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· April, 2007

Stories about Blogger Profiles from April, 2007

Getting to Know Global Voices’ Latin America Team

Some of the very best weblogs from around Latin America hardly ever receive mention on Global Voices. That's because their authors are also contributors here and spend most of their...

Nepal: Bloggers Form Association

Twenty-four bloggers from capital Kathmandu gathered on Saturday April 21 to discuss the formation of Bloggers Association of Nepal (BLOGAN) for the promotion and protection of blogs and blogging in...

Interview with the Blogger, adam_kesher

Adil Nurmakov is a 28-year old political scientist and a journalist from Almaty, who started as a blogger in 2004. He writes his own Livejournal adam_kesher (ru) and is a...

Cambodia: Bloggers Mekong Cruise

Kalyan Keo has pictures from a bloggers cruise on Mekong river. The numbers of young bloggers in Cambodia who blog in English is increasing and you can meet some of...

China: MeMedia Issue 4: Copyright Kills Creation, Life's Precious, Ching Ming Festival

This week comes the fourth issue from the newly-formed MeMedia roundup of all that's hot around the Chinese blogsphere including the upcoming Taiwan Bloggers BoF, copyright discussion in Hong Kong,...

Fiji: Blogger's Meet

The blogger at Digital Fiji invites bloggers living in Fijian capital Suva to a bloggers meetup and discusses the state of Fijian blogosphere. “It would not be going too far...

Taiwan: DIY media activist workshop

Inertia from Heterotopias announced the DIY media activist workshop to be help in Taipei end of April [zh]. Details can be found here (en and zh Bilingual site): “There will...

Taiwan: Presentation on English Bloggers in Taiwan

Michael Turton posted his presentation on Taiwan English Bloggers of the Taipei Blogging Conference.

Japan: Number 1 Language of Bloggers Worldwide

It will likely come as quite a surprise to the English-speaking world that the number one language of bloggers worldwide, in terms of number of posts, is not the “language...

Interview with Kazis Toguzbayev, Journalist/Blogger from Kazakhstan

Kazis Toguzbayev is a Kazakhstani journalist/blogger, who was sued for insulting the honor and the dignity of the president in January 2007 when he uploaded two articles on a group...

Malawi: A Biblical Lesson for Malawi Politicians, Blogger Graduates With a Distinction, Unique Lake Malawi Species and Robots Separate Couple

Whoever is reading this might know just how dangerous it can be to trust anything on the Internet. The reasons are numerous. No need to labour and explain them. Malawi's...

Malaysia: Pictures from Blogger's Meet

Borneo Blues posts pictures from the inaugural National Alliance of Bloggers Meet. Malaysian Bloggers are coming together in response to statements made by politicians against them.

Malaysia: Political Party hires Blogger for Publicity Work

Rocky's Bru says that PAS, a party ruling the Malaysian state of Kelantan has hired “Syed Azidi Syed Abdul Aziz, the owner of the politically-potent Kickdefella blog to work for...

Malaysia: Blogger's United Gathering

Mavericksym posts a link to an invitation for all Malaysian bloggers to attend the Bloggers United Malaysia Gathering. The blogger is asking the organizers of the meet to invite several...

The adventures of Phatry Derek Pan in Cambodia

Now settling in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, without close relatives to accompany him, where unlike his Seattle home there is no local McDonald’s, Phatry Derek Pan adapts to a...

Malaysia: Blogger's Alliance

A Whole New World writes that several bloggers in Malaysia came together to discuss the formation of an alliance. The bloggers are facing increasing criticism from the mainstream media and...

Philippines: Blog Award Winners

Mukamo Philippines lists the winners of recently concluded 2007 Philippine Blog Award winners. The awards included categories such as Best Home and Living Blog, Best Socio-Political Blog, Best Podcast, Best...

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