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21 June 2009

Stories from 21 June 2009

Vietnam: Growth of Saigon

Michael Sieburg writes about the economic expansion of Saigon and enumerates some of the notable construction projects in the city.

Philippines: Culture and tourism

John Ryan Recabar shares his thoughts on reviving Philippine tourism and the importance of reliving old traditions.

Maghreb: Views on Iran

As the world watches events unfolding in Iran, Maghreb blogs have been following and commenting on the rapidly developing crisis there. Some questioned the motives behind the way western media...

Nigeria: Government launches attack against bloggers

Sokari Ekine writes about the plan by the Nigerian government to launch attacks against bloggers and online news media such as Sahara Reporter.

China: Mass incident sparked by a dead body

A Chinese Google doc has been set up to collect the most up-to-date information about the Shishou riot in China's Hubei province, which has seen tens of thousands of locals...

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