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10 June 2007

Stories from 10 June 2007

Argentina: Why Macri Won

Esteban Grinberg writes in De Todo Un Poco [ES] that Mauricio Macri collected the highest vote total in last week's mayoral election in Buenos Aires. Even though he did not...

Bolivia: Blogger Reactions to New Documentary

Hugo Miranda collects Bolivian blogger feedback to the new documentary [ES], “The State of Things,” which was filmed by Marcos Loayza in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme. He...

Cambodia: Bloggers still skeptical of Khmer Rouge tribunal after agreement

After continuous delays in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia's (ECCC's) tribunal proceedings, the United Nations and the Cambodian Bar Association reached an agreement last week on how...

Thailand: Anti-Censorship Resources Distributed

Fed up with the recurring censorship of web sites in Thailand, the anti-censorship group FACT (Freedom Against Censorship Thailand) has started distributing a CD titled “Beat the Censors” that contains...

Indonesia: Parents Comparing Children

So Mote it Be is cross at parents who like to compare their children with other's children. “Even if your precious one can read in the age of one, it...

Morocco: A Photo Tour

Ask any photographer - Morocco is known as one of the world's most photogenic spots. This week's post by Jillian York showcases photographs from all over the country - from...

East Timor: Women Candidates in Upcoming Elections

Return to Rai Ketak is counting the number of women candidates the political parties in East Timor are fielding for the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Vietnam: Meet the Game Community Builders

Aznggamerboi and his co-workers help manage the community for an online game in Vietnam. The blogger takes to his office and introduces his co-workers.

Iran:Copyright problem

Oham reports[Fa] about Iranian singer, Mohsen Namjoo, who in his interview with an Iranian journal talks about the copyright problem in Iran.The blogger says now that government does not support...

Kuwait's Reputation is Gonu !

Kuwaiti bloggers were on high alert this week, awaiting news of the devastating cyclone Gonu, which has killed around 50 people in nearby Oman. Abdullatif AlOmar, who reviews this week's...

Israel: Jerusalem Pride, Democratic Shame

Gilad Lotan takes a look at what Hebrew bloggers have to say about a Pride Parade being planned in the holy city of Jerusalem. Should Gay Parades exist in Jerusalem?...

Oman: Gonu Relief Blog Launched

Omani bloggers Sleepless in Muscat and Amjad started a new blog to highlight relief efforts for the victims of Cyclone Gonu, which has recently hit Oman.

Philippines: Must Visit Museum

Senor Enriques recommends the Bahay Tsinoy Museum as a must see. The museum celebrates Chinese heritage in Philippines. “ With great embarrassment I admit it was only when I moved...

Philippines: Eliminating Bad Filipino Traits

Captain's Log blogs about couple of bad habits of his fellow countrymen that he would like to change.

Cambodia: Senior Khmer Rouge Member Dies

Andy Brouwer reports that another top-ranking member of the Khmer Rouge has escaped facing justice. “Fears that Ta Mok, known as ‘The Butcher,’ wouldn't live to see the tribunal to...

Nicaragua: The One Photo that Everyone Takes

Our Man in Granada links to several common Flickr photos that all visitors seem to take when in Granada.

Honduras: A Blogger Run-in With a Thief

Aaron Ortiz of Pensieve had a recent brush with a mugger on the streets of Tegucigalpa, where fortunately his laptop was untouched because he surrendered some of his cash. “Humiliated...

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