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11 September 2007

Stories from 11 September 2007

Japan: The “Happy Family” Bill

At from the inside, looking in, blogger fukamimi writes about a new bill calling for an increase in the number of white collar workers not eligible for overtime pay. In...

Ukraine: Party of the Regions Miscellanea

Ukrainiana writes about Party of the Regions’ attempt to cheat a site meter, and about Soviet-style children's poetry inspired by Victor Yanukovych.

Ukraine: Tymoshenko's Presentation

Petro of Petro's Jotter writes about Yulia Tymoshenko's “Contract With Investors” presentation: “I really dug the results oriented approach in everything she spoke about. Tangible project steps were outlined and...

Ukraine: Pre-Election Roundup

Orange Ukraine posts a pre-election news roundup.

Ukraine: Yanukovych and the “Illegal Election”

Foreign Notes writes about Party of the Regions’ dilemma: “Will PoR be prepared to go into opposition as a result of elections its leadership consider illegal, if results are not...

Iran:Perisan Blogging Turns Six

Kamangir says six years ago, on September 7th Salman Jariri [Fa]started writing the first Persian blog. Since then, tens of thousands of other Iranians have started writing in their blogs...

Hungary: Escalator, Monarch, and Microwave Food

Pestcentric writes about Europe's longest escalator, yet another foreign monarch for Hungary, and Marhapörkölt Tarhonyával, a frozen meal.

Russia: International Terrorism?

The Accidental Russophile writes about the difference between the Russian and American views of international terrorism: “Putin's most recent tour of southeast Asia was little more than an arms dealer...

Russia, U.S.: “Batman by Dostoyevsky”

The Accidental Russophile links to the “Batman by Dostoyevsky” comics, reproduced at Brian Hughes’ Again With The Comics: “This marriage of Classic Russian Literature and the Caped Crusader of Gotham...

Iran:Born on September 11th

In Iranian American Jews blog we read often times when folks discover that I was born on September 11th they express a sense of shock and sadness for me since...

Iran:A Web Movie about Women's Campaign

Iranian women’s rights activists initiated a wide campaign,last year, demanding an end to discriminatory laws against women in the Iranian law.You can watch a web movie about this campaign.

Myanmar: Remembering 9/11

Dawn in Myanmar remembers September 11, 2001.

Nepal: A letter

Blogdai is out with the LETTER. “For those of you who are new to the game, blogdai and 3400 of my closest friends and Nepal watchers are fed up with...

US: Remembering 9/11

Blogpourri remembers 9/11, six years after, and on how the cities and our ways of looking at the world have changed irreversibly.

India: Democracy and Pakistan

Empty Head on the future of democracy in Pakistan.

Vietnam: Real Estate Prices Out of Control

Preya has some ideas to help cool the overheating property market in Vietnamese capital city Hanoi.

India: Half a century of neglect

My Himachal on the state of prisons. “With the completion of 60 years of independence one of the oldest and biggest and the first Model Central Jail of Himachal Pradesh...

Cambodia: Corruption in Cambodia

Khemara Phoumirak says he does not care about corruption in Cambodia.

Swahili Blogosphere: Debating race and national identity

Richa is a Tanzanian of Indian descent. She was recently declared the winner of Miss Vodacom 2007. Her victory has attracted criticism from some members of public and has ignited...

Peru: The Rising Boom of Peruvian Cuisine

There has been a national and international boom in regards to Peruvian gastronomy. Over the past years, talking about Peruvian food has been something very common. Radio and television programs,...

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