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21 November 2005

Stories from 21 November 2005

Cuba: Porno Para Ricardo

Venepoetics is impressed by Gorki Águila's Cuban punk band, Porno Para Ricardo and translates an excerpt of an interview (ES) done by his friend, Simón Bravo.

Argentina: Blog Map

Mirko has created a map of Argentinean bloggers using Frappr.

Venzuela: Pop, Diplomacy, 3rd Blog Bday, and Xmas Traditions

The Devil's Excrement reviews the Caracas Pop Festival, Daniel has more on the Mexico-Venezuela diplomacy tensions, Aleksander Boyd reflects on three years of his excellent aggregation of English-stories on Venezuela,...

New Specialist Blogs: A Growing Chilean Opportunity

Inside the Chilean Blogs world, we have a specialist blog community. This community is characterized by people that have worked for the government, or are in the academic field, participate...

Iran: A Winner Blog

Zannevesht, a blog written by Mrs. Parastoo Dokoohaki, was chosen as the best Iranian blog by the jury for Deutsche Welle weblog awards.

This Week in Palestinian Blogs: More than Checkpoints

Yesterday the 20th of November was the Universal Children's Day. Happy anniversary children of the World, may you celebrate this year and every year with joy, health and peace… Palestine...

Bangladesh: Having it my way

Bangladesh: Having it my way

Sri Lanka: Bush teaches Elections 101

Sri Lanka: Bush teaches Elections 101

Sri Lanka: Mr President, listen to me!

Sri Lanka: Mr President, listen to me!

Pakistan: A different curriculum

Pakistan: A different curriculum

South Asia: Muslim in Britain

South Asia: Muslim in Britain

India: FOSS.IN

India: FOSS.IN

India: On finding a house

India: On finding a house

China, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Taiwan: Giant Partner

KTemoc Konsiders says that ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia would be happy to know that China is now ASEAN's biggest export market and the putative leader of the Asia-Pacific Economic...

China, Japan, Korea: Superiority Complex

Yaw and Mog worry about Japan's disturbing superiority complex, lately evidenced by two best-selling comics that belittle Korea and China.

China, Taiwan: Taiwanization of China

“It is already under way,” posits Madman of Chu in a post discussing the “coming Taiwanization of China.” Still, the rivalry continues. The leaky pen notes China's attempt to upstage...

Indonesia: Local Apprentice

adinoto's blog watches the pilot episode of The Apprentice Indonesia, with local businessman Peter Gontha in the Trump position. Says adinoto (Indonesian): “Sorry folks no offense I would rather watching...

Malaysia: Spreading Porn

Prurient The Malay Male argues for the development of a local pornography industry. He argues: “The real benchmark for a truly developed nation and/or people is the porn scene thriving...

Philippines: Little Brown Brother

Manuel L. Quezon III runs down the history of the controversial “paternal-racist” phrase “little brown brothers,” first used by William Howard Taft, the Philippines’ first American governor-general.

Afghanistan Blogs: Dead Poetess, Violence & Liberation

Guftugo ( it means dialogue), an Afghan blogger, writes about Nadia Anjoman, poetess who was murdered by her husband in Herat. Many say jealousy motivated husband to kill this young...

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