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27 October 2008

Stories from 27 October 2008

Russia: “Admiral” Film Review

Russia: Kaliningrad's Real and “Fake” Estate

Russia: Russian Tourists

Thailand: Dispute over Preah Vihear Temple

Thailand: Amulets and warfare

Burmese Americans and US elections

Laos and Western culture

Pakistan: Dealing with unwanted calls and sms

Sri Lanka: Challenges in a village

Bangladesh: Photographs of Sundarbans

India: Trekking in Sikkim

Morocco: Habib Belkacem, Producer Extraordinaire

Western Sahara: Educational Success

India: Shooting inside a bus

Japan: Arrested in Shibuya just for walking?

Taiwan: Huge crowd at 1025 protest

Guatemala: Heavy Rains and Flooding Affecting the Poorest Communities

The past month has been very difficult for many Guatemalans because of heavy rains caused by tropical storms. Floods and storms affect many communities, but the impact is higher in...

Morocco: Barça Fan Jailed for Superlative Statement

Many bloggers were shocked last week to learn that a young Moroccan man had been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for what seemed like such a minor "crime." The young...

Iran: Blogging from the Smallest School in the World

Here is another story about how blogging can change lives in a positive way and attract attention to invisible parts of this world. Abdul Mohammad She’rani, a young Iranian teacher...

Climate Analysis of Rihanna's ‘Shut up and Drive’ Video

Empivot is an online green media aggregator, or as its tag line says, it is the ‘Online Network for Green Video’. Members can upload video, browse channels such as Renewable...