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8 December 2008

Stories from 8 December 2008

Zimbabwe: On the cholera crisis

Eritrea: Russian literary ties

Myanmar: Prepaid GSM SIM card now available

Myanmar: Jailed bloggers receive awards

Malaysia: Traffic lights

Gender imbalance in Malaysian schools

Thailand: Mastermind behind the crisis

Philippines: Alumni Blogs Against Highschool Closure

Philippines: Surprised by Boxer's Easy Victory

Fiji's military coup: Two years on

Fiji’s military coup hits its two-year anniversary, and bloggers around the region have spent the past few days gathering thoughts and opinions on the country’s past, present and future.

Egypt: Defining Terrorism

How does a child define terrorism? Tarek Amr from Egypt brings us this conversation from the Egyptian blogosphere.

Libya: Eid Al – Adha 2008

After a long hiatus, Libyan bloggers are back at work behind their keyboards, wishing each other a happy Eid, discussing the increasing prices and reflecting on Hajj, the annual pilgrimage...

India: Interest in Mizo Elections.

Iran: Students Protest Dictatorship and Gender Apartheid

A group of students held a protest rally against the Iranian government and president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the University of Tehran on Sunday to commemorate Student Day, the anniversary of...

Playing for Change: Peace Through Music

MeetJohnSong brings to our attention a global collaborative musical project called Playing for Change: Peace through Music. The concept behind it is that music is a common uniting factor between...

Brazil: How to become Santa Claus in four weeks

Haiti: Distorted View of Aristide

Bahamas: Customs Corruption

Trinidad & Tobago: Flower Child

Cuba: Journey of the Bloggers