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· June, 2006

Stories about Youth from June, 2006

Thailand: Persistence Pays

Boon, a recent graduate in Thailand is happy that he stuck by his decision to study a tougher engineering subject even though initially he wanted to switch over to easier...

China: Senior high reflections

Recent high school graduate le journal de Ahom blogger Ahom Guo finishes up his four-part look back at his high school years with the discovery that his high school is...

Uganda: Josephy Kony is officially nuts

Jay's Idle Notes comments on Joseph Kony “Its official he's nuts” – nuts as in murderous, raping , psychopath –

DRC: Life of a child miner

Congo Voices post photos and writes on “A Day in the life of a child miner” in the DRC.

India: Baby in Bangalore

Sujatha has some notes on having a baby in Bangalore. For those of you considering having babies in Bangalore (especially those that have had babies in other countries and are...

Taiwan: Chen corruption scandal

“Is President Chen [Shui-bian] implicated in any of the scandals that have surrounded him lately?” asks Politics From Taiwan blogger David. “Who knows. However, it's encouraging to see that there...

China: Tips on raising kids

Shanghai-based Sinosplice blogger John Pasden found a book in a supermarket recently, ‘100 Things Parents Should Not Say To Their Kids,’ and translated a few. Number eleven: “Be careful. If...

Kenya: Baobab Family Project

Kikuyumoja’s realm reports on a project “Baobab Family Project in Mombasa, Kenya”………..He consequently invested all his money and built a children’s home that aims to give the children a perspective,...

Bangladesh: Arabs, camels and Bangladeshi trafficked children at imperfect | world | 2006

Arabs, camels and Bangladeshi trafficked children at imperfect | world | 2006 “The Kuwait Times today reports that the United Arab Emirates has sent home more than 1,000 smuggled child...

Ethiopia: Underground children

Ethiopian Politics posts on the underground children of Ethiopia's capital, Addis .

Philippines: Freshmen in Campus

The new school term has started in Philippines and Rex at the King of Chocolates blog encounters freshmen on his campus. The blogger welcomes the freshies and remembers his first...

Debate on women’s rights and freedom in the Bangla blogosphere

What do the terms ‘women’s rights’ or ‘women’s liberation’ really stand for in today's context? This age-old debate has again raised its head in the Bangla blogosphere.

Vietnam: Students honour Cambodian Science Olympiad Winners

In Wanna's diary the author links to another Cambodian blog that has pictures of Cambodian winners of a recent science olympiad receiving gifts from Cambodian students resident in Vietnam.

China: When studying hard doesn't get you into college, there's always corruption

The obsessive amount of attention paid to Gao Kao (高考)—China's university entrance exams—each year suggests either collective national psychic trauma or an education system ready for some reform. Although the...

Serbia: War Criminal's Concert and the Country's Image

Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes about Serbia's image abroad. He also links to the text on a concert by a “Serbian war-criminal,” written by the Serbian writer Jasmina Tesanovic for...

To Be or Not to Be a Martyrdom Seeker

In Iran some people call themselves martyrdom seekers and demonstrate in cities to show their readiness to die for Islamic Republic. A couple of weeks ago Mohammad Masih, blogger and...

DRC: News roundup

Adventures of a Retired Armchair Traveller has a roundup of news from the Democratic Republic of Congo….

Mexico: Teen Engineer Takes Home Three Awards

Juan Carreón proudly lists the three awards won by 16-year-old María Estela Godínez Andrade at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ES). The Guanajuato native is designing a reading...

Philippines: Get Happy, Get Babies

Dr. Emer at parallel universes blog is asking Filipino couple who are having a hard time having children to relax. The blogger is pointing to a news article that claims...

Cambodia: Blogger's Meetup

Wanna introduces fellow Cambodian bloggers he metup with in Phnom Penh.

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