Stories from 10 July 2007
Petya of Bighead posts a very funny report from her husband's Orthodox Christian baptism ceremony. Her husband, Kyle, posts his own account – as well as pictures taken by Petya.
Bosnia Blog reviews “Behind Enemy Lines” movie.
TOL's Romantic writes about Zhoriben.net, a social utility meant “to strengthen the contacts among Roma worldwide, and to strengthen also the presence of Roma on the Web.”
Albanian parliament holds the first round of the presidential vote, Our Man in Tirana reports.
Dr Sean's Diary writes about the challenging task of finding an appropriate presidential candidate to replace the current head of state when his term is over.
Nearly three percent of Guatemala's annual budget is devoted to sports. The sports section in local newspapers is much larger than the culture section. However, cultural blogs are present in the country letting readers know about great projects, events and activities. Here are seven of these blogs.
Afrigadget has a photo with a post about wind powered cell phone base stations: “The company WinAfrique designs and builds hybrid wind and diesel turbine systems for powering cell phone base stations. Kenya’s biggest wireless companies Safaricom and Celtel have contracted with WinAfrique.”
Saigon Nezumi looks at the construction boom in his neighborhood.
Mady June finds the cheapest cyber cafe in Yangoon.
Myath Thura has a short video clip of some kids playing some unrecognizable game in northern Myanmar. Anyone wants to guess.
At Jule!, a member of a group that traveled through Kashmir pens a letter in which she talks about the illusion of a different Kashmir.
All Things Pakistan is provoked by the photograph of a father who son is inside the Lal Masjid. “Right now all these questions seem really petty and small. This is not the time for scoring cheap political points. This is not the time for spin.”
Kathmandu Speaks on what the author wishes for children in Nepal, and the current political system.
Extremes of Truth on main stream media plagiarizing from blogs.
Mari Kanazawa blogs about a local magazine survey on how single women in their 30s spend their money.
The English version of the interview with Zoula (the so-called first blogger journalist in China) concerning his idea about citizen reporting, his observation of the 10th anniversary of reunification in Hong Kong has been posted at interlocals.net.
Simon rightly pointed out that the tabloid press in Hong Kong in presenting the saga of RTHK head Chu Pui-hing exposed their double standards in Hong Kong's lives: The city, like many others, has numerous hostess bars, nightclubs and the like. They are frequented by many. So what does it...
Lebanese Rampurple gives us a sneak preview of two events she enjoyed – a wedding and a school reunion.
Riemer Brouwer, from Lebanon, writes about The Perfect Bride.
Kuwaiti Angelo tells us about a new arranged marriage method in Kuwait.
“What happens if we inhale bad odour, in specific bad perspiration odour?” asks Pearls from Kuwait.