2 April 2006

Stories from 2 April 2006

Bold Flavors of the World

  2 April 2006

#1: From Cambodia, Phnomenon To understand Cambodian cooking, we have to look back to explore the historical events that took place there and the cultures that influenced the building of today's gastronomical bounty. In the 6th century, Cambodia was a kingdom with an Indian-inspired culture, situated on the delta and...

Belarus: Political Jokes

Post-Soviet bloggers continue a good old Soviet tradition of coping with reality and expressing dissent through political jokes (politicheskiye anekdoty) – seemingly innocent stuff that's not really fit to print in a repressive society and is unlikely to make it to state-owned TV in a country like Belarus. Below are...

Egypt: Wafd and Mubarak

Yesterday, Elijah was inside the Wafd Party headquarters as rival factions clashed there and 23 journalists, lawyers, and party employees were injured during clashes with supporters of Noman Gomaa. Elijah uploaded few photos which shows the clashes. A few days ago, Elijah also blogged about Gamal Mubarak's first live TV...

Echoes from the Tunisian Blogosphere

Mochekes (FR), MMM, Tom (FR), Kaaboura and Adib (FR) write about Dubai's TECOM winning the bid for a 35% stake of Tunisie Telecom, the monopoly fixed-line operator in Tunisia which is also estimated to control 72% of the country’s mobile market. They hope this will bring about a change to...

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