Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

7 April 2007

Stories from 7 April 2007

Cambodia: North Korean Restaurant

Cambodia Calling reviews the food and environment offered by a North Korean restaurant in Cambodia. The blogger also ponders over the life of the North Korean women who work at...

Malaysia: Conflict in Marriage

sembangNtalk is asking couple of questions from her readers. Do all couple argue? and Is argument in marriage unhealthy?

Malaysia: Blogger's United Gathering

Mavericksym posts a link to an invitation for all Malaysian bloggers to attend the Bloggers United Malaysia Gathering. The blogger is asking the organizers of the meet to invite several...

“What's Going On in Ukraine?”

LJ user dibrov_s (Sergei Dibrov of Odesa, Ukraine) explains how the current crisis in Ukraine came to be and why he thinks the new election (and then some more) is...

Iran:International Robocup in Iran

Kamangir informs us the second International Robocup of Iran started on Thursday 5th of April. The participants of the two-day event are 361 teams, 17 of which are from other...

Iran:Sean Penn writes an open letter to Bush

Forever Under Construction has published Sean Penn‘s open letter about Iran and Iraq to Bush and White House. We read Iran is a great country. A great country. Does it...

Nigeria: where are RSS feeds for Nigerian news media?

Nigerian mainstream media has not embraced RSS to deliver content online: It remains a mystery why the majority of the Nigerian mainstream news media with significant real estates on the...

Israel: Erasing the Holocaust?

Life of Rubin classifies the news as “terrifying” when learning that some UK schools are refusing to teach about the Holocaust in order not to offend Muslims.

Syria: Readdressing Sexual Harassment

Decentering Damascus gives an interesting wrap-up to an earlier post of her on sexual harassment, comments on her blog were enlightening.

Iraq: Quiet in Baghdad, Noisy Everwhere Else

Iraq the Model reports that all has been quiet in Baghdad lately…but the same cannot be said for the rest of the country.

Iran: Diplomatic Lessons Learned

Hossein Derakhshan gives us a list of 10 things that recent diplomacy in Iran has taught the world about their country: “1 Islamic Republic of Iran, when genuinely engaged, is...

Iran: The Fine Tailor of a Suit

Bazar Dispatch talks about the textile industry of Iran in response to comments on the well-tailored suits given to the 15 British sailors released from Iran.

Iran: Report Card on Releasing Hostages

S'can-Iranic gives out a report card to the players in the recent release of 15 British sailors captured by Iran: “I think the overall handling of the issue by the...

Iraq: Moving Arabs out of Kirkuk?

Zeinobia from the Egyptian Chronicles is disturbed at news that Arabs will be moved out of the Kurdish city of Kirkuk in Iraq: “Day and night you blame Iran ,...

Lebanon: Bombings in Saida

Bahraini blogger bint battuta shares with us the news about a friend and her family being bombed by an Israeli warship off the coast of Saida.

Palestine: Zionism on the DailyKos

Blogging for Palestine DesertPeace reported about an incident on the DailyKos when cartoonist Ben Heine posted images that were negative towards Zionism.

China: Inner-city toxics plant protested

In November last year, construction began on a chemical plant in Haicang district, located on Xiamen island in the capital of Southwestern China's Fujian province, slated to produce the solvent...

Unblock Dailymotion campaign

Following the ban imposed by the Tunisian authorities on the popular video sharing site Dailymotion, Tunisian bloggers and activists have launched the “Unblock Dailymotion campaign”, on April 6th, 2007, in...

Iran:Gifts for British sailors

View from Iran talks about the gifts that UK sailors received before leaving Iran. The blogger writes the strangest part yet (at least for me) is the parting gifts. Who...

Ukraine: News Roundup

A long-awaited roundup of Ukrainian political news from Orange Ukraine.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site