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A Thai cartoonist who criticized the Prime Minister on Facebook is being sued for defamation. It's the first time that the Prime Minister has sued a citizen for commenting in a social media network. The cartoonist, who described Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra as evil, is reacting to the controversial speech given by the leader in Mongolia.
Rice contaminated with high levels of the toxic heavy metal cadmium, dubbed “cadmium rice,” is the latest food scandal in China to trigger public panic and anger among the country's consumers. The Guangzhou Food and Drug Administration revealed[zh]
One of the more eccentric presidential hopefuls says ‘Presidents should be handsome'. Source: Entekhab Hundreds of hopeful Iranians, including thirty women, have registered as candidates to
In April, a campaign called “I Support Law 779″ was launched on social networks to demand that a law protecting the physical, psychological and moral integrity of women be respected. The campaign consisted of writing a supportive phrase, taking a photo with the phrase, and uploading it with
As foreign companies and governments buy or lease land in countries across Africa, the debate continues as to whether this will encourage development or is simply
To remind Singaporeans about the free Pap smear screenings this month, the Singapore Cancer Society came out with a “Lift your skirt. Save a life” ad which