Weekly Newsletter, 28 July, 2006 [Read articles of i4d July 2006 on Open Content and Asia Commons Special]


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NEWS

AGRICULTURE
Helplines for AP farmers on agronomic practices
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=4877

Biotech hub to be launched in Malaysia on Aug 17
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=4884

COMMUNITY RADIO
New equipment provided to earth-quake affected community radio station of Java
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4910

Visual radio' in India to be launched soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4935

Brattleboro community radio about to start
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4936

Community radio station back on air in Paisley
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4938

Community plea for radio station
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4937

e-COMMERCE
Safe online transaction
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4882

e-Commerce in financial services soon in Barbados
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4915

GSI Commerce signed agreement as e-Commerce partner of BCBG Max Azria Group
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4941

Commonwealth Bank in Australia warns customers of 'phishing' scam
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4948

EDUCATION
Imbewu to promote integration of ICTs in education in Eastern Cape
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4875

Drive for grooming more IT talent in India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4880

12 million pages of digital material available with British Library
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4899

Global publishers eye India to outsource e-Publishing projects
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4903

e-Science project planned by Chinese Academy of Sciences
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4901

'Tablet classroom' in Wellington School, New Zealand
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4922

National workshop in Luanda on ICTs for upgrading teachers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4913

Gearing Up Internet Literacy Access for Students (GILAS) project in the Philippines
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4953

Copia e-Learning programme wins award at the annual European Retail Awards 2006
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4947

e-GOVERNANCE
e-Voting drive in Bahrain launched
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4866

Chandigarh administration in India to go wireless
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4873

Madhya Pradesh State pioneers in e-Governance in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4890

Progressive drive by DTK for further IT penetration in the Middle East
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4892

ICT-related new satellite town in Myanmar
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4907

New e-Return forms by Central Board of Direct Taxes in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4919

Bureau of Customs expecting better services to stakeholders through Asycuda World project
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4945

HEALTH
The Philippine’s e-Nutrition project bags ICT best practice award
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4871

Software to count nutrition value
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4917

Physicians moving to e-Health records jumped since 2001
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4934

Call for advanced health IT in California
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4957

Milton Keynes Hospital goes digitalised in alliance with Dell
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4962

OPEN SOURCE
APDIP releases e-Primer 'Free/Open Source Software: Open Standards'
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4909

Fourth International Conference on GPLv3 in Bangalore (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4908

Event on FOSS in New York City by UNCTAD and UNITAR
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4951

SWsoft's Plesk Control Panel to be integrated with OSS from FlatBurger
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=4960

TECHNOLOGY
Intelligent mobile phone guides tourists in Beijing
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4897

Traffic monitoring with surveillance camera at Hi-tec City, Hyderabad (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4939

Multi trial procedures simplified by polycom video conferencing
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4933

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
'KG800 Chocolate phone' launched in Jordan
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4896

TRAI plan for niche rural operators rejected by Department of Telecom (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4920

Largest social study of mobile usage in UK
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4926

Fixed Wireless Phone (FWP) services in Coimbatore (India) by Bharti Airtel
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4940

Endeavours to localise mobile in Tamil tongue
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4950

WIRELESS
New breed of Skype-ready WiFi phones about to land in Australia
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4883

Voice, data access to rural areas in Indonesia by Qualcomm
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4895

ISP Internode expands free wireless in Adelaide's CBD
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4927

GENERAL
Mini ecnomic summit emphasises on ICT in national development of Niger delta
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4870

Book on ICT for development and poverty reduction published
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4888

Iraq Security, Technology & Communications Summit in September 2006
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4868

United Nations Group on the Information Society (UNGIS) launched
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4894

ISPs restore access to blog-hosting sites
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4905

NDPL serving consumers over eMails and sms
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4925

IT and BT integration for sustainable development
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4923

Digital guide maps of Chennai (India) coming
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4932

A consultation wing on anvil to safeguard children from bad effects of ICTs
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4943

Capital fund proposed in Vietnam to stimulate R&D in high-tech sector
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4959



FEATURED ARTICLE
Educating communities in reconstruction
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=326&typ=Features

Mixed signals of expectations
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=360&typ=Features

ANNOUNCEMENT
Call for nomination for the third annual Development Gateway Award
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=4688


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