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23 December 2007

Stories from 23 December 2007

Grenada: Down By The River

Barbados: Election Date

Bahamas: Go Slow?

Caribbean: Christmas Traditions

All over the world, people get together with friends and family to celebrate Christmas. They exchange gifts, and invite one another to their homes for parties, lunches or dinners, signifying...

Korea: Why the Internet didn't Influence the Presidential Election This Time

The presidential election of the Republic of Korea was held on the 19th of December. While the election ended in the predicted result to many, it shocked others. In particular,...

Bahrain: The debt owed to the Indians of the Gulf

This is the second post from Bahrain this week; the first covered various celebrations, and demonstrations. In this post we'll be examining the official population statistics, hearing about a frustrating...

Zimbabwe: Currency fiasco

D.R. of Congo: The Batwa people

Thailand: PPP Leading

Thailand: Exit Poll Results

Brazil: The future is open source

Angola: Welcome to Cuban doctors

Brazil: 2007 in posts

Morocco: Seeing stars in Marrakesh

It's been a star-struck week in the French-speaking Moroccan bloggosphere, famous international figures being a primary focus of discussion. Several bloggers wrote about the happenings at the seventh edition of...

Saudi Blogger Fouad Al Farhan Arrested in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia added yet another accolade to its freedom of speech record by arresting its first blogger. Fuad Al Farhan, considered by many as being the dean of Saudi bloggers...

Japan: Economics of the “Illegal” Download

Following on recent moves by the government to regulate the Internet, plans for regulation in other areas of online communication have been moving ahead apace in Japan. Among these is...

Syria: Palestinian ‘Cycle of Violence’

Saudi: World Excited About Saudi ‘YouTubers’

Saudi Fatwa Against the US Dollar

Palestine: Donkeys for Transportation

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