3 September 2005

Stories from 3 September 2005

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

  3 September 2005

The Jordanian blogosphere reacts to the current disasters around the globe. Ahmad Humeid offers his condolences for Hurricane Katrina, criticizes the relief effort as being “miserable”, and notes that “what is really sad is that the affluent whites managed to escape while the poor blacks were left behind.” Jameed also...

Malaysia: Medical blogs

  3 September 2005

Medical doctors in Malaysia aren't exactly archaic as many do use email and quite a number of them have started blogging. Malaysian Medical Resources has a sampling of Malaysian Medical Doctor Blogs in the Doctor Weblog Aggregator. Medical students are following suit.

What Chinese Bloggers Think of “Super Girls”

  3 September 2005

Super Girls, a contest for female singers, has been the major entertainment event in China this summer. It was even evaluated to high level of social and political meaning. Chinese Bloggers also actively participated in the hot discussion, giving much valuable thoughts on what Super Girls affect Chinese society, business...

Japan: Disaster drills

  3 September 2005

September 1 is annual Disaster Drills Day in Japan nationwide. This year, over 1 million people took part, spurred in part by the increase in major earthquakes over the summer.

Japan: Selling Lexus

  3 September 2005

After making a roaring success in US automobile market, Lexus will finally be sold in Japan. But there are key issues in making market entry to its parental country.

Japan: Politics as pagenat

  3 September 2005

Is politics a pagenat? Horie Takafumi, CEO of internet startup livedoor, plays Schwarzenegger-the-governor and runs as an independent candidate in the Hiroshima #6 district.

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