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18 April 2008

Stories from 18 April 2008

China: One world, one dream, and one multi-front protest

The Chinese global anti-Carrefour boycott was supposed to begin on May 1, but with tempers flaring over CNN commentator Jack Cafferty's on-air remarks this past week, and a number of...

East Timor: Ramos Horta is back home in the anniversary of massacre in Dili

Haiti, Congo, and the politics of hunger

Two francophone bloggers respond to the crisis over rising food prices, but rather than blame their proximate cause–subsidies for biofuels in rich countries–they criticize the politics and the politicians who...

Angola: A glossary of Angolan terms

Bahrain: Blogging for the environment

In recent months Bahrain's bloggers have been turning more and more to environmental issues, and one group of bloggers have even started a campaign to raise awareness about the environmental...

South Africa: Mbeki, No Crisis in Zimbabwe?

South African Bloggers are up in arms regarding the recent events in Zimbabwe as well as President Thabo Mbeki's statement recently that “There is no crisis in Zimbabwe”. This is...

AIDS – A Taboo in the Arab World

AIDS, the deadly acquired immune deficiency syndrome, is a taboo word in the Arab world. But the scary word has managed to crop up in many blog posts this week...

Controversial Malaysian politician now a blogger

Philippines: Medical scandal

Thailand: Olympic torch in Bangkok

Vietnam: Early rainy season

Vietnam: Morning activities

Indonesian politicians must blog

Rare books on Southeast Asian histories burned

Thailand and Myanmar's army leaders compared

Russia, China: Ethnic Tension in Vladivostok

Russia: “Gensek Putin”; Politkovskaya Case Update

Ukraine, Russia: The Presidents’ Dads

Puerto Rico: Shutting Down?

Cuba: Exit Permits On The Way Out

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