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16 April 2014

Stories from 16 April 2014

9 Essentials Uncles You Need In Sri Lanka

Cerno opines that ordinary Sri Lankans need the right network of relationships with many ‘powerful uncles’ to survive properly.

Trinidad & Tobago: End of Traditional IT?

ICT Pulse, in reading the latest McKinsey survey, wonders if the IT department – as we know it – is on its way out.

Russia's Largest Social Network Says No to Censorship

Pavel Durov, founder and CEO of Russian social network VKontakte, has once again used his account there as a platform to speak out against Internet censorship.

Venezuela: Dialogues on the Dialogue

The Venezuelan crisis finally saw an attempt at a dialogue between the government and the opposition, in conversations televised that kept most Venezuelans glued to their screens.

One Bottle of Wine Too Many for Australian State Premier

"Memory fail' over wine gift brings resignation of New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell.

Historical Overview of Cambodia's Land and Housing Problem

Hallam Goad analyzed the problems and issues that plagued Cambodia's urban development in the past two decades: Phnom Penh has followed the clichéd patterns of newly emerging nations almost to...

State of Political Blogging in Vietnam

Doan Trang observed that a growing number of Vietnamese bloggers have been tackling human rights and other political issues by writing commentaries and analyses, even finding supplementary facts. Despite the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Lack of Accountability

The main issue now arising in relation to the Beetham Water Recycling Project…is the complete failure of our country’s system of Public Financial Management. Afra Raymond takes on the government's...

AC/DC Call It a Night After 41 Years

Daryl Mason pays tribute at The Ostrahyun blog to iconic rock band AC/DC following reports that they will retire after 41 years. More than a month ago, founding member, rhythm...

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