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· May, 2006

Stories about Citizen Media from May, 2006

Pakistan: Dipalpur and history

Shirazi on a town that has held the fort and been a passage of sorts. “Dipalpur is famous in the history as an outpost that has played a significant part...

Russia: Bibliography on Russian-Germans

J. Otto Pohl posts a list of English-language publications on Russian-Germans, one of the many nations deported by Stalin during WWII.

Demystifying Tamil as a language and a person

What is Tamil? For some it's a language, for some it's a religion, for the uninitiated, wikipedia to the rescue. There is of course also the the Wikipedia in Tamil....

How to Help Indonesia Earthquake Victims

Members of International community who are very concerned with the Indonesia earthquake where the death toll exceeds 5,000 and many more thousands injured now can visit Merlyna Lim's blog where...

Indonesia: Earthquake Relief

The World Wide Help team has set up Java Quake Help Wiki. The team is looking for online volunteers to help them with content and translation on the wiki as...

Indonesia: Earthquake Relief

Merlyna (via Enda Quicklinks) has compiled a list of charities that are accepting donations. “I have done a small research and found out that these charities are established and trusted...

Nepal Moving Towards Peace Talks

After the victory of the April Revolution, and a major House Proclamation that has seriously curbed the powers of the king and renamed the army from Royal Nepal Army to...

Indonesia Earthquake

Japan: Love, death and money

Japundit‘s JP summarizes the details in one of the hottest news stories in Japan right now, one “that involves deception, betrayal, greed, murder and many of the other trappings of...

Special Indonesia Earthquake Blog

The helps and donations which come from around the globe on the 6.2 richter scale earthquake in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia have been heartening. Indonesians outside Yogyakarta also watch the...

Global Food Blog Report

#1: Viaggi & Sapori, an Italian living in Sweden, goes home in Venice for the weekend. She was invited  to a wedding of a friend: Matrimonio al profumo di muggheto....

Malaysia: Corruption in High Places

Bridget in Malaysia talks about Malaysian politicians and their confidence in running scams. She gives a recent example of a member of parliament who asked the Malaysian Customs to “close...

The garments industry riots in Bangladesh

Whether we accept it or not, we all are chained humans, there is a master above us and we are a master of someone. And the exploitation continues. The truth...

Pakistan: Blog-o-Aggregator

As the readers of some of my posts are well aware, I have complained often about the tedious process of sourcing interesting blog posts to highlight here on GV. One...

Mongolia: California Trade

Luke Distelhorst notes that Mongolia is set to boost trade with California.

Edible Blog Report

#1: A food blogger's reunion in Pistoia, Italy: Kishko and Lucullian Delights tell the story in their blogs. The photos are stunning. It makes me want to go there! Then...

Images from South Asia

For my first post on Global Voices I decided to look beyond words and instead look at the subcontinent through the lens of another. Photoblogs in South Asia are abuzz...

Brunei: Blog report from the Abode of Peace: Bloggers vs Borneo Bulletin

Aside from accounts of the impending exams, lunch and the random softball-related post? Nothing much really. For the past few years, the blogging scene in this oil-rich country has not...

The Kannada Context: Exclusive Identity and Other Stories

A round up of the Kannada blog world.

The Movie “Da Vinci Code” in South East Asia

As the movie “Da Vinci Code” starts its run across South East Asia, there have been protests and calls by Christian groups asking the governments to ban the movie. In...

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