Singapore celebrates its national day this week. Gerald Giam says “Our country might have its flaws, but if we take an honest look at the state of our nation, most of us will agree Singapore is still a wonderful place to live in, and little red dot worth fighting for.”
6 August 2007
Stories from 6 August 2007
The two main issues in focus of the Kazakhstani blogosphere these weeks were the early parliamentary elections and a doping scandal involving a Kazakhstani cycling superstar: the leader of the promising "Team Astana" and a showcase member of the ruling "Nur-Otan" party, Alexander "Vino" Vinokurov.
Maldivian bloggers are expressing outrage over the prevalence of child sexual abuse in the country and the lack of firm action by the government to address the issue. Maldives has...
Global Voices is seeking to hire a Video Editor, who will be responsible for keeping track of online citizen-produced video from throughout the world and selecting clips to be featured and contextualized in articles on the Global Voices web. The application deadline is Friday August 24, 2007. Read on for further details of the position and its requirements.
Back in late February, bridge blogger I, Yee wrote a post on the plight of Yetaai, an open source programmer in Shanghai who had noticed that a website of his...
The environmental impact of the mining sector is not confined to Argentina. However, Luis Claps is a blogger that closely follows and provides coverage to some of these stories not covered in other media sources. He is also the Spanish editor for a network of websites that follows similar cases all around the world. GV author Jorge Gobbi recently interviewed Claps about the internet coverage of these mining cases.