The Philippines, a bastion of democracy like India, the former has a lot to learn from the latter of their experience in empowering the poor.
Singapore water crisis is gradually shedding their dependence of their water domestic needs from Malaysia when they built their latest sewage treatment plant that can produce 50 million gallons of ultra clean water daily.
The clashes between the anti government protesters ‘red shirts’ and government forces started last March 18 and it has been going on for more than 2 months, until last Wednesday May 19, the long political stand off has ended when the protesters surrendered to the authorities.
The landslide victory of Benigno Aquino III over his rivals of last May 10, 2010 Philippine election is reminiscent to the the time of how then presidential candidate Joseph Estrada won the national election of 1998.
Now that the national election in the Philippines is brewing which is to be held in May of this year, an advocacy group which called themselves as Eco Waste Coalition has a plea to the more than 50 million Filipino voters before they make their final choices for the candidates running for public office.
China who is taking a harder common line which already reinforces a strong strategic partnership with Russia has pushed forward their robust energy cooperation during Dmitry Medvedev’s first foreign trip as Russian president.
The red – robed monk officially expressed frustration at China’s refusal to talk with the exiled government to quell the unrest in Tibet, which has reportedly left at least one hundred thirty five Tibetans dead and thousands injured and arrested.
The US military presence in Iraq posed a major problem with the local population who regarded them as invaders with the army and its allies occupying their territory.