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11 May 2007

Stories from 11 May 2007

Peru: Border Issues with Chile, Reliving the War of the Pacific

Even though the War of the Pacific ended over one hundred years ago, many in the affected countries are still discussing the events to led to the loss of territory...

Chilean Ethnic Groups: Development Against Native Rights?

Many indigenous communities in Chile are being pushed off their lands in the name of development. Some bloggers are faulting the government for not fulfilling their obligations to protect these...

China: Time for a net video tv channel?

There was a proposal put forth recently at one collective of Chinese to English translation bloggers for people to consider making use of Dotsub.com to subtitle cell phone and digital...

Bahrain: The Never-Do-It-Yourself Culture

From dirty politics and squabbles between 'politicians' over peanuts, to corruption at the Traffic directorate, the Bahraini blogosphere is buzzing with commentary this week. Ayesha Saldanha walks us through some...

Hong Kong: Guilty for Hyperlink and for Sex Talk

The Hong Kong government is encouraging family to have three babies, at the same time, it is so keen on censoring away information concerning sex. Of course sex is not...

Korea: Living as descendants of Japanese collaborators in Korea

On the second of this month, the Korean government decided to take over land belonging to the families of nine Korean collaborators of the Japanese during the Japanese colonization period...

India: Education and the Government

India: On Encounters

Pakistan: Islam and Democracy

Pakistan: The troubles of commuters

Sri Lanka: Photographing Sri Lanka

Russia: May 9 Photos

Belarus: Blog Roundup

Belarus: Response to the Events in Tallinn

Belarus: Struve Geodetic Arc

Belarus: A View on WWII

Civil movements in Japan and Korea

Belarus: Minsk Movie Posters

Bulgaria: Urban vs Rural

Bulgaria: Sofia's Old Buildings