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23 April 2006

Stories from 23 April 2006

Russia: Ethnically Motivated Violence

Racially and ethnically motivated violence seems to be on the rise in Russia. Some of the most publicized cases that took place in April alone include an attack on a...

A Burmese Joke

Cambodia blog uncovers the reason why people in Myanmar go overseas when they need a dentist.

Media from the Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace Conference

Audio and video notes from the event are online at the conference blog. The conference was held in the Philippines from April 19 to 20th and was attended by prominent...

The Lebanese Bloggers last week: Remembering The War, Plus Some Kisses

April 13 marked the day of remembrance of the Lebanese Civil War. Lebanese Bloggers have pitched in to give their personal accounts of that terrible war. But before reading their...

Culture zone to dampen nightlife in Phnom Penh

Alvin Lim in Cambodia links to a forum where people are discussing closure of bars around Wat Phnom. The Cambodian capital city Phnom Penh gets its name from this religious...

African women this week.

Congratulations to Kenyan women bloggers who have won Kenya Unlimited Kaybee awards 2006. Mshairi for best poetry blog; Gussaurus for best new blog and most interactive blog; Mama's Junkyard for...

Thai street art

Diacritic links to a Thailand Street Art flickr pool. His favourite piece features Thai prime minister Thaksin who resigned recently.

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