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8 September 2008

Stories from 8 September 2008

Bulgaria, Macedonia: Rapprochement Through Literature

Yavor Mihaylov reports on how Bulgarian and Macedonian bloggers, through literature, have contributed more to the improvement of the Bulgarian-Macedonian relations than the Bulgarian and Macedonian governments from the recent...

Brunei: Playcenter for the elderly

Jack from Brunei proposes the establishment of a kindergarden or a playcenter for the elderly.

Wordcamp Philippines 2008

Misteryosa attended Wordcamp Philippines 2008. She was happy to meet the founding developer of wordpress.

Thailand: New constitution to end crisis

Nganadeeleg suggests that drafting a new constitution can resolve the political crisis in Thailand.

Guyana: The Other Side of the Akon Story

Last week, a video of hip-hop rapper Akon apparently hitting a female fan in a crowd-surfing frenzy during a Carifesta concert in Guyana caused an uproar in the Guyanese blogosphere....

CIA behind Thailand protests?

Is the CIA involved in the ongoing protests in Thailand?

Morocco: Blogger Arrested, Sentenced Immediately

This morning, it was reported by the electronic news site Hespress [ar] that blogger Mohammed Raji was arrested in his home in Agadir. An article that Raji had posted on...

Morocco: The Post that led Mohammed Raji to Jail

Moroccan blogger Mohammed Raji is behind bars in his country for speaking his mind. Following is a translation of the post [Ar], which will cost the blogger two years of...

Pakistan: “Yet Another Cowardly Attack by the US”

United States attacks within Pakistani boundaries are not new to anyone. A few days ago, an attack on the Angoor Adda area of South Waziristan claimed the lives of at...

India: Films and Feminism

Beth Loves Bollywood does a post on “filmi” feminism – picking on a scene from a Bollywood film.

Bangladesh: Working in the Gulf

Reflections on migrants going to work in the Gulf, while waiting at the airport at unearthly hour at D is for Dhaka.

Oman: Big Business Idea Competition

The Big Business Idea Competition (BBIC) for 2008 was held yesterday. Check out how it went on Blue_Chi‘s.

Oman: The Sandwich Artist

Omanymous shares with his (mis)adventures when ordering in a Subway in Oman and his analysis of the different type of sandwich artists around town.

Oman: The Gamer Bill of Rights

Gamer blogger from Oman Moody posts his opinion on the Gamer Bill of Rights – which he believes many gamers in fact lack.

Oman: Ramadan Delicacy

Expat wife L_Oman shares some secret recipes of her Ramadan special – such as the Puffy Heaven Cheese Rolls.

Turkey: Armenian Sport in the Ottoman Empire

“For the first time in the history of Turkish Olympic Games, two Armenian sportsmen Vahram Papazian and Mkrtich Mkryan represented Ottoman Turkey in the Fifth International Olympic Games in Stockholm...

South Africa: Fake evictions at BBA III

Wanjiku blogs about fake evictions and other stuff in the Big Brother house: “The fake eviction show got a fake opening with some bad music from Nazizi, Wyre and Bebe...

India: Muslims in America

Indian Muslims Blog on why Muslims are alienated from America's political parties.

Bangladesh: Waterlogged

The 3rd World View on the waterlogged lifecycle in Bangladesh as several areas are waterlogged.

Japan: PM resignation starts Internet buzz, but was it real?

With less than a year spent in office, Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda made a sudden announcement on live television last Monday night that he had decided to resign. While...

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