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3 February 2007

Stories from 3 February 2007

Czech Republic: A Message to Condoleezza Rice

On one wall in Brno, the second-largest Czech city, there's a collective letter to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. When Swobodin v Brne discovered it, he asked a friend...

USVI: Blues Festival

At the News of St. John blog, Frank Barnako posts a podcast featuring an interview with the organiser of the St. John's Third Annual Blues Festival.

Trinidad & Tobago: Hosay

Q the Creator at Snaphappy posts photos of the Hosay (Ashura) observances in Trinidad, which is celebrated by the Shi'ite Muslim communities in the districts of St. James and Cedros.

Trinidad & Tobago: Bach on steelpan

W. Lotus posts a video of herself playing the Prelude of Bach's Partita III (BWV 1006) on the steelpan.

Indonesia: Floods in Jakarta

Unspun in Jakarta posts a message from a local NGO trying to help the people affected by the latest floods in the Indonesian capital. “As I write this the skies...

Bangladesh: Political Posters

imperfect world 2007 on political posters and violence in Bangladesh. “Bangladeshi political posters don’t belong in galleries or your walls….they belong in the streets…In Bangladesh it is to seek out...

India: The economy and The Economist

The Indian Economy Blog on The Economist's story on India overheating. “I don’t normally consider myself an economic nationalist – but there is something in the Economist’s words which hearkens...

South Asia: British Identity Debate

Sepia Mutiny on another round of the British Identity debate. “This moves the discussion into the realm of public policy, which is the whole point of course, but does so...

Nepal: Meeting other bloggers

Nepali Voices on the first ever formal blogmeet for Nepali bloggers. “Talks were mostly centered on the need of the blogging community and its benefits for all. There were talks...

Bangladesh: First politician blogger

Sajeeb, the son of the former Prime Minister of Bangladesh and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina, is the first Bangladeshi politician to blog. “Wait a minute. Where’s our credit? Why...

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