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8 April 2010

Daily archive · 8 posts

Stories from 8 April 2010

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Costa Rica: Appetite-Enticing Culinary Blogs

Costa Rican bloggers, ranging from amateur chefs to people simply passionate about food, are exploring the world of cuisine by presenting international and local dishes, accompanied by recipes and photos...

South Africa: On the murder of the leader of Afrikaner Resistance Movement

On the night of the 3rd of April 2010, the leader of the Afrikaans Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), an Afrikaner resistance movement, Eugene Terre'Blanche, was murdered. What do South Africa's digital citizens...

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Women's Rights In Pakistan

Pakistani women are subject to increasing abuse and rights and opportunities are disappearing from them gradually. The absence of protection of law and lack of implementation of existing laws are...

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Japan: Call us social beings now!

April 1st marks a new academic year for students and the first day of work for the young, new employees. To distinguish them from the students, who don’t pay taxes...

China: Most influential most-read blogger

Being the world's most widely-read blogger seems to have made Han Han a candidate for the 2010 Time 100 list, though a certain amount of selection bias probably isn't hurting...

Indonesia: Sumatra quake reporting with Twitter

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Aceh and South Sumatra in Indonesia early Wednesday morning. GV author Carolina Rumuat gathers disaster reports and twitter reactions from Indonesia.

Fiji: New media oversight proposed

Fiji's journalists have been working under tough conditions since the country's military government abrogated the constitution last year. Now, that government has released plans to oversee Fiji's media.

Taiwan: Debate over kitten-slayer case

A National Taiwan University graduate student, Lee Nien Lung, was sentenced to 18 months in prison in the end of March 2010 under the charge of animal cruelty. The sentence...

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