Belated Response to Toxic Gas Leak Affecting Thousands in South Korea
the small South Korean city of Gumi, the authorities' slow response to a
toxic gas leakage has prompted angry reactions from citizens. On
September 27, 2012, a chemical factory exploded, resulting in a massive
gas spill of hydrochloric acid; a highly toxic chemical that can damage
the lungs, bones and the nervous system. South Korean authorities only
began evacuating villagers on October 6, some ten days after the event.
Kenya: Money Can Buy Us Declare ‘Campus Divas for Rich Men'
‘Campus Divas For Rich Men’ is a Facebook page dedicated to hooking up
female Kenyan university students under the age of 26 with rich men of
any age. This bold move in a predominantly conservative society has
prompted significant online public debate. Read more »