17 May 2007

Stories from 17 May 2007

Hong Kong: Indecent bible?

  17 May 2007

Upon the Obscene Articles Tribunal issued the ruling on Chinese University publication “CU Student Press” as second class “indecent” material, local netizen launched a campaign to the Television and Entertainments Licensing Authority (Tela) to complain on the indecency of Bible. Uptill now, there are more than 1,000 complaints being sent.

Nigeria: Naija Bloggers – The Book

  17 May 2007

A call to Nigerian bloggers to be part of a book called, Naija Bloggers Vol. 1: “This is a call to all Nigerian bloggers worldwide to become a part of An anthology of the greatest works of Nigerian Bloggers-A book called Naija bloggers Vol 1. Nigerian Bloggers around the globe...

Africa: Africa@home

  17 May 2007

Timbuktu Chronicles writes about Africa@home: “…AFRICA@home is a website for volunteer computing projects which allow your computer to contribute to African humanitarian causes…The first application being developed for AFRICA@home is called MalariaControl.net. This application models the way malaria spreads in Africa and the potential impact that new anti-malarial drugs may...

Argentina: Buying Bus Tickets

  17 May 2007

Ever wanted to travel overland in Argentina? Chances are you would depart from Buenos Aires’ Retiro station. The approximately 200 different bus companies can be a bit overwhelming. Argentina's Travel Guide provides instructions on how to maneuver through the busy station.

Panama: Strange Sights on the Highways

  17 May 2007

Every once in awhile, driving along the roads of Panama one sees the strangest sights. CaDs [ES] happened to have a camera handy and captured the image of a man sleeping in a hammock on the back of a moving truck.

Myanmar: Government banned the sale of Remote Control toys

  17 May 2007

Moe Moe wonders why her cousin asked her to send him a remote control car for his birthday because of the Government decision on banning such toys. “Strange thing to ban toys, really, to stop terrorists from bombing more things in the country. I mean, everyone knows the government itself...

Myanmar: Financial Difficulties for Studying Medicine

  17 May 2007

Blogger Phoe Htaung is organizing the financial support for Mg Aung Myin who came from a poor family and having a financial difficulties studying Medical Science. He is currently a third year Medical student and needs about ~ US$ 50 per month for another 2.5 years to finish his study....

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