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16 September 2007

Stories from 16 September 2007

Japan: Monju reactor trial to begin Sept. 20th

Russia: “Putin's Plan”

A few days ago, LJ user drugoi photographed a political ad on Leninsky Prospekt in Moscow and posted the picture on his blog. The ad read: "Putin's Plan - Russia's...

Thailand: Phuket Plane Crash

Bloggers in Thailand and the region are posting about the air crash at Phuket airport this afternoon. Phuket is a popular tourist destination in Thailand and many locals and foreigners...

China: Blogs ground down as National Congress gears up

The best approach the government was able to come up with to address any issues anyone might want to talk about as the Seventeenth National Congress draws closer was to...

Lebanon: Historic dates and decline of Lebanese blogosphere

Bahrain: Even Ramadan Is Sectarian

This week in Bahrain we focus on bloggers' responses to the start of Ramadan. A number of bloggers are frustrated that the start of the month varies according to the...