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3 March 2014

Stories from 3 March 2014

Why Protests Will Not Lead to a ‘Cambodian Spring’

Solving Poverty in Malaysia

Selfies or Social Entrepreneurship? What's Your Definition For Success?

Expensive Plants for a Poor Country: Tajikistan Spends Millions on Belgian Trees

Tajikistan where more than a third of the population is poor has spent 4,5 million US dollars on chestnut trees for the capital city.

“Iran cannot block Facebook Forever”

Iran: Student Sentenced to 7 Years in Jail

The 2014 Forum for Francophone Women Opens in Kinshasa, DRC

Nine Questions for Carola Cintrón Moscoso, or Why “Silence Doesn't Exist”

"In everyday life, we often don't let ourselves walk, contemplate, and much less listen," says the artist Carola Cintrón Moscoso.

“It Ain't Easy Being Indian” in the USA

K-Pop Music Booms, But Censors Still Loom

K-pop is a success story of music exports and glamour, but a long history of censorship and regulation still affects music markets in South Korea.

The Soundtrack of the Syrian Resistance

Music has been at the core of the Syrian uprising since its beginning in 2011, and for the same reason musicians have been killed and are being silenced by force.

Funding Challenges for Scientific Research in France, African Countries

Funding for research is wanting worldwide.What is the impact of the stagnation on the economy and where are the solutions

Tale of China's Zhou Yongkang Won't Be Swept Under Rug After All

At a press conference in Beijing, a government spokesperson offered the first official hint that the fate of Zhou Yongkang would not be kept under wraps from the public.

Russia PM Medvedev's Facebook Post on Ukraine

RuNet Echo

Prime Minister Medvedev chose an odd venue for his statements on Yanukovich and how he sees Ukraine's current political leadership.

Trinidad & Tobago: Between Governments