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· August, 2006

Stories about Arts & Culture from August, 2006

Hong Kong and Macau: Monopoly money

Vietnam: Social Dinners in Vietnam

Lebanon: Blogging Back to Normality

This week the Lebanese blogosphere witnessed a sluggish move away from posts about destruction and death caused by the war to posts that reflect patriotic passions, politics and personal accounts....

Hungary: Bridge-Naming Vote

Africa: Music goes online

Cuba: Alicia Alonso on Fidel

China: cultural history

Japan: kids park in Osaka

Japan: 12 metre grilled chicken

Blogging the Week in Peru

Este artículo también está disponible es español. These past few days, apart from the appointments of new government employees, it has been President Garcia's dogged persistence in fulfilling some of...

Tanzania: Royalties for the first time

Philippines: Backpacking in Vietnam

India: Mudflap Art

Haiti: Travelling heavy

Caribbean: Exporting Carnival

Jamaica, UK: Linton Kwesi Johnson

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (1)

On August 19, LJ user sapojnik (39 years old, Moscow) wrote this (RUS) about the 15th anniversary of the 1991 August Putsch: The Day of Victory Over the CPSU It's...

China: Censors vs. video, culture, innovation, humor, pretty much the entire Chinese blogsphere

Late last month a seemingly important stage was reached in the maturation process of China's blogsphere with the launch of Bullog.cn, a new website bringing together—a substantial and pertinent alternative...

China: cracking down on strippers at funerals

China: repression of local cultures

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