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· January, 2008

Stories about Video from January, 2008

Singapore: ASUS EEE PC Review

Singapore blogger Rinaz test drives Asus's latest Linux based sub-notebook. The computer is just started selling in South East Asia and there are user groups already in Thailand and the...

Louis Michel Heckled by Congolese Protestors at the London School of Economics

Le renouveau congolais posts a YouTube video which shows Louis Michel, European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid and formerly Belgian's foreign minister, as he was confronted by Congolese protesters...

Trinidad & Tobago: Where's The ‘Mas?

Thebookmann attends Trinidadian artist Ashraph's Carnival exhibition: “The Midnight Robber, the Fancy Sailor, Bats, Red Devils and Fancy Indians, Kings and Queens and to its current transitional state of feathers...

Brunei: YouTube Not Blocked After All

Maurina confirms that YouTube is now available in Brunei. Netizens earlier got a scare when they could not access the popular video sharing site and there were rumors that the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Panorama

Thebookmann reports on the pervasive mood as Trinidad and Tobago steelbands move closer to the Panorama finals.

Davos: peeking in and participating through videos

The World Economic Forum´s annual meeting of political and business leaders is taking place between January 23rd and January 27th in Davos, Switzerland. This year, common people can participate in...

Trinidad & Tobago: Fancy Sailors

“Every year it seems, the few individuals who have kept the traditions of Old Mas alive are becoming less visible”: Thebookmann features Trinidad and Tobago Carnival's Fancy Sailors.

Japan: Videotape from 1995 Monju reactor leak

The infamous Monju fast-breeder reactor leak of 1995, an accident that long ago earned itself a place in the history of nuclear power in Japan, has returned one more time...

Trinidad & Tobago: Dame Lorraine

Thebookmann attends a traditional “Old ‘Mas” performance in Trinidad and Tobago and posts video of the well-loved Carnival character of the Dame Lorraine.

Brazilian Football Star Remembered on 25th Death Anniversary

It is through video online that many Brazilians and football fans from around the world have found a way to pay homage to one of the best dribblers in football...

Iraq: $720m a Day

Iraqi blogger Raed Jarrar posts a video which shows what could be done with the money going towards the war in Iraq – a staggering $720 million a day.

South Korea: Youtube Enters

Michael from Scribblings of the Metropolitician has been asked to make a welcome video for Youtube Korea. The slogan is YT Korea – fighting.

Hong Kong: Creative Commons Landing

Yusuf Goolamabbas from outblaze has interviewed Joi Ito and Pindar Wong (Chairman of the Asia & Pacific Internet Association and co-founder of the first licensed ISP in Hong Kong) about...

Jordan: Snowing in Dabouq

It is snowing in Dabouq, Jordan, reports blogger Ahmad Humeid, who shares with us this exclusive footage.

Belize: Palacio Passes On

Belizean and The CAC Review acknowledge the passing of iconic musician Andy Palacio, who died of stroke-related complications at the age of 47.

Egypt: Secrets on Video

From Egypt, videos which expose secrets and ugly truths. One of them, Hideous, attempts to shock the rich into action by contrasting their carefree lives with the poverty on the...

Kuwait: Saudis with Free Time

A video showing some pranks Saudi youngsters were up to, posted by Mark from Kuwait, has raised concerns among some of his readers.

Peru: Wendy Sulca, Child Video Sensation

From Peru, 10 year old Wendy Sulca is quickly becoming an internet sensation. Her folkloric videos have viewers discussing children´s rights, what it means to be Peruvian and whether or...

China: Shanghai Subway Video

mirenyige uploaded a short video in youtube showing a young couple's good-bye kiss in a shanghai subway station. From the angles of the video, netizens suspected (zh) that it was...

Trinidad & Tobago: Hosay

Thebookmann features traditional Hosay celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Juliana Rincón Parra is the Citizen Video editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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