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· December, 2007

Stories about Humor from December, 2007

Armenia: Traffic Rules

With traffic congestion now adding to the insanity that is usually driving in Armenia, Raffi K at Life in Armenia offers his readers some tongue-in-cheek rules for motorists. Ironically, they...

Hong Kong: Top News in 2007 Blogosphere

As the year end is approaching, local blogger sidekick has her picks of "Top News in Hong Kong 2007 Blogosphere". She also calls for more comments and suggestions for the...

Francophone Morocco on Eid Mubarak Said

Last week, Morocco celebrated Aid el-Kebir (“Big Eid”), a festival commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son, Isaac, and God's mercy in sparing him. Family members visit each other over...

China: Bird Nest National Stadium Recycling

The Olympic national stadium, ‘Bird nest’, has some leftover construction material to be recycled. Wangxiaofeng gives a list of suggestions for the recycling plan: ashtray, toilet bowl and bra (zh).

Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko and Coal Miners

Yulia Tymoshenko returned as Ukraine's prime minister on Dec. 18. Five days later, she was in Donetsk region, visiting the site of Ukraine's worst coal mining accident, the troubled Zasyadko...

Barbados: X Marks the Season?

“Who will be coming down your chimney and bringing you gifts this year? Not Santa Claus: the politicians!”: Boyce Voice wishes all Barbadians an election campaign Christmas.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Older & Wiser?

Abeni suspects she might be getting old…

China: Children Version of Lust, Caution

ESWN translated an editorial discussion of yweekend about the children version of Lust, Caution.

Kyrgyzstan: Christmas Cheer

Steve LeVine says that the Kyrgyzs are turning to a can't miss tourist grabber — Santa Claus — after a Swedish consultancy bureau stated that Kygyz mountains are the best...

Trinidad & Tobago: Bah Humbug!

Jeremy Taylor wants to call off Christmas.

Trinidad & Tobago: Hanky Panky

The Leader of the Opposition wiped his hands on a handkerchief after reluctantly shaking hands with the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago at the ceremonial opening of the 9th...

China: Fixed Price Begging and IPO

Mr zhang ran into a beggar doing RMB6 dollar begging in the street. The blogger feels that such kind of begging method is similar to the IPO in the stock...

Japan: UFOs Do Exist

James from Japan Probe picks up an interesting local news: a top government official believes that the existence of UFO is definitely real.

Guyana: Stop Quarreling!

A great tip on how to get your wife to stop quarreling, courtesy Guyana-Gyal.

Georgia: Election Cartoons

One refreshing addition to the Georgian blogosphere as the January election approaches is Georgia Ink, the blog of cartoonist Vladimir Shioshvili. With elections in the South Caucasus generally tense, Shioshvili...

Hong Kong: Delay No Mall

ESWN picks up a local news on a shopping mall called: Delay No Mall.

China: Top “Jokes”

ESWN translated a post in Tianya which composed some top “jokes” in China in 2007: These ‘jokes’ are not funny at all; in fact, they are solemn and dismal.

Kazakhstan: What is Ak-Orda?

Arseny posts a funny story that vividly indicates how many people living in Astana’s Old Town – a Soviet provincial cityscape – sometimes do not have any idea of what...

Russia: Putin on Modern Warfare

Vladimir Putin appears, sort of, on Modern Warfare video game, James of Robert Amsterdam's blog reports.

Armenia: Elephants Marry

After quite a few international controversies surrounding attempts to find a mate for Yerevan Zoo's only elephant, Blogian reports some happy news. Hrantik can finally share his life with an...

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