Stories from 23 February 2007
Hong Kong: tiny Disney world
Onemanbandwidth visited Hong Kong's Disney world and explained why it did not affect the hotel occupancy rate: The Hong Kong Government, betting like they were in Macau, plowed millions of dollars more into the park than did Disney. They expected, acording to some bogus study, that the mainlanders would spend...
Hong Kong: Cyber dream
Sun bin visited Hong Kong's “Cyber port” and here is his conclusion: People were saying that HK's “cyberport” is a real estate development. I now want to put it in more specific terms, “purely residential development”. i.e. no business, no cyber, not even some decent shops or restaurants, or hotel,...
Japan: Petition for visas for Vu Family
Debito starts to campaign for foreign minority's rights in Japan and posts the petition for visas for Vu Family, who have been living and working in Japan for six years.
Ampotan blogs about the poisonous delicacy, Fugu, and the research and attempt in breeding non-poisonous fugu in Japan.
Japan and Korea: Takeshima/Dokdo dispute and cat's day
Feb 22 is is Takeshima Day , but also the cat's day in Japan; as James in Japan Prob said, cat's day is more excited than the Japan-Korea dispute over Takeshima and Dokdo. The blogger also post a cat's day video on his post.
Pakistan: Online freedom of speech as collateral damage?
This flash animation is converted from the Powerpoint Presentation made by Dr Awab Alvi for “The Battle for the Internet.” conference (His presentation can be viewed here-original file .ppt) One year ago, on the 27th of February 2006, when the Danish cartoons controversy exploded, spawning waves of protest, anger...
February in Lima: Carnival, Day of San Valentin and Politics
Waiting for San Valentín / Esperando a San Valentín A previous summary of the Peruvian blogosphere, dedicated almost entirely to “Operation Audacious Employee,” generated several interesting comments which highlighted certain points that were not very clear or that caused legitimate confusion to people who are not familiar with Peruvian society....
Iran:Inside Iran secret gay's world
A CBC documentary talks about Iranian gays. Nikahang says that documentary talks about some issues that we,Iranians, usually ignore them [Fa].