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3 November 2007

Stories from 3 November 2007

Russia: Bloggers’ Perspectives on Xenophobia

Wherever you click in the Russian blogosphere these days, you always seem to end up reading posts on nationalism, ethnicity, xenophobia, ethnic violence and other related subjects. In October, apart...

Armenia: Bonaparte's Return

Armenia: Traffic Hell

State of Emergency in Pakistan

Earlier today President Musharaff of Pakistan declared a state of emergency and bloggers have been busy trying to get a handle of the latest political developments in Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto,...

Pakistan: Emergency Declared – No News, No Internet.

President Musharraf has declared a state of emergency in Pakistan. According to news sources, among other things this means “The Fundamental Rights of the citizens are now suspended. All the...

Korea: Punishments at school

What is the best education? A series of recent incidents in Korean schools reflects the difficulty of striking a balance between the demands of teachers, students and parents. Teachers’ qualifications...

Armenia: Open Letter

Caucasus: Coming Out

Singapore: Developing Venture Capital in Singapore

Myanmar: Internet Down Again

Indonesia: Why is Indonesia Better

Philippines: Artists Cry Censorship Over Altered Mural

The National Press Club commissioned an artist's collective to paint a mural for the club. The Press Club later altered the contents of the mural without consulting the artists. The...

Tajikistan: Travelogue Impressions

There is interesting story of an American woman who travels around Tajikistan and writes a travelogue. It seems like she is not really happy with the service in this country...

Tajikistan: Arts and Culture

This week Firuz at Tajik-Tajik blog neweurasia shared the story of a handicraftsman from Istravshan (northern Tajikistan) who was involved in leather working since childhood and for almost 60 years....

Tajikistan: Corruption and Energy

Perhaps the main discussion on the Tajik blogosphere this week was caused by the reports that the head of the new State Financial and Corruption Control Agency, Sherhon Salimov, only...

Uzbekistan: Outdated Agriculture

Afghanistan: Updates on Fightings

Syria: End Repression Call

Philippines: Pardoning Estrada

Turkey: No Electrcity and Water

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