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· January, 2010

Stories about Humor from January, 2010

29 January 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: iThink, therefore iPad

Malawi's President to formally declare new love on Valentine's Day

Malawians are digesting news that the country's president Dr Bingu wa Mutharika will engage his former tourism minister Callister Chimombo on Valenetine's Day 14 February. A couple of bloggers have...

28 January 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Giving Up the Post?

Despite the devastation taking place in other parts of the region, in Trinidad and Tobago it appears to be politics as usual. On the heels of news that party voting...

26 January 2010

Jordan: Tweeps Celebrate their Country

In an initiative that was adopted by tweeps from other Arab countries, Jordanian users of micro-blogging site Twitter created and maintained a hashtag that celebrates the top 50 things they...

Japan: Pokemon in Japanese Style Paintings

Africa: When in trouble, say you are a British journalist

25 January 2010

China: No more dirty joke via SMS

According to last week's Xinhuanet report, Mobile China Shanghai branch will start suspending a mobile phone's SMS function if they find the number distribute “vulgar”, “pornographic” and other illegal contents(Details...

19 January 2010

Qatar: Did Doha finally get a Wal Mart?

Breaking news out of Qatar - Doha finally gets a Wal Mart! Hopes soared and then crashed in Doha on Monday as news that a Walmart has opened here spread...

18 January 2010

MENA: Does Rain Bring Happiness or Misery?

Many bloggers and Twitter users from Egypt and different parts in MENA region reported rain and some dusty storms today. Depending on their circumstances, some welcomed the drops of rain...

UK: Twitter joke led to Terror Act arrest

Egypt: Natural Disasters and the NDP

11 January 2010

China: Bloggers’ Reviews of Avatar

James Cameron’s blockbuster, Avatar, was released in China on 2 January 2010, two weeks later than the rest of the world. It is proving popular among the Chinese people. Apart...

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