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11 August 2007

Stories from 11 August 2007

Senegal: Dying in childbirth

HiperBarrio: Local Stories, Global Audience

As promised, this is the second installment of a two-part podcast about Medellín, Colombia and how the HiperBarrio project is taking advantage of the city's new network of library parks...

Buying condoms in Sudan

Korea: Media Entertainment, Lies, Fans, and Tragedy

Korean bloggers have been debating the use and absue of the media the latest, particulary in relation to the cases of a few celebrities. A Korean comedian who had been...

Myanmar: Bloggers Remember 8888

August 8th, 1988 or 8888 was the date when students and ordinary citizen took to the streets in Myanmar to demand greater democracy. The protests led to the fall of...

Taiwan: What's Next After Wikimania 2007?

Wikimania 2007 at Taipei ended on August 5th. To members promoting Mediawiki in Taiwan, this international conference is a wonderful opportunity for exchanging ideas. Among organizers and contributors, we can...

Japan: Urban Legend

Japan: Giant mechanical O-nyudo doll

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Humiliation at the hands of the Jordanian border police; belief restored in Iraq; a report from the Iraqi city of Arbil and a life in the week of one Iraqi...

Uruguay: Chavez’ Visit

Peru: Blogger Meet-up in Huánuco

Honduras: Watching a Meteor Shower

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