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· September, 2006

Stories about Ideas from September, 2006

Turkey is Typing…

As that transition from the lazy days of Summer turn into Fall, a gloomy spell has fallen over the Turkish bloggers this week…and actually, I can agree with them myself....

Iran:Ayatollah Khomeini's letter and nuclear bomb

Kamangir talks about Ayatollah Khomenii's letter that was published after 18 years. We read in media, a letter from 1988 in which Iran's top commander says Iran could need a...

Vietnam: Caring for Parents

Virtual Doug in a post titled Filial Piety talks about the differences in parent child relationship in Vietnam and the US. “The American and Asian cultures are very, very different...

Serbian Blog Roundup

A house at the Golija Mountain – by Bogdan Cirovic At English section of Serbiancafe discussion board, Toshiba blogs out: Village of Rudno at Golija mountain is at altitude of...

Ghana: how to participate in web economy

Tropically Tolerant has an interesting idea: “In my last entry, I suggested that it was time for the average Ghanaian developer with an Internet connection to participate in the new...

Barbados: Karl Brodhagen

Linda Thompkins highlights the career of Guyana-born Barbados artist Karl Brodhagen, sculptor of one of Barbados's most famous public artworks.

Bahamas: Doing what you love

“. . . the humanity of the Bahamian citizen has been compromised. We allow ourselves and our reality to be defined by other people, because we have made it difficult,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Blogging the Arts

AS THE Anglophone Caribbean blogosphere grows, so does the number of specialist blogs devoted to specific subjects. For two decades now, Trinidad has been a major site for contemporary art...

Jamaica: Dub poet

Geoffrey Philp posts the latest in his series of “Five Questions” interviews with Caribbean authors. This week his interviewee is Jamaican dub poet Malachi.

Syrian Blogsphere in a Week

To kick off this week, Ghalia welcomes the holy month of Ramadan in her special way, with another beautiful shot of her camera… “Ramadan is the (month) in which was...

Africa: African bloggers conference 2007

Following the heated debate about the Digital Citizen Indaba on Blogging, Mental Acrobatics has a practical suggestion: “So this is what i suggest. Clearly we have many African bloggers who...

Iran: Ahmadinejad in UN

Kamangir has published a cartoon and a link to several photos regarding Ahmadinejad's visit in United Nations.

Brazil: Digital Varjão – Cultural Hotspot in Action

Jose Murilo Junior describes the “cultural hotspot” workshop of Digital Varjão, which encourages young people in Varjão do Torto – a low income informal settlement in the outskirts of Brasília...

Caribbean: Global Learn Day Ten

Trinidad-based blogger Taran Rampersad, one of the keynoters at the upcoming Global Learn Day Ten, posts the outline for his presentation on Latin America and the Caribbean .

Malaysia: Suggestions for the new IGP

Popular Malaysian blogger Jeff Ooi and podcaster Oon Yeoh have some suggestion for the newly appointed inspector general of Malaysian police in their latest podcast. The new chief is taking...

Brunei: Dealing With Stray Animals

There is a debate on in Brunei over what to do with stray animals after a boy was attacked by a stray dog. There were calls for setting up an...

The Sitting Party: Cross-cultural Reflections on Social Relations in Vietnam

Recently there has been a very lively discussion in the English-language Vietnam blogosphere about the phenomenon of the self-proclaimed expat expert. Kevin of What Happened to Your Hair? started it...

Trinidad & Tobago: Galvanize

The blog of the Galvanize project, “a platform for presenting new work by visual, performing, and literary artists, and for provoking critical discussion of art practice and reception in the...

Russia: World Toilet Organization

Snowsquare.com writes about a bizarre event held in Moscow last week: the World Toilet Summit & Expo 2006.

China: Video save taskforce needed

When tens of thousands of Ruian, Zhejiang citizens came out to protest the official conclusion of an investigation into the death of high school teacher Dai Haijing, it didn't take...

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