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18 February 2007

Stories from 18 February 2007

Hong Kong: Chinese people news’ angle

ESWN translates an excerpt from a book Traveling through war-torn lands by Suzanna Cheung Chuiyung, which talks about Hong Kong editors’ news angle.

China: MTV

An interview with a Hong Kong MTV director, Kahing Chan, who works in China MTV now. The interview touches about issues such as MTV style, censorship, future trend.

Korea: Lunar New years

Robert Neff from Ohmynews writes about traditional Korea Lunar New years custom: Kites, stone battle, etc.

Egypt: Spy Update

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia has updates on the Egyptian-Mossad spy here.

Egypt: Gay Dilemma

Blogger egYptianist is in a dilemma, especially after coming out of the closet. “Sometimes i think of leaving the country, but then how would this ever happen, and do i...

Egypt: PETA Vs KFC

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staged a rally against Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), in Cairo, wrote Issandr El Amrani in The Arabist.

Bahrain: The Truth About the Temple Mount Dig

Bahraini blogger eMoodz puts one and one together and digs deep to learn the truth about the Temple Mount dig in Jerusalem here.

Nigeria: US Marines in the Niger Delta

Black Looks blogs about the connection between US Marines and the Niger Delta, “It took a 5 minute scan of their website to figure out that they were an American...

A Week in the Saudi Blogosphere

False assumptions of a Saudi threat to US campuses, a bald Britney Spears, two new Saudi air carriers, Valentine's day, and the infamous “burqini;” all that and much more is...

Lesotho: a prayer for Lesotho

Rethabile writes a prayer for Lesotho where counting of votes is underway following the general election on Saturday: “Dear Deity… now what? This country of about 2 million people, independent...

Kenya: political dynasties

A blog dedicated to the 2007 general election in Kenya, A Political Kenya in 2007, has a post about Kenya's political dynasties, “Political dynasties have become a fairly permanent feature...

Cameroon: painting the African childhood

Mshairi writes about Cameroonian artist, Florence Béal-Nénakwé: an ‘artist-painter who paints the reminiscences of the African childhood’.

Syrian Blogsphere in a Week

We start off with a very special goodbye from Brian Anthony… Brian has lived, taught, and blogged from Damascus for more than two years, he returned to the US a...

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