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22 July 2006

Stories from 22 July 2006

Philippines: Exporting nurses to the world

The most popular college degree in the Philippines today is nursing. More than 100,000 Filipino nurses have left the country to seek better opportunities.

Turkey is Typing….

Well I was hoping to be able to find a reaction from the Turkish bloggers in response to the Republic of Turkey's accouncement of their intention to cross its borders...

A New Wave of Change in Cambodian Blogosphere

Since July last year, the growing popularity of weblogs among Cambodian Internet users is quite remarkeable. Whatever reasons you could think of – overhype of the mainstream media or indulgence...

Ukraine: Maidan, Again, Sort Of

Kyiv, Independence Square: “President Kuchma – shame, Yushchenko – the nation's disappointment. Moroz – betrayed the Maidan!” – by Veronica Khokhlova Nearly two years after the Orange Revolution, there are...

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — volunteer edition

Typically my bi-weekly posts concentrate on what native Salvadorans are writing in their blogs about their country. This time I will concentrate on the blogs of people volunteering their time...

Malaysia: Ethnic relations course causes furore

All this while, as a multi racial and multi cultural country, Malaysians exist in perfect harmony as the mutual tolerance, acceptance and celebration of the multi-ethnic communities and cultures in...