· August, 2006

Stories about Blogger Profiles from August, 2006

International Blog Day is almost here!

  29 August 2006

Don't forget! The second annual international Blog Day is coming up this Thursday, August 31st. Please spread the blog love by participating. A very exciting thing is the vast array of languages in which people are blogging about Blog Day. It will be a day in which we celebrate our...

Celebrate Blog Day with a Global Voices twist!

  14 August 2006

We hope that bloggers around the world will join us in celebrating the second annual Blog Day on August 31st. Israeli blogger Nir Ofir, who conceived and organized Blog Day last year, recently wrote: On these days, of war in the middle east, I would like to remind you all...

Breastfeeding Day and Indonesian Minister Blog on Middle-East Conflict

  12 August 2006

When citizen journalists or ‘ordinary’ bloggers are making political statements on current Middle East conflicts between Israel and Lebanon, they are usually talking with their hearts. They write whatever they want to write without any consideration of impacts. But when a minister of the largest Muslim country in the world...

Cambodia: Defining Modesty

  7 August 2006

After its absence for a decade, in this new millennium Cambodia sets to organize its first Miss Beauty competition. The nominated contestant will participate in next year’s Miss Universe contest. However, in an effort to preserve Cambodian culture, as suggested by the Ministry of Culture, swimsuit is not allowed, at...

Middle-East War and Indonesian Blogger Divided Responses

  4 August 2006

Echoing the international media headlines on current conflicts in the Middle East between Israel-Lebanon and Israel-Palestine, Indonesian bloggers post similar topics with various comments and responses; pros and cons, supports and condemnation to either sides. Among Indonesian Muslims bloggers, condemnation towards Israeli atrocities against civilians people in Lebanon almost pouring...

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