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December, 2007

Stories from December, 2007

31 December 2007

Pakistan: Benazir Bhutto's legacy

The news of Benazir Bhutto's death seems to have finally settled in. Bloggers are now focusing their attention on what Bhutto's legacy might be. Bhutto comes from a powerful family...

Zambia: We need Enlightenment to end this instanity

Zambian blogosphere continues to grow and bring diverse voices and opinions online as our new Zambian author, Brenda Zulu, shows us in her first roundup.

Cambodia: Social Network For People Living with Disabilities

Caucasus: 2007 Blog Review

With 2008 less than a day away at time of writing, it seems only appropriate to take a look back at the blogging highlights in the Caucasus for 2007. Certainly,...

Armenia: Traffic Rules

With traffic congestion now adding to the insanity that is usually driving in Armenia, Raffi K at Life in Armenia offers his readers some tongue-in-cheek rules for motorists. Ironically, they...

Taiwan: Demos Chiang

Tajikistan: Reactions on the Bhutto Death

South Korea: DLP Leaders to be Resigned

Afghanistan: Harsh Winter Predicted

China: Guangxi Nailhouse

Kazakhstan: President Eyes Oilfield Dispute's Resolution

China: Ant Farmers’ Open Letter to Hu Jintao

Hong Kong: Top News in 2007 Blogosphere

As the year end is approaching, local blogger sidekick has her picks of "Top News in Hong Kong 2007 Blogosphere". She also calls for more comments and suggestions for the...

Afghanistan: From Bhutto to Christmas, Child Marriage to the Plight of Women

Joshua Foust briefly considers the murder of Benazir Bhutto, then looks at what else is affecting the country—notably, the growing problem of child sexual exploitation.

Egypt: Murad and the Freedom of Speech

Bahrain: Reactions after the riots and arrests

In another special roundup, we have the reactions of Bahrain's bloggers to the events of the last few weeks, when rioting took place after the death of a demonstrator during...

Philippines: Sweet Treat

Myanmar: On Sanctions

Thailand: Censoring Thaksin

Malaysia: Getting The Page Rank Back