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24 December 2008

Stories from 24 December 2008

Oversleeping in the Philippines

Philippines: Watching Pinoy Big Brother

Philippines: Music Teacher's Memoirs

Singapore: Quotable (un)quotes of the year

Singapore Flyer, a white elephant already?

Singapore: Unnecessary study on Tsunami impact

Thailand: Blocked websites

Vietnam: Blogging to be regulated

Myanmar: Shoes, politics and colonialism

Vietnam: Extreme street cables

Japan: The year in Japanese blogs

What were bloggers writing about this year in the Japanese blogosphere? The year in Japanese blogs at Global Voices included posts on everything from an American Enka singer making waves...

Bangladesh: A Calm Election

Pakistan: Winning The Best South Asian Blog Award

Mexico: Beauty Queen Busted for Arms

All Quiet in Guinea After Coup, Say Bloggers

Confusion reigned following the passing of President Lansana Conte and an apparently successful coup led by Guinean General Moussa Dadis Camara. However, despite early fears of bloodshed, all is quiet...

India: Improve Quality Of Governance To Tackle Terrorism

Iran:Campaign to Free Jailed Doctors in Iran

Angola: On The Lack of Human Rights

In the mood for the Human Rights Day celebrations this December, Angolan bloggers have much to say. Angola has still not ceased appearing in reports about violations of the Universal...

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Sock & Awe

Memories of Christmas in Cameroon

Expats in Cameroon blog about how they are spending the Christmas holidays in their host country, while Cameroonian bloggers abroad write about their memories of spending those special days back...