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29 October 2008

Stories from 29 October 2008

Pakistan: A 6.4 magnitude quake hits Balochistan

Bangladesh: Radio regains its popularity

India: Mangalore violence

Bangladesh: Community blogs and unique blogger identities

Japan: Marriage with anime characters

South Korea: National Struggle Day of Irregular Workers

Malaysia: Press freedom ranking

Thailand will ban websites that attack monarchy

Rats invade Myanmar fields

China: Shanghainese

Blog for LGBT Filipinos

Russia: “Help Svetlana Bakhmina” Petition

As of now, 71,250 people have signed an online petition appealing to the Russian president to pardon Svetlana Bakhmina, a former senior lawyer for Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil company Yukos, who...

Japan: Refunds from Saizeriya

Japan: 10 rules for debating, from students in Finland

Korea: Rise of ‘No Reason for Murder’

A South Korean man who was not satisfied with himself and society attacked a gosiwon and killed six people in an arson attack and knife in the middle of Seoul.[En]...

Rising Voices Nominated World's Best Blog

Global Voices’ citizen media outreach project, Rising Voices has been nominated for a “Best of the Blogs Award” (B.O.B.) in the category “Best Weblog”. More than 8,500 weblogs were suggested...