10 July 2007

Stories from 10 July 2007

Bulgaria: Baptism

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.

Guatemala: In a Culture of Sports, Here are Seven Cultural Blogs

  10 July 2007

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.

Kenya: wind powered cell phone base stations

  10 July 2007

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.”

Pakistan: Lal Masjid and afterwards

  10 July 2007

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.”

Hong Kong: Interview with Zoula

  10 July 2007

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.

Hong Kong: tabloid press’ double standards

  10 July 2007

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...

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