Stories from 26 February 2014
The film treats the 1971 war as simply a war between India and Pakistan, leaving out the fact of Bangladesh's struggle for independence from Pakistan.
The Dominican government has refused to allow a controversial Jamaican dancehall artist to enter the country on the grounds that he is a security threat. Netizens sound off on Twitter.
A 15-year-old was found beaten and chained to a lamp post, the shocking work of a vigilante gang. Even more shocking? When a TV anchor said the crime was "understandable".
Mozambican activist Ludmila Maguni talks about the impact that social networks are having on Mozambican society hoping that the Internet in her country becomes more of a bridge between citizens and the government.
Like wine or seasonal fruit and veg, mushrooms are highly valued both in the mind and on the plate, associated with a better lifestyle and local produce.
Who knew mice, maggots, frogs or raw blood could be so yummy?
The first meetup of the Lahore Brigade members took place on Sunday, 23 February, in Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). The brigade consists of civic hackers – software developers, designers, urban mappers who will be working to solve civic problems in Pakistan. Code for Pakistan and Technology for People...
Timed with the start of President Park Geun-hye's second year in office, about 40 thousand South Koreans (police estimate 15 thousand) held protests across the country. The demonstration, spearheaded by Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, calls halt to a clampdown on labor groups, the government's move towards privatization of public...
In reaction to Facebook's recent purchase of What'sApp for US$19 billion, ICT Pulse shares some points about which “tech and app developer communities worldwide should be mindful.”
Russians, admittedly, are already familiar with examples of their own politicians' wealth and bad taste, as photos of their residences regularly leak onto the Internet.