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15 December 2007

Stories from 15 December 2007

Bahrain: A tenfold increase in population?!

This time the roundup from Bahrain covers three weeks. We have frustration on every front, unfortunately: frustration with being surrounded by apathy and ignorance, with being a teenager, and with...

Taiwan: Migrant Worker Rally-“I want my day off!!”

On International Human Rights Day, the dogfighting politics of the two major parties still occupied the front pages in Taiwan's mass media. The politicians consume the terms “democracy” and “freedom”...

Benin: Youth and tobacco smoking

Nigeria: Tolerance in Yoruba religious system

Armenia: Pink Armenia

Armenia: Xenophobic Official

Georgia: Alternate Route

Kenya: 2007 Kenya predictions reviewed

Zimbabwe: Activists beaten in Harare

Malawi: Innovation, the digital divide, and politicians who shun the Internet

Although we are not quite there yet, the beginning of the year 2008 will mark one year when the two Global Voices authors for Malawi, Victor Kaonga and myself, will...

Oscar Niemeyer: 100 years of a daring architeture

Brazilian and international bloggers have been wishing a happy birthday to Oscar Niemeyer, the prized modernist architect who turns 100 today still very much alive, lucid, working and involved in...

Korea: When You Can't Sleep…

What is your tactic when you have difficulty falling asleep? Check these methods that Korean netizens recommend and see whether you agree or not. If you do, you may end...

Kazakhstan: Trial over President's Ex-Adviser Postponed Again

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