27 July 2005

Stories from 27 July 2005

Meet ThaRum: Cambodia's Second Most Famous Blogger

  27 July 2005

Tharum started his blog in June 2004 while a student at the National University of Management and working for the Open Forum for Cambodia, a Cambodian NGO devoted to digital divide issues.   He worked as a content editor for the Khmer language portal.  Tharum became a celebrity when his blog...

China: Feedburner Meets Bokee

  27 July 2005

Feedburner has just announced a partnership with BlogChina Bokee. It should be interesting to see how their offering integrate with each other.

Ecuador: Manta Urban Fire

  27 July 2005

Pedro Santana C. has new photos of last week's urban fire in Manta, Ecuador. Eduardo Ochoa of Li-1 blogged and photographed the fire [es] the same day it happened and a photo pool was started on Flickr.

Malaysia: This is outrageous!

  27 July 2005

Jeff Ooi quotes an economist as saying that the Malaysian ringgit could rise as high as RM3.00 to the US dollar within six to twelve months. For comparison's sake, the ringgit is currently trading at about RM3.75 to the dollar.

Perú: Live 8

  27 July 2005

Diana Zorilla Rios of Lima, Peru says the Peruvian media did a pretty poor job covering Live8, but not to worry because the bloggers had it under contro [es]

Venezuela: Tulio Alvarez Arrested

  27 July 2005

Daniel of Venezuela News and Views is updating a post throughout the day on the reported arrest of Venezuelan opposition lawyer, Tulio Alvarez, by the Venezuelan National Guard.

United Arab Emirates: No Longer Banned in Dubai

  27 July 2005

An astute reader mentions in the comments to this post that the once-banned blog Secret Dubai Diary has been unbanned by the authorities. As a side note, if you click on the # symbol for any of the roundup links, you'll be able to leave a comment…

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