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30 November 2007

Stories from 30 November 2007

Egypt: Seven Years for Murder

Egyptian bloggers this week rejoice over the imprisonment of corrupt police officers, who tortured a carpenter to death. The celebration is all the more special, following the sentencing of men...

Special Coverage: Middle East Peace 2007

The Middle East Question has grabbed the international headlines for more than half a century. It is now the turn of the region's netizens to vent off and add their...

Israel: Blogger's Views on the Annapolis Summit

The Annapolis Conference, held on November 27, 2007 at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, ended with the issuing of a joint statement from all parties. Over the...

Kuduro: The Sexy Angolan Rhythm With a Message

Whether the word Kuduro comes from the Kimbundu language, native to northern Angola and means “location” or from the Portuguese expression meaning “hard ass” or “stiff bottom” is debated but...

In the eye of the storm: Bangladeshi bloggers speak

Nari Jibon bloggers posted their reactions on the recent killer cyclone, Sidr, which devastated Bangladesh’s southern coastal regions. Read their first-hand accounts about the disaster, their resillience and relief efforts....

Caribbean: Earthquake Update

Caribbean bloggers provide timely updates on yesterday's earthquake...

Puerto Rico: Jump-Starting the Economy

Cuba, Venezuela: Changing Into Cuba?

Barbados: Independence Day

Anguilla: Invasive vs. Native

China: Fake Confession on Fake Tiger

China: Relation Between Doctor and Patient

China: Editor's House Raided by Police

China: Shanghai Stock Market

China: Visiting AIDS’ Village

Hong Kong: Inspired by Nude Photos?

China: Labour Protest

Mexico: Chicano Film Festival in the Capital

Venezuela: Constitutional Reform Referendum

Taiwan: Any Blind Spot in Blogsphere?–Blogblind

An experimental website was born in Taiwan in Nov 20, 2007: ‘Blogblind‘ (It was closed in two days). The main concept is digging (as in Digg) blogs that people do...

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