Stories from 7 June 2008
Mayotte, l'île au lagon [Fr] shares photos of Mayotte, in blue.
QuophyBlogeur [Fr] writes about the proliferation of street vendors in Burkina Faso who sell unregulated, sometimes fake or poisonous medicines.
Yuri Mamchur of Russia Blog mentions the 12th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum as he writes about Roman Abramovich’s boat, which has “attracted more tourists than centuries-old cathedrals and museums.”
Pestiside.hu writes about the plans of the Islamic Cultural Association of Hungary to acquire the rights to operate the Castle of Szigetvár (“occupied by the Turks after a one-month siege in 1566″), renovate it and establish a Turkish cultural and educational center there.
Cultural commentator Yu Qiuyu has written a post to his blog offering some suggestions to angry parents of children who died in the thousands of school buildings which collapsed in the earthquake, many of whom are now being forcibly prevented from both mourning and denied legal recourse by courts. Roland...
A report from the Kraków soup festival – at Polandian.
The beatroot guestblogs at Polandian about drinking in public – in Poland and the U.K.
Tips on “how to have a Polish party” – at Polandian: “4. Start cooking at least six months before party is due to begin.”
Scatts writes about the Polish-language Euro 2008 edition of the British tabloid The Sun – at Polandian and at 20 east.
Scatts writes at Polandian about raising a child in “two languages and two cultures” – Polish and English.
Raf Uzar writes about Józef Piłsudski, “Poland’s greatest hero and perhaps greatest leader.”
Pictures from Lviv – by Little Miss Moi.
Warsaw pictures – at 20 East.
Polandian reviews Andrzej Jakimowski's film, Sztuczki (“Tricks”).
Watch in You Tube the first cut of a public service announcement about thirty-one Iranian Americans: who we are, what we believe in and why we're for peace.
Mihanyar has published several photos of a demonstration in Rome where people protested against Iranian president,Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's last week visit.
Several Iranian bloggers talked about Nader Ebrahimi, a famous Iranian poet and writer, who passed away recently. Razeno has also published a photo of him.
While the Sea Story Scandal, gambling, hit Korea in 2006, the Internet game –Hangame – arises as a problem of virtual gambling at present. The biggest game portal site, Hangame, is regarded as the myth of the Korean Internet due to the rapid growth. After a TV contemporary topic program,...