Stories from 14 October 2007
This year's annual Pop!Tech conference will once again attract 500 notable thinkers from the worlds of science, design, and business. It will also include a cadre of polyglot bloggers eager to spread the intimate conference conversations with the wider blogosphere in Portuguese, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, and Swahili.
Safrang writes about a man who used to be a opium poppy growing farmer and then he shifted to grow saffron.The blogger says this man who is called “father of saffron” by government, helps other farmers to do the same thing.Safrang has published a photo of this saffron farmer.
Nasim Fekrat writes[Fa] about the story of a girl who was forced to get married at the age of four with a thirty years old man. The blogger adds that according to Hasht Sobh journal,this girl,after several years of being beaten up and tortured,could escape and now she lives in...
Kourosh Ziabari,an Iran based blogger, says[Fa] that he wanted to sign up as new user in Yahoo but he could not find the name of Iran to choose.The blogger does not understand why all countries are mentioned except Iran.
It has been relatively clear that Lebanon is headed on a spiralling path – back to revisit its own tragic past. The new generation destined to repeat the tragedies of their fathers and forefathers albeit with a new twist or two… posts R on Voices on the Wind from Lebanon.
Only dark days are coming to this forsaken nation when the presidential elections arrive, unless we have a strange “divine” miracle to get both camps reconcile for the future of the people who will suffer from another potential civil war, notes MFL from Lebanon.
Britannica blog has invited several American scholars,writers and journalists to comment on Iran and USA relations.Ervand Abrahamian,historian, says a war with Iran is possible and disastrous.
Tony Cruz rounds up the weeks happenings in the Filipino blogosphere. The roundup features bloggers talking about movie stars, politics, religion and morality, sports and trekking and more.
Gibbs Cadiz rounds up recent writeups on Philippine theatre.