Attempts by censors in China to cover up online criticism about a high-speed train collision have not gone down well among the social media network-savvy younger generation in the country. The 23 July accident killed 40 and injured 191....
While people power protests in the Arab world are in the spotlight, the corporate media seem to have downplayed the public sector workers' 100,000-strong protest in Wisconsin over moves to strip them of their collective bargaining rights. http://www.democracynow.org/embed_show_v2/300/2011/2/28/story/voices_from_the_100_000_strong That's the...
France’s Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) has expressed its views on the consequences of the Fukushima disaster, reports Green Action Japan. André-Claude Lacoste, President of ASN (France’s Nuclear Safety Authority) expressed his views on the implications and consequences of the Fukushima...
I couldn't resist that headline, sorry. Looks as if the Singaporeans are eager to take relations with Malaysia to a new level. Either that or they have gone completely potty - about orchids, that is. They have named "a tall and...
A tribute to the genius of the late sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KXk_8_8oLY?rel=0&w=470&h=264] Here Ravi Shankar gives a sitar lesson to Beatles guitarist George Harrison: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t79aI-I6ucA?rel=0&w=470&h=353]