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9 November 2008

Stories from 9 November 2008

New Zealand: Time for Change As Well?

On November 8, New Zealand held a general election with opposition coalition winning a majority in Parliament. Is this a time for change? Bloggers have different opinions.

Cambodia's 55th Independence day

Singapore's misplaced economic priorities?

Refugees in East Myanmar

Myanmar Astrology blogs

Myanmar: Persecution continues

Promoting East Timor products

North Ossetia: Minivan Bombing

Obama's Victory: Reactions From Tanzania

In Tanzania, new of Barack Obama's historic victory in the US Presidential election dominated almost every Swahili blog.

Brazil: The “Empty Biennial” fills up the blogosphere

The 28th Bienal de São Paulo represents a paradigm shift from previous editions and offers a platform for observation and reflection upon the culture and system of biennials on the...

Armenia: Obama Endorsement

Bangladesh: Myanmar troop build up

Pakistan: Obama the Revenge!

For years, many people in Pakistan hated the policies of US President George W. Bush. Most Pakistanis believed that the policies of Mr. Bush to fight terrorism were failed policies. Yes...

China: Protest in Taiwan criticized as democratic violence

Mainland China envoy Chen Yunlin (陳雲林) flied back to Beijing 7, Nov after his 4-day “ice-breaking” visit to Taiwan. As the chairman of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan...

Taiwan: Students Demand to Revise the Parade and Assembly Law!

About 500 students gathered peacefully in front of the Executive Yuan on 11/6 to protest against the current Parade and Assembly Law (集會遊行法). The government abusive use of the law...

Morocco: Silenced Speech