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17 August 2006

Stories from 17 August 2006

Haiti: Deportees to Be Gradually Reinserted

Indonedia: Independence Day

Cambodia: Heavy Rains

Kazakhstan: State Funding for NGOs

Kyrgyzstan: US Relations

Central Asia: Borders

Voices from Kazakhstan

Almaty Opera House Welcome to our latest round-up of blog posts and online discussions that took place in Kazakh blogosphere. neweurasia's Basil B. Akimov, a Karaganda journalist and editor of...

China:”I am not interested in politics; I am only interested in making money”

Have you ever heard of the term “Great Firewall” or “GFW” for short? Whom to blame when you have encountered the annoying message “Page Not Found” frequently seen when browsing...

Cuba: On Castro's latest message

Bahamas: Civil service inertia

Bahamas: Armageddon

Nepal: Internal democracy and Politics

India: To buy a car

Pakistan: Our English Language

Pakistan: Renting Blues

A Google Earth Canary Islands Conspiracy?

In late July Google updated the satellite imagery of the Canary Islands in both Google Earth and Google Maps. The former satellite images from 2005 and 2006 were replaced by...

Venezuela, UK: Boyd V. Livingstone

Russia: The Meaning of August 19, 1991

Venezuela, Argentina: Hezbollah in Latin America

Slovenia, Slovakia: Antidote to the Confusion