8 June 2008

Stories from 8 June 2008

Iran: Green Activists in Movement and Photos

Green blogs are a valuable source for understanding Iran's nature and environment, its problems and challenges. Green bloggers actively take part in campaigns to protect nature and animals. They publish articles, stories, and photos, and they organize conferences and demonstrations. In this post, we look at green activism in Iran...

Ecuador: Presidential Visit to Loja

  8 June 2008

INKer [es] writes about and post photos of the recent visit by Ecuadoran president Rafael Correa to the province of Loja. Correa visited the local television station Ecotel and was warmly received.

Brazil: Reporting the city

  8 June 2008

The Blog da Cidade [City Blog] project is a initiative designed to provide a collaborative platform for propagation of useful information to residents and visitors of several Brazilian cities. Each city will have a blog maintained by an open group of collaborators. Would you want to participate? Please contact us”,...

Blogger of the Week: Ljubiša Bojić

Today's Blogger of the Week series takes us to the heart of the Balkans, where we chat with Global Voices author for Serbia Ljubiša Bojić (pronounced Lyu-bi-sha Bo-yich) about blogging, politics and citizen journalism in Serbia.

Malaysia: Oil price hikes

  8 June 2008

Sikmanding reports that all over Malaysia the hot topic of discussion is still the fuel price increase and its dreaded effects.

Japan: Popularity of Q&A services

  8 June 2008

Results of a survey by NetRatings Japan, Inc. released on May 23rd and posted at japan.internet.com revealed some surprising trends among Japanese Internet users. One of the interesting findings was that the popularity of Q&A services has been skyrocketing in recent years. One blogger offers their thoughts on the tendency of Japanese net users to rely too heavily on easy answers from such services.

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