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· July, 2007

Stories about Development from July, 2007

23 July 2007

Latvia: Real Estate and Economy

Philippines: State of the Nation Address

Haiti: Coffee Traceability

Arabeyes: Online Democracy, Water Conservation and Crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood Activists

This week's Arabic translation has good and bad news. On the good side is a pioneering scheme by Jordan to publish draft laws online and give people the chance to...

22 July 2007

Africa: interview with Kenyan activist, Firoze Manji

Kuwait: Here & there

Kuwaiti bloggers are talking about their present and past this week. While two bloggers are looking into their surroundings for inspiration and futuristic projects, another is diving into history to...

Angola: Blogging from inside the country (I)

With a total population estimated at just under 16 million, five years after the end of the thirty-year long civil war, the state telecommunications enterprise Angola Telecom’s fixed-line network still...

21 July 2007

Bahrain: Does A PlayStation 2 Gun Count As A Weapon?

Bahrain's bloggers have moved on this week to comment on a protest held outside the Iranian Embassy in protest against an editorial by Iranian editor Hossein Shariatmadari, which started that...

China: Dispossessed farmers beaten

The local government wants to build a new administration tower, 240 farmers in Jiangxi province claim, but they don't even have enough to pay us back for the land it...

20 July 2007

Albania: Parliament Construction

Lithuania, Poland: Nuclear Plant Construction

Touring Libyan blogs: women at the realm, promoting blogging, missed calls and other annoyances

Libyan women are a cut above, with the top 43 graduates from high school being girls. However, some bloggers argue that their place is still in the home. In other...

Kazakhstan: Blogs not only for debate, but also a source

A lot of goodies in the Kazakhstani blogosphere this week: The big bosses walk away unscathed after two important trials, right-hand-drive advocates celebrate their victory, Kazakhstan is set to advance...

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