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25 October 2008

Stories from 25 October 2008

Yemen: 40 People Killed in Torrential Rain Storm

More than 40 people have been killed and about 30 are missing in Yemen after torrential rain hit Hadhramout. Writing at Moments In Words From Hadhramout, Omar Barsawad brings us...

Peru: New Terrorist Attack by Shining Path Guerrillas

Turkey: Blogger.com Blocked

Malaysian Media Council: Double handcuffs or media freedom?

Amidst a number of recent journalistic blunders, Malaysia’s Home Minister, Syed Hamid Albar, announced that the government has full intention of establishing a national media policy, together with a regulatory...

Scenes from the Kuwait Stock Exchange

Jordan: An Encounter with a Bisexual in Iran

Saudi Arabia: Funding Increased for Scholarships

Jordan: Dog Attacks Car

Egypt: Eye Opening Bahrain Visit

Jordan: Dubai Visa Problematic

Jordan: Rumours, Gap Year Foreign Students, and Body of Lies

From an innocent murmur to a devastating consequence on the life of an innocent girl, see how rumours can destroy lives in Jordan in this round up of Jordanian blogs...

Japan: You call that “art”?

Israel: Desiring the Druze

Palestine: No security

Saudi Arabia: Creating a modern mix

Korea: US$100bn Package for Stabilizing the Market

South Korea's government has agreed to guarantee foreign-currency borrowing by the country's banks to help stabilize financial markets. The announcement doesn’t bring positive views from netizens. The netizens also have...

Southeast Asia: Film entries to the Oscars

Malaysia: Era of contaminated food

Working in Brunei

Philippines: 2nd Mindanao Bloggers Summit