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13 February 2009

Stories from 13 February 2009

Japan: Miyako Festivals

  13 February 2009

Peacay from BibliOdyssey posts picture of Japan Miyako Festivals -the annual festivals and customs of Kyoto at the beginning of the Showa period.

Vietnam: Top stories on mobile technology

  13 February 2009

Step2 Radar lists the top stories on mobile technology in Vietnam in 2008. This year, he predicts, “there will be more mobile social networks, some will be built from famous Vietnamese social network websites.”

Malaysian Obama

  13 February 2009

According to a political analyst, “The Malaysian equivalent of Obama would be a Chinese Muslim who is extremely fluent in Bahasa Malaysia, whose mother is Malay and who got his undergraduate degree from a Malaysian public university.”

Malaysia: Political party squabbles

  13 February 2009

Reacting to the recent political crisis in Malaysia, Niki Cheong comments: “I have always been against the idea of people giving up their seats and forcing a by-election. I always thought that it was a waste of money, a waste of effort and a mockery of democracy.”

Korea: Seven Reasons Why You’re Dumped by Women

  13 February 2009

There was an interesting post in a Korean blog introducing seven reasons why men are dumped by women on a date and giving tips on how you as a man should prevent this disaster. Don’t trust this 100 percent. It won’t always be right.

Valentine's Special: From Egypt with Love

  13 February 2009

It is this time of the year when you start to believe that life is practically all about flowers and chocolates. Single and couples, in favor of or against celebrating Valentine's Day are bound to indulge in the infamous February extravaganza. Like it or not, you are haunted with teddy bears, flowers, boxes, and fluffy red wraps all around you, not to mention your office mate who would drive you up the wall talking, thinking, and planning for the grand day. While committed Egyptian bloggers were swamped in the preparations, others were scratching their head trying to come up with new ideas and ways to celebrate the universal love day.

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