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24 August 2007

Stories from 24 August 2007

China: Porn crackdown targets online fiction

Maya from DANWEI writes about the recent Internet crack down of erotic online fiction in China: this crackdown is part of China's general push to “clean up” before the Olympics.

China: Guidebook On Being A Mistress

Wang Xiaofeng is reading a book about “second wife” or mistress (zh). It discusses about the phenomena of “second wife” in China from an economic view point. The writer was...

South East Asia: Abortion Policies

Bisean compares the abortions policies practiced by the countries in South East Asia and finds that Singapore and Vietnam have the most flexible policies.

Iran:Iran, USA and Cheetah Project

Sepideh Saremi writes despite continued political tensions between the United States and Iran, the Iran Cheetah Project, a joint effort of the U.S.-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Iran’s Department...

Iran:New experience, new photos

Kosoof, a leading photoblogger,shares his new experiences in his blog.

Kannada: Independence, festivals and more

20 runners from 12 countries; the youngest among whom is a 23 year old American woman and the oldest, a 60 year old American man; an Indian, Sunil Jayaraj, from...

Israel: Brangelina Visit?

“Brangelina” may touch down on Israeli soil this October, reports Stephanie from Israel.

Israel: UN Not Welcome

“The United Nations is doing its best to endanger Israel by sending a team to change the border with Lebanon,” writes Batya, from Israel.

Israel: Lebanon Postcript

Lisa Goldman publishes an email she received from a reader about her trip to Lebanon, on the anniversary of the Second Lebanon War with Israel, here.

Israel: Living Longer

Want to know how to live longer? Read Stephanie's post from Israel.

Sudanese Refugees in Israel

The Cutter, who is based in Italy, discusses the situation of Sudanese refugees in Israel – from another perspective – in this post.

South East Asia: Ghost Month

The Travellers Tale blog explains the origins of the Chinese Ghost Month feast.

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