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7 January 2006

Stories from 7 January 2006

Turkey is Typing…

The first week of the new year brings with it another death of bird flu to Turkey. Erkan's Field Diary has reported that cases of bird flu have been found...

Blogging in Exile

The following article was originally written in Spanish by Sebastian Delmont, a Venezuelan native who now lives and blogs in New York City. It was published in the first (and...

Kiswahili Blogosphere This Week

Mwandani writes about the plight of African immigrants in the West (in English and Kiswahili). His post was spotted by Ethan Zuckerman through BlogAfrica aggregator. Tanzania's leading photoblogger, Issa Michuzi,...

Old road Caracas-La Guaira

Curucuteando features a series of pictures of the old road Caracas-La Guaira (ES), which is now the best way to go from Venezuela’s capital to the coastline and the airport.

Cooking up the World!

How many people that are lactose-intolerant do you know? Well, I have good news for them: “Raw Milk”. Verdant San Francisco tells us his story about how he became vegan...

Trinidad and Tobago: Carnival Boat

An exquisite sculpture by glass artist Dale Chihuly inspires Francomenz to rhapsodize on Trinidad and Tobago's famous Carnival, which is gearing up virtually as this is being written. “It. ....

Thailand: Village Socialism

Wanderingkhunphu romanticizes Thai village life: “Naudom is a small, limited society and a world where it seems there is no “I” letter. It seems to me that everyone is there...

Japan: Failure of Xbox 360

4 color rebellion, a gamer blog, reacts to articles blaming Japanese for the poor reception of the Xbox360 at its recent launch. His post starts a long discussion about anti-Americanism,...

China: More Reactions to Microsoft's Censorship

Bingfeng Teahouse adds his thoughts to Microsoft's shutdown of Michael Anti's blogs in China. “in my opinion, msn just did what a foreign company should do in a media environment...

Cambodia: Reaction to Human Rights Activists’ Arrest

Seserak, a Cambodian student studying in Japan, adds his voice to those criticizing the New Year's arrest of two local human rights activists by his government. “It is much more...

Caribbean: Real estate

Own a villa in the US Virgin Islands? Then you're in luck, as Frank Barnako is reporting that the value of of residential properties in St. Thomas, St. Croix and...

Cambodia: New Food Blog

Cambodia contributor Beth Kanter says: “Oh my god, a Cambodian food blog.” The tasty-looking blog's name is Phnomenon.

Jamaica: One love or two love?

Nicholas Laughlin links to an article in the Jamaica Observer about a three-day cabinet meeting held at the Couples Sans Souci Resort and Spa. “It's good to know the key...

Images from Palestine: School Book

“A Palestinian school girl holding here English book” by paella69

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