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10 March 2009

Stories from 10 March 2009

Pakistan: Two Documentary Shorts

Caribbean: Message for Rihanna

The Rihanna/Chris Brown headlines have been capturing the interest of bloggers Caribbean-wide recently, not only because Rihanna is Barbados-born and bred, but because the whole issue of domestic abuse hits...

Egypt: Dalia Ziada urges Saudi Arabia to end discrimination against Muslim women

On the occasion of Prophet Mohamed's birthday, Egyptian blogger Dalia Ziada launches a campaign asking Saudi Arabia to end their discrimination against young Muslim women worldwide! Marwa Rakha reports on...

Barbados: Race Relations

Haiti: On the Agenda

Cuba: Ladies Arrested

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Slumdogs

Jamaica, Barbados: Mentorship

From Bangladesh with Love

Minority Rights In South Asia – Full Of Denials

Japan: Making money thanks to the economic crisis.

If on one hand libraries and newspaper kiosks overflow with books and magazines that examine, analyze and comment on the current economic recession hitting Japan, then on the other hand,...

Hong Kong: End of HSBC myth?

Yesterday (March 9) HSBC Holding, Europe's biggest bank, and an Elephant in Hong Kong Hang Seng Index plunged 24% to HK$33, its lowest level since 1995. Since the beginning of...

Southeast Asia: Who is my neighbor?

East Timor: SMS text used as corruption evidence

Malaysia: Police used teargas to disperse rallyists

Indonesia: Protest against Buddha Bar

Colombia: Monuments and Landmarks

A year ago we wrote about Vlog International, a network of Spanish speaking vloggers who send in videos on a certain topic, and then one of them puts them all...

Western Ideological vs. Chinese Nationalistic Sentiment

Madagascar: Amidst Turmoil, Media Misinformation and Hard Truths

More than a month and a half into the crisis in Madagascar, confusion grows crescendo as the power struggle between the president and a former mayor vying for the presidency...

Middle East: Women Looking for a Cause to Celebrate

Female bloggers from across the Middle East joined hands in marking the International Women's Day with posts reflecting on the occasion and celebrating the lives and achievements of women who...

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