Stories from 9 December 2007
Japan: Interview with Kristopher Tate
Robert Sanzalone at Blognation Japan interviews Kristopher Tate, the 20-year-old founder ofthe startup Zooomr, about the future of the web industry in Japan.
Iran:Catching Up with Imprisoned Iranian Bloggers
What happened to imprisoned bloggers in Iran.Curt Hopkins tries to answer this question.
Iran:Students protested in University of Tehran
According to[Fa] Alfbayeh Sorkh, hundreds of students protested in University of Tehran. They asked government to liberate jailed student activists. The blogger says economic and political situation in country becomes worse and worse,
A Year in Georgia provides a voice over for an advert for various beverages and drinks to be marketed in the U.S..
Armenia: The Music Business
Dominic in Armenia takes an inside look at the music business in Armenia.
Armenia: Construction and Congestion
The Armenian Patchwork posts a photo story on the increase in construction and traffic congestion in the capital, Yerevan.
Armenia: Death and Sex
Armenia, a blog by a 23 year old ethnic Armenian from the Diaspora now living and volunteering in the country, comments on how local culture deals with death and sex.
Armenia: Political Blogosphere
The Armenian Observer rounds up the week's coverage of politics in the Armenian blogosphere.
Armenia: Regal Politics
Commenting on a photograph of opposition activists holding a sign likening former president Levon Ter Petrosian to a king, Blogian says that politics in Armenia upsets him more than at any other time.
Armenia: Election Monitor
The Armenia Election Monitor 2008 post photographs of the latest rally by former president Levon Ter Petrosian ahead of the February vote. The blog says that there is speculation that the radical opposition is hoping that the international community will support a “colored revolution” in the former Soviet republic.
Haiti: A Neglected Disease
“With a population 8,000,000 that would mean approximately 320,000 people have it”: Haiti Innovation focuses on the prevalence of Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis) on the island.
Bermuda: Off Target?
A Limey In Bermuda suggests that targeted tourism efforts on the island do not include gay people. Follow-up post here.
Belize: Child Awareness Parade
Back to Living in Paradise attends a primary school parade in honour of child awareness week.
Barbados, Jamaica: Brawta
“Brawta comes without any demand being made, but is a sign of appreciating the customer”: Living in Barbados blogs about a little “something extra”.
Barbados: Old Buildings
“We can never be sure when some of these old places will be under the wrecking ball”: Barbados In Focus documents what the calls “the dying of an old building”.
Malaysia: Neutral Administrators?
Based on the recent statements made by the Inspector General of Police and the Election Commissioner of Malaysia, Ktemoc wonders if they are really neutral as they are supposed to be or are they biased towards the ruling party.
Malaysia: Minister of Antiquities
The Malaysian wants the nation's information minister to be handed the minister of Antiquities portfolio. This comes after the minister botched up an interview with a Global TV Channel and continues to make remarks that “go on ad nauseam without a care, not worrying about whether he makes sense or...