Stories from 24 December 2007
Itching for Eestimaa writes about an Estonian politician's book on Estonian history.
Pestiside.hu reports on the Hungarian firecrackers and fireworks laws.
Pestcentric and Pestiside.hu write on the parking customs and habits in Budapest.
The Czech Daily Word reports on the changes in the Czech penal code.
The Czech Daily Word writes about a few subtle changes that the Schengen expansion is likely to bring about.
“President Vaclav Klaus refused to meet in a televised debate with his only opponent for the 2008 elections – Jan Svejnar,” the Czech Daily Word reports.
Sean's Russia Blog writes about “Putinism” and Putin's alleged personal wealth.
My Himachal on a crisis that has hit tea producers in Kangra Valley – no buyers.
Nepali Netbook probes the peace process in Nepal.
Bangladesh Corporate Blog wonders if there is a more convenient way to take care of animal sacrifices required for religious reasons.
Moving Images, Moving People! writes a moving post on the anguish the Tsunami caused.
Pwoje Espwa says Christmas is “less commercialized” in Haiti.
“Not only do we enjoy warm weather when most of the rest of the world is cold, but we also have a way of making the season festive”: Living in Barbados offers a glimpse of Christmas in the Caribbean.
“Who will be coming down your chimney and bringing you gifts this year? Not Santa Claus: the politicians!”: Boyce Voice wishes all Barbadians an election campaign Christmas.
Barbados Underground discusses the island's electoral system.
Alireza Shirazi says[Fa] that recently several music sites were filtered in Iran.The blogger adds it shows that filtering goes beyond political or “porn” sites.He asks what will be the next step of filtering?
The Armenian Observer says that while he can understand why international contacts and friends are wishing him Merry Xmas, he is irritated that Armenians are doing so as well. While the West celebrates Christmas on 25th December, Armenians will not do so until 6 January.
In Azadi Barbari blog, we read that leftist students call all the international organisations and campaigns to join them on 28th December to protest against the Islamic Republic and raise their voice to free the students in Iran.
“I know, its a busy time of the year. It really is. And I understand that you feel the need to share your seasonal feelings with my computer, I do”: The Christmas season has KnowProSE.com thinking about messages.
Both Talk Antigua and Caribbean Free Radio blog about Antigua being awarded the right to violate copyright protections on goods like films and music from the United States.