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12 May 2008

Stories from 12 May 2008

Earthquake felt in Bangkok

Philippines: Opposition sets up a blog

Laos: Vietnam War bombs in ricefields

Vietnam: Yahoo 360 Plus

Mexico: Undocumented Immigrants Arrested Heading Back Home

Malaysia: Sabah Fest Cultural Show

Jordan: Alcohol Prices on the Increase

Cambodia's new banknote

Saudi Arabia: Blog Anniversary

Saudi Arabia: Just a Bag?

Dubai: Whales and Planktons

Uruguay: Community Meeting for OLPC Information

Egypt: leading opposition website blocked

Ghana: Sleepless and wireless in Accra

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Japan: Update on actions against Internet Censorship

Paraguay: More Communication From Lugo is Needed

Paraguay: Independence Day in Seattle

Chile: Public Libraries Helping After Volcano Disaster

China: Quake damage rising; witness in affected cities

Death tolls: 22069 (official statistic,23pm,05.16). The number is estimated to rise up to 50000 in following days. The update in this post will be stopped. So hard to see the...

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