12 July 2005

Stories from 12 July 2005

Lone Wolf

Lone Wolf says he was expecting to read in detail about the historical events that happen in Sudan now but he did not find any posts about that.

This is Zimbabwe

  12 July 2005

This is Zimbabwe reports that the African Union's human rights emissary to Zimbabwe has left the country under police escort. One wonders what the official AU response will be.

Neeka's Backlog

Neeka's Backlog is passing on the news that Ukraine's Interior Ministry has dispached troops to a region of the Crimea where a group of Tatars have seized land that was declared a nature preserve.

Commentary

  12 July 2005

The South African Blog Commentary notes that the ANC is having some cash-flow issues, and does not look approvingly upon the ANC's proposed solution.

Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Brush up your Shakespeare: Brooding Persian offers his condolences to Londonders by quoting King Lear: “Wipe thine eyes; The good years shall devour them, flesh and fell, Ere they make us weep. We'll see'em starved first.”

Macam-Macam

  12 July 2005

Macam-Macam reports that the Australian government has granted Chinese defector Chen Yong Lin permament protection visas. Note that the author highlights the Chinese reaction at the bottom of his post.

More Bomb Posts … In Trinidad and Tobago

  12 July 2005

While the international big press keeps its gaze set on any new developments coming out of London regarding 7/7, the Caribbean blogosphere has done an excellent job covering yesterday's explosion in the Trinidad and Tobago capital city, Port of Spain. Caribbean Free Radio has a podcast and skype interview discussing...

Good Days & Bad Times

  12 July 2005

The Indian blog Good Days & Bad Times reports on the return of the arranged marraige… and the kids who want it that way. Found via Desipundit.

Danwei on Zheng He

  12 July 2005

Danwei reports that the Chinese media has been buzzing about Zheng He, the great 15th-century adventurer. For context, here's his Wikipedia article.

Simon World's Roundup

  12 July 2005

It's probably been far too long since we've mentioned Simon World's excellent daily roundups of Hong Kong, China, and other East Asia blogs…

Podcast: Chinese bloggers interview each other

  12 July 2005

Chinese blogger Haxi (left) has interviewed the Hangzhou-based blogger, Leylop (right), one of the early Chinese bloggers to blog in English. Here is Leylop's account of the intervew. You can listen to it here (MP3, 5MB). UPDATE: Halley Xie points out that the original interview was posted here on Chinastic.com,...

The SUMATE summary

  12 July 2005

Venezuela News and Views gives a detailed summary of the Venezuelan opposition group SUMATE and the current government trial it faces.

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