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21 June 2006

Stories from 21 June 2006

Singapore: Bollywood Dancing

Pari at Daisyinthesdust blog is talking about her Bollywood dancing experience. “Thoughts of performing the kinds of dance moves I see in Bollywood movies threatened to leave me in hysterics....

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Watching a World Cup in person can be such a memorable experience. Even if one’s country is not one of the two competitors, it can still prove to be awe-inspiring....

Vietnam: Street Food

Blogger Vietnamese God takes refuge in a Saigon street side eatery to escape the rain and ends up trying Grilled beef rolled in La Lot leaves.

Philippines: Get Happy, Get Babies

Dr. Emer at parallel universes blog is asking Filipino couple who are having a hard time having children to relax. The blogger is pointing to a news article that claims...

Cambodia: Blogger's Meetup

Wanna introduces fellow Cambodian bloggers he metup with in Phnom Penh.

Brunei: Thai and Brunei Royals

Our Local Style in Brunei compares two news stories relating to the royalty in two South East Asian countries – one from Thailand where the people are celebrating the 60th...

Armenia: Yerevan Photos

Christian Garbis offers random photos from Yerevan, many of which are of old buildings set for demolition.

Malaysia: Continue the Reforms

Former Malaysian prime-minister Mahathir is criticising the policies of the current prime minister Badawi (also known as Pak Lah). Nik Nazmi in Malaysia talks about continuing the reforms and forging...

Kazakhstan: Kazakh Blogosphere Roundup

Leila rounds up the Kazakhstani blogosphere at neweurasia.

Singapore: New Mobile Language

Tinkertailer goes to a trade show and discoveres a new mobile phone language developed by an Israeli company.

Georgia: An Armenian in Tbilisi

Zarchka writes about Tbilisi and Georgia, remarking on the difficulties associated with trying to speak Russian there, noting the parks and scenery in the capital, and contrasting the country with...

Mongolia: MP S. Oyun Interview

Luke Distelhorst inteviewed a member of Mongolia's parliament who says that the country needs a clear vision for reform.

Iraq: “Brilliant” new blog!

At Iraq Blog Count a group of contributors keep a tally of, yes, you've guessed it, blogs in Iraq. The latest addition, Baghdad Chronicle, gets a rave review: Woah, I...

India Changing: Calcutta to Kolkatta and much, much more…

Change is the central theme of the post...in how many ways is India changing, how are the changes coming etc. etc.

Sri Lanka, UK: Culture and Bridges

London, Lanka and Drums on the Sri Lankan festivities in London. “Trafalgar Square was buzzing when we arrived at about midday. The band was starting to soundcheck, the usual stuff...

Sri Lanka: Tamils and the Mainstream

Indi.ca on peace in Sri Lanka and why it involves being inclusive about Tamil culture and people. “If you want a United Sri Lanka then you want to live with...

India: Fashion Street

Selma on culture and fashion at Mumbai's Fashion Street. “Opposite to Mumbai's grand Azad Maidan, and along the Cross Maidan lies the fashion solution for Mumbai's poor and elite alike....

India, US: In the 1980s

US for the Indian in the 1980s. Ramesh Madhavan, a veteran online writer kicks off with this amazing post on culture, food and the immigrant experience.

World: Mothers and blogs

Mommy blogs, and women in the blogosphere discussed at the Morph blog.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Photoblogging Sarajevo

A restored building in Sarajevo – by Seesaw/Quod/Zdenka Seesaw (aka Quod, aka Zdenka) has been blogging about the Balkans for a year and a half at Balkan-Scissors. Here's how she...

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