· May, 2010

Stories about U.S.A. from May, 2010

Japan: Monozukuri for the Modern Age

  30 May 2010

The Japanese counterpart of Make Magazine, an American quarterly magazine for DIY enthusiasts, organizes a regular event in Tokyo called Make Tokyo Meeting (MTM). The fifth MTM, held at the Tokyo Institute of Technology on May 22-23, was the largest yet, featuring everything from bicycle wheels with LED lights, to complex wooden ball machines, to mechanical robot birds. Check out reports on the event on blogs, Twitter and YouTube.

Pakistan: The Draw Mohammed Day Controversy

  18 May 2010

A controversial Facebook campaign called “Everybody Draw Muhammed Day” has irked many Muslims across the world. This has also caused an uproar in the Pakistani blogosphere and many bloggers are questioning the motives, the necessity and the hypocrisy behind this initiative.

Pakistan: Reactions To The Time Square Bomber

  16 May 2010

Earlier this month an attempted Bomb attack at the Time Square in New York City raised security alerts across USA. A Pakistani-American man was detained in this connection which raised much speculations and triggered a debate on US-Pakistan relations. Pakistani bloggers discuss about stereotypes and how to find a sustainable solution.

Africa: Africa Gathering event

  15 May 2010

Bill writes about Africa Gathering event in Washington DC” “I wrapped up a month of travel last week, including a visit to Washington DC to attend Africa Gathering, a conference highlighting innovation and entrepreneurship focused on the continent…”

China and the U.S: The fake chips

  9 May 2010

Angry Chinese blogger comments on the U.S government's accusation of the inflow of low grade technology products, such as fake chips into the U.S military.

China: Apple hexane poisoning

  5 May 2010

SCAOM has a report on a poisoning incident at a subsidiary factory of Wintek Corporation, which is an Apple Computers contractor in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. The incident is believed to be related with the chemical, hexane, used for cleaning the touch screen of i-Phones

Barbados, Haiti: U.S. Oil Spill

  3 May 2010

Barbados Free Press and HAITI, Land of Freedom blog about the explosion of the bp oil rig which “is spewing 5000 barrels of oil a day into the already-not-pristine waters of the Caribbean.”

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