Workshop “Politics on the Web! Political Reporting in Social Media in Cambodia”
DW Akademie is calling for applications for the workshop “Politics on the Web! Political Reporting in Social Media in Cambodia”. It will take place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from December 5-9, 2016. Find out more in the links below.
Dozens of people are now confirmed or presumed dead amid floods and landslides triggered by torrential downpours on Japan's southern island of Kyushu. The bad conditions are hampering search and rescue operations.
Heavy rainfall on one of Japan's main islands, Kyushu, has triggered severe flooding and landslides. More than a dozen people are presumed dead and tens of thousands have been urged to leave their homes.
Nagaland has prohibited the sale, import and trade of dogs to be used for food, in a move celebrated by activists. An estimated 30,000 dogs a year were smuggled and reportedly "beaten to death with wooden clubs."
Rodrigo Duterte has given presidential approval to the law which rights groups say "pushes Philippine democracy into an abyss." Opponents took to social media with the hashtag #VetoTerrorBillNow to express outrage.