5 December 2005

Stories from 5 December 2005

Chilean Elections: Bloggers’ View

  5 December 2005

Less than one week from the presidential election which will take place on December 11, some political blogs have been posting on the candidates’ possibilities at present. “Elections 2005”, a blog which covers the press, analyzes the latest polls which give Michelle Bachelet, the only woman candidate (the favourite) a...

Afghanistan Blogs: Journals, Zaher Shah & Taliban

  5 December 2005

Garderah (Link in Persian), an Afghan blogger who recently visited Afghanistan, writes that many Afghans are surprised at the high number of private journals, radio stations, and television channels that operate alongside government ones. Garderah says he is disappointed to see that govermental journals talk more about Zaher Shah, former...

Ecuador: RSS Everywhere

  5 December 2005

Commenting on the pervasiveness of feed syndication, Christian Espinosa note (ES) that even Fútbol Ecuador (ES) now offers an RSS feed.

Egypt: Noise Pollution

  5 December 2005

You know, somehow we have that in our heritage, we are noisy when we are happy and noisy when we are sad, historically, in a marriage they used drums and in funerals they used special purpose women used to weep on the dead with high voices, Maged Shafie said describing...

Iraq: Saddam Trial

  5 December 2005

On the 3rd session of ‘trial of our time‘, Mohammed say, “today the trial witnessed many changes for the Iraqi viewer. There has been a lot of action that wiped off the memories of previous sessions that were pretty much boring; today we have seen the trial get into the...

Iraq: Who wants the truth?

  5 December 2005

Emigre questioning the truth of the “Truth About Iraqis” blog. He say, “the truth, for the few who are true, is that Iraq is in more then a spot of bother and has little to no internet access, except for military use. Yep, those mil guys have money for technology...

Jordan: Iraq in Jordan!

  5 December 2005

Wael Attili and Sabbah don't like what they are seeing at Amman streets. That is the electoral posters of candidates referring to the Dec. 15 parliamentary elections in Iraq, hanging in Amman, Jordan.

Nigeria: Biafra

  5 December 2005

Nigerian Times posts that the “The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra(MASSOB)has ordered all traders and workers in South Eastern Nigeria to close their shops and offices today. The MASSOB has declared today “NO WORK DAY IN BIAFRA“.

This week in the Ethiopian Blogosphere

  5 December 2005

The Ethiopian blogosphere continues to hit hard at the repressive dictatorial government of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Meskel Square and Nazret.com both point to a Channel 4 special report entitled “Ethiopia's Agony” which can now be viewed online. Meskel Square writes EPRDF supporters will not like its angle, summed up...

China: Bureaucracy Guide

  5 December 2005

After China's environmental protection czar resigns after the Harbin chemical spill, some still wonder: did the buck really stop with him? Sun Bin guides readers through the Chinese bureaucracy.

China: Interview with Lu Banglie

  5 December 2005

EastSouthWestNorth translates a Chinese reporter's interview with Lu Banglie, the peasant representative who brought an inexperienced British reporter to a village and suffered a savage beating for it.

China: Stadium Peek?

  5 December 2005

“A mysterious photo is spreading in Internet now. The people who post this photo said that it will be what Beijing 2008 Olympic Stadium looks like in 2008.” At China Top Blog.

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