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· January, 2006

Stories about Weblog from January, 2006

31 January 2006

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

“Snow in Tbilisi”, Hans Heiner Buhr Welcome to the first roundup of the Central Asian and Caucasian blogosphere, brought to you bi-weekly by neweurasia. We'll take you alphabetically through the...

The Caribbean Single Market

It's rare to find Caribbean bloggers across different islands talking about the same issue at the same time, but one would have thought that yesterday's historic signing in Jamaica of...

Recently in Peru

Here once again to share with you some of what has been published in the Peruvian blogosphere. These days the categories are somewhat mixed up. Blogs that normally post about...

Bus Strike & Bloggers in Israel

Iranian bus drivers tried to start a strike on Saturday for better work conditions and liberation of their syndicate leader. A one event blog, Otobos1 (Otobos means bus in Persian),...

Asia Blogger Profile: Cambodia’s Seserak

Seserak (Vicheth's nickname) writes the “Cambodia to Japan” blog, a journal of his experience as a Cambodian living and going to school in Japan. He grew up in Kampong Speu...

African Music Roundup

What is African hip hop? From Nairobi to Dakar hip hop has caught the imagination of the youth producing so many rap crews, breakers and all round b-boys. Some argue...

Chilean Scout Blogs

The Scouts movement has existed in Chile for the last 96 years. This networked community has leaders that promote and share the social values of the organization. Currently, more than...

30 January 2006

Afghan Whispers: Censorship & London Conference

Afghan Lord informs us that there are more and more private TV channels in Afghanistan but he warns about the danger of censorship: Beside of four private channels like Ariana...

Tet in Viet Nam

Bahrain: Cartoons and other stuff

Cartoons, giant Royal billboards, vlogs, ... yes it's all happening in Bahrain!

Malaysia: Happy Chinese New Year

Yesterday was the start of the Year of the Dog based on the Chinese lunar calendar and it's also one of the major celebration in Malaysia. During the Chinese New...

Indonesia is discussing about blog

Discussion about Indonesian Blogs, attended by about 20 bloggers, only a fraction of the total estimated 10,000 Indonesian bloggers, the discussion take placed at Detikinet's office

29 January 2006

The Year of the Dog Comes to the Rest of East Asia

“Da Hong Deng Long” (Big Red Lantern) by Yining Zhang Blogs all around East and Southeast Asia have gone grey this past weekend as many, particularly those in the overseas...

Pakistan: Blog-o-mobile

I apologize for not having posted for nearly a fortnight, but I have a pretty good reason for being MIA. The traffic on the internet highway has become so excruciatingly...

28 January 2006

Turkey is Typing…

This week's post will be shorter than normal, please bare with me…. Turkish Torque celebrates his 1000th post this week, congratulations! Ugur has translated an excellent article about how the...

We Love Cooking!

#1: All Indian food does NOT taste the same! From the UK, We all live downstream explains this popular belief that find its roots in the lack of adventurous spirit...

Revolutionary Awareness in the WSF

Bloggers attending the World Social Forum in Caracas have been speaking out with constructive criticisms on organizational pitfalls. Issues related to transportation, the youth camp facilities, and information problems have...

Happy Chinese Lunar New Year

Today is the Chinese Lunar New Year‘s eve, which are regarded as the most important festival in China and mark the beginning of a year with warm spring coming, so...

27 January 2006

There is No Festival in Cartagena

The following is an abbreviated translation of a post originally written in Spanish by Colombian journalist, Efraim Medina Reyes at Blogscolombia.com. In the most recent issue of the magazine, Arcadia,...

WSF Bamako – What it means for Africa

The World Social Forum (WSF) is a yearly gathering of civil society groups and social movements that meets every year in order to try to find solutions to fight against...

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