Stories from 23 November 2005
Alán Flores offers some pessimistic thoughts on next year's election.
Daniella Thompson rejoices at news of the release of 70-year-old Hermínio Bello de Carvalho's album, Elizete Sobe o Morro,
Chapinadas says tourism in the Atitlan region is back up to 70% after taking a major hit from hurricane Stan.
Andrés Duque has a summary of last weekend's gay pride parade in Buenos Aires, which reportedly drew 10,000 participants as well as some skirmishes.
Foreigners residing in Bolivia make up a good chunk of those blogging about the country. Some have lived in various cities in Bolivia for quite some time and others are merely passing through. Nevertheless, their observations and discoveries about life in Bolivia provide a unique perspective on a drastically different...
A Limey In Bermuda seeks input on why there's no museum commemorating the mythic Bermuda Triangle and also whether or not the island nation should alter its daylight savings schedule to match the U.S.
Pakistan: Introducing Metroblogging Islamabad
Sharam Kholdi reports that according Shargh newspaper, Ayatholah Janati, Guardian Council's secretary, said “Humans who follow anything but Islam are the same as those animals who wander about and graze on the earth and commit corruption.”
Chinese Christian Jidian has posts in English discussing the case of Cai Zhuohua, the leader of several Beijing area home Christian churches, who was arrested in 2004 and sentenced earlier this month. Some bloggers like Wang Yi, believe the case is a key one for freedom of worship in China.
From a Singapore Angle picks apart the U.N. Special Rapporteur's comments that Singapore's mandatory death penalty is against international law.
Gusts of Popular Feeling describes the night before the big, life-determining college entrance exam in South Korea.
At Thai-blogs.com, Richard observes a school competition in Thailand for the best manners.
Foodblogger noodlepie lists in one post his recommendations for the best places in Saigon for food.
South Asia: Coping with HIV/ AIDS
Sri Lanka: Ranil and his future
Bangladesh: Will HP speak Bangla?
Nepal: Supreme Court stays
Nepal: Restoring democracy
Pakistan: Introducing Lahore
Secretdubai sees that there is an explosion with number of English speaking, Arabic owned TV stations that are going to be soon On Air.
Mock Interview! Find out where Ammar stand these days on the issue of regime change in Syria.