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· August, 2006

Stories about Youth from August, 2006

Nepal: Politics and Beauty Queens

United We Blog! on a conversation with contestants for Miss Teen Nepal 2006. “The beauties looked confused and Arpana came up with the answer once again. “If you ask me...

Dog attack opens up a can of worms

    AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy, mauled by a pack of stray dogs, told of the attack in an exclusive interview yesterday and demanded that strays be cleared off the streets....

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (3)

Israeli blogger pilka writes (RUS) about a surreal experience of eating next to three clowns at a hospital in the wartime Haifa: […] I had breakfast with clowns today. I...

Singapore: A Teacher Reflects

Via Tomorrow.sg comes a post where a teacher in Singapore is talking about what makes her hate her job as a teacher.

Iran: Unofficial media

Koroush Ziaberi, a teenager blogger & journalist says that blogs can be considered as unofficial media for new generation [Fa]. The blogger considers this fact that traditional media such as...

Ukraine: Maidan Now

Robert Mayer of Publius Pundit visits Kyiv's Maidan, takes pictures and talks to its current inhabitants, nearly two years after the Orange Revolution.

Russia, Ukraine: News Roundup

Yuri Mamchur of Russia Blog summarizes the news: cathedral on fire; good citizen enriches himself by not robbing the state; Ukraine's former prime minister sentenced for money laundering in the...

Japan: kids park in Osaka

An englishman in Osaka shows a few pictures of kids park there. It seems there is no way that kids can find any fun there.

China: Patron saint of activist-bloggers?

How to describe twenty two-year old MSN Spaces blogger Zeng Jinyan? A threat to national security? An AIDS activist who brings support, joy and hope to countless AIDS orphans? A...

Google in Brazil: Who Guards Orkut's Playground?

The Brazilian blogosphere is talking about Google or more specifically about Orkut, its social network which has attracted a huge number of players. In order to understand Google's significance in...

Russian-Language Blogs: Miscellanea (1)

On August 19, LJ user sapojnik (39 years old, Moscow) wrote this (RUS) about the 15th anniversary of the 1991 August Putsch: The Day of Victory Over the CPSU It's...

China: Censors vs. video, culture, innovation, humor, pretty much the entire Chinese blogsphere

Late last month a seemingly important stage was reached in the maturation process of China's blogsphere with the launch of Bullog.cn, a new website bringing together—a substantial and pertinent alternative...

Thailand: Student Video Blogs

Richard Barrow at Thai-Blogs.Com points to a school in Thailand that is encouraging the students to video blog.

Russia: Putin's Third Term; Young Guard

Sean's Russia Blog writes about the possibility of “Putin 3.0” and about a new youth organization called the Young Guard.

Bahamas: Education upgrade

Bahamian educator Neil Sealey lays out the steps necessary to upgrade the Bahamian education system.

This Week In Palestine: Black & Blue

One week after the Israeli army brutally attacked a weekly non-violent legal demonstration against the wall in the village of Bil’in, August 18th saw yet another black and blue protest....

Thailand: Game Addiction

Ben at Mai Me Arai blog talks about his theory “todays society is full of people who want to be entertained every single moment“. Ben and his boyfriend are both...

Cambodia: Internet Experience Workshop

Cambodian cyberkid DeeDee attends an Internet Experience Sharing Workshop and blogs about it. DeeDee is a school student who represents the younger Cambodians who are exploiting the internet for infomation...

Cuba: Sweet 15

Robin Thom had the good fortune to be on the right balcony at the right time in order to capture this lovely scene on the Paseo de Prado in Havana,...

Indonedia: Independence Day

Jakarta Guru celebrates the Indonesian Independence day with his students.”Holidays for most but not is poor teachers, aaah, as we have to watch the sawn off savages click into overdrive....

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