stories from 16 January 2014

Unethical Practices In A Bangladeshi Private Hospital

Is Pakistan's Much-Needed Gas Pipeline a Pipe Dream?

In early December, Iran cancelled a 500 million US dollar loan to help Pakistan finance its part of a gas pipeline that authorities hope will combat Pakistan's dire energy crisis.

Urging Indians to ‘Take the Poo to the Loo’

Sanitation and hygiene remain critical problems for India, with about 50% of its population still defecating in the open. UNICEF India's #poo2loo campaign aims to raise awareness about this issue.

Facebook Teams Up with Russia's Top Search Engine

Hydroelectric Projects in Panama: “Promised Development But Created Disaster”

Chinese Mum Buys Ad to Urge Her Son to Come Home for New Year

Shall We Start with the Good News?

Global Voices launches a new 'Good News' category for solution driven stories. Are you put off by too much injustice and human suffering? This year, we're making a change.

Russia’s Parliament Prepares New “Anti-Terrorist” Laws for Internet

Another Internet crackdown looms in Russia, where the Duma is reviewing three new pieces of “anti-terror” legislation that could place hefty restrictions on the activities of websites and civil society.

A Papuan Woman's Love Letter to an Indonesian Soldier

Day 3 of ‘Bangkok Shutdown’ Campaign

BBC's North Korean Broadcast Plan Hit a Snag

Jamaican Winner of The Voice Sings for Haiti

More Money, More Problems? Taiwan Opens Door to More Chinese Business

Even though China is a huge market for Taiwanese businesses, many worry that unrestricted entry of mainland capital threatens Taiwanese culture, freedom of expression and even national security.

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