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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.

The Balkans: “Behind Enemy Lines” Movie

Bosnia Blog reviews “Behind Enemy Lines” movie.

Europe: Zhoriben/Contact for Roma

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.”

Albania: Presidential Vote

Albanian parliament holds the first round of the presidential vote, Our Man in Tirana reports.

Czech Rebublic: Looking For a New President

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.

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

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...

Kenya: wind powered cell phone base stations

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...

Vietnam: Building Higher

Saigon Nezumi looks at the construction boom in his neighborhood.

Myanmar: Cheapest Cybercafe in Yangood

Mady June finds the cheapest cyber cafe in Yangoon.

Myanmar: What game is this?

Myath Thura has a short video clip of some kids playing some unrecognizable game in northern Myanmar. Anyone wants to guess.

India: Kashmir and Illusions

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.

Pakistan: Lal Masjid and afterwards

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...

Nepal: Children, Politics and more

Kathmandu Speaks on what the author wishes for children in Nepal, and the current political system.

Sri Lanka: Blogs and Plagiarizing

Extremes of Truth on main stream media plagiarizing from blogs.

Japan: Women's spending

Mari Kanazawa blogs about a local magazine survey on how single women in their 30s spend their money.

Hong Kong: Interview with Zoula

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: tabloid press’ double standards

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,...

Lebanon: Wedding and School Reunion

Lebanese Rampurple gives us a sneak preview of two events she enjoyed – a wedding and a school reunion.

Lebanon: The Perfect Bride

Riemer Brouwer, from Lebanon, writes about The Perfect Bride.

Kuwait: New Arranged Marriage Method

Kuwaiti Angelo tells us about a new arranged marriage method in Kuwait.

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