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9 July 2008

Stories from 9 July 2008

Russia: The Day of Family, Love and Fidelity

Russia's got a new holiday: the Day of Family, Love and Fidelity, celebrated on July 8. Translated below is a holiday post by Moscow-based LJ user eprst2000 - a post...

Armenia: Political Football

Jamaica: Why I Blog

Guyana: Carifesta X

Hong Kong: Sexy Photo Victim

South Korea: Anti Lee Myungbak Movement

Bahrain: Pictures from Budapest

Bahrain: Smart Cars..Stupid Owners

Bahrain: Tying the Knot

India: Angry Hindus

Sri Lanka: TV SouthAsia

Bangladesh: E-Book on National Security Council

Pakistan: Biofuel and Food crisis

Japan: Bloggers on food crisis feast, G8 over Skype?

The G8 Summit at Toyako, Hokkaido, ended on June 9th after three days of meetings, leaving a bitter aftertaste for some bloggers in Japan. Many questioned the high cost of...

Cuba: The US and Cuban Oil

Trinidad & Tobago: Support for Mugabe

Touring Libyan Blogs: Summer, Diplomacy, Data Protection and the Right to Privacy

The sprawling summer days in Libya have kicked in fast bringing with them the beach season, which for me carries wafts of childhood holiday memories and funnily enough watermelons. As...

Palestine: Murder or terror rampage?

"Only Arabs are terrorists" reads the subject heading on a Palestine's blog, referring to the headlines such as "Bulldozer terror rampage in Jerusalem" splashed across Israeli and foreign newspapers after...

Barbados: Abuse or Discipline?

Myanmar: Alter charges against blogger Nay Phone Latt