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27 January 2007

Stories from 27 January 2007

Philippines: Blog Parteeh 2007

Janette Toral congratulates the organisers of the latest Blogger's event in Philippines. The bloggers also lists what she achieved at the event.

Thailand: Thai Style Ministry of Culture in the US

Chani, a Thailand native living in the US, writes about the new Thai governement's campaign aimed at youngsters to improve their morals. The blogger asks if a similar effort would...

Iran:3 Female Journalists were arrested in airport

According to Zanestan 3 female journalists and activits for women's rights were arrested today in Iran while they wanted to take a trip to India to participate in a workshop...

A Week Goes by in Kuwait

A couple of Kuwaitis have just participated in Gulfrun, an event which Kthekuwaiti attended, and which he described as: ” GulfRun is a yearly ‘rally’ that starts off in Kuwait...

Somalia: the spread of transnational Islam

Evans Wafula, who blogs at Africa News, analyzes the conflict in Somalia in a thought provoking post title, “The Spread of transnational Islam and the future of nation states in...

Bangladesh: Demolition Drive

Adda on cleaning up the mess in Bangladesh. “For almost a week Bangladesh is undergoing a huge demolition drive. Bangladesh Police, the Army, and the Municipal Authorities across the country...

Bangladesh: The globalization of the internet

The 3rd World View on the globalization of the internet. “Now Bangladesh is under a state of emergency with limited rights (writing against the govt. is prosecutable) but we can...

Pakistan: The Grand Trunk Road

Light Within on that road that inspired a lot of writing. The Grand Trunk Road. “Kabul-Calcutta GT Road runs through many of Pakistan's most historic places starting from Khyber Pass:...

Sri Lanka: Death of a Priest

A citizen journalist at Groundviews on the death of a priest. “The manner in which it which it was reported in the Sinhala media, and the occurrence of similar killings...

Iran:Bus Drivers under Pressure

According to Otoobos2,Fazl Mazaheri,a bus driver was fired because of his participation in bus strike [Fa].

Iran:”Khatami has no plan to go Israel”

Mohammad Ali Abtahi,Khatami‘s friend and reformist politician, says “tonight one of the news agencies sent a text mail stating that the Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot Has claimed that they have...

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