2 February 2007

Stories from 2 February 2007

Russia: Photo-Marathon For Children With Cancer

  2 February 2007

On Jan. 27, 2007, the third annual photo-marathon was held in one of the wards (Onco-Haematology 16) of the Children’s Clinical Hospital in Moscow. It was organized by the International Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOP), the International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organisations (ICCCPO) and the Russia-based Donory – detyam...

Armenia: Demo for Zhirayr Sefilyan

  2 February 2007

Onnik Krikorian reports on a demonstration in support of Zhirayr Sefilyan, a critic of the Armenian government who was arrested in December on charges of planning a coup. Onnik says that the arrest probably has to do with the upcoming parliamentary election.

Fairly tale in Chile: Small Giant

  2 February 2007

The famous French “Small Giant” arrived to Santiago, Chile. Many citizens gathere to see this in the centre of the capital. Claudia (ES) introduces us to the concept: Cuenta la historia de un rinoceronte que escapó de África, pasando por las minas del cobre y llegando a la gran ciudad...

Cambodia: Be the first to tell

  2 February 2007

Too often, most people, want to be the first to be informed of events and situation happening around them or anywhere else in the other of parts of the world. In the world where technology is changing the way we live, we want to do more than just being the...

Africa: separating Africa from the Middle East

  2 February 2007

White African on the 2007 Bloggies, “There is a category for “Best African or Middle Eastern Weblog”. Someone tell me why the hell people cannot seem to separate Africa from the Middle East? It’s a different continent! Let me get this right… You can separate UK blogs from European blogs,...

What is Madagascar to Americans?

  2 February 2007

Malagasy aty California explains (Fr) Americans’ challenges with Madagascar's geography: “I often had to confirm that Madagascar is not close to the Middle East, that it is not a city, not in Europe and mostly that people don't speak Spanish there … Don't expect a correct answer when you ask...

China: ethically inspiring TV series during prime time

  2 February 2007

Peijin from Shanghaiist puts together reports on TV management: From February until August, Chinese TV “golden hours” (5-8pm) programming is going to go on moral diet, shedding excess and unwanted sex, violence, and moral degradation.

China: statistics on love and sexual relation

  2 February 2007

Li yin he blogs the statistics on an online opinion poll on the difference between woman and man's attitudes towards love and sexual relation (zh). The data shows 37% of male has tried commercial sexual service before.

Hong Kong: I'll get the job done

  2 February 2007

Donald Tsang has finally launched his election campaign for the Chief Executive (2007-2012). As the new Chief Executive (CE) would be selected by 800 selective committee members dominated by pro-China and business sector, he is sure to continue his position for five more years even though there is another candidate,...

Japan: forced eviction of homeless

  2 February 2007

Kamapat blogs about the recent protest of Osaka's homeless against city government's forced eviction plan (jp). There is an online petition organized by rootless.org. Interlocals.net has collected more background on the issue.

Argentina: Buenos Aires Blog Roundup

  2 February 2007

Alan Patrick of the newly named Buenos Aires Argentina Guide has already put together his eighth Buenos Aires blog roundup, including mention of a recent Clarín article about the boom of blogs in the metropolis.

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