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· August, 2008

Stories about Ideas from August, 2008

Egypt: Respecting Traffic Lights

What does people's attitudes towards crossing the road have to do with where their country stands in the world? Egyptian blogger Egyptian in the USA brings us the answer in...

Libya: The Ramadan Special

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, begins in all parts of the Islamic world. Depending on where you are located, it could have either started, will start tomorrow or...

China: gold medals=a great power in sports?

51 gold medals, a comment of "truly exceptional" from IOC, and spectacular images left to the world, China held a real party of sports in 16-day Olympics. But does this...

Saudi Arabia: Independent women

While there are no doubt restrictions for women living in Saudi Arabia, they do not necessarily match the oppressive image that many foreigners have of the country. In this post...

Brazil: Digital TV with Digital Rights Managements

Africa: Mutual Aid Between African Bloggers

Brazil: Rights of bloggers, rights of blog readers

Saudi Arabia: Criticism for the sake of it

Saudi Arabia: Off the road

Jordan: Hanging On

Jordan: Ramadhan, Prayers and Clean Blogging

With very little to go before the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadhan, which is signalled by the sighting of the new moon with the naked eye, Jordan's...

Jamaica: Athletic Subversion

Brazil: Independent newspaper arrives to the web

Sao Tome and Principe: Reflecting on value crises

UAE: Market for Fish Podiatrists

Palestine: I want a vending machine

World: Dolls of the world

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: People Power

Jamaica: Patwa Power

Bahamas, Guyana: Walcott's Warning

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