13 April 2014
Songkran is a celebration of the Thai New Year but it is also the period when road accidents shoot up across the country.
At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.
12 April 2014
A partial exodus from Russia by MasterCard and Visa has inspired some digital currency enthusiasts to propose Bitcoin, the world's leading crypto-currency, as a solution to the country's monetary problems.
The regulations would require fact-checking, age restriction warnings, and obeying election laws, among other responsibilities.
Benzene, a highly carcinogenic chemical, has been detected in the city's water supply, at one point measured at a level 20 times what is considered to be safe.
Los Once is a graphic novel that recreates the seizing of Colombia's Palace of Justice from the point of view of the families affected by the violence.
Economist, intellectual, Caribbean man: As news of Professor Norman Girvan's death spreads throughout the region, netizens pay him tribute in glowing terms, calling his legacy "powerful" and his voice "magnificent".
11 April 2014
Maybe blogging is not over, but just somewhere else? Arash Kamangir and Laurent Giacobino introduce an extensive study of the Persian blogosphere.
Local humanitarian initiatives from Macedonia are successfully using social media to solicit donations for the country's most vulnerable.
Diamonds are the country's main export, and some web users were not thrilled to have the rapper promoting them.