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30 June 2009

Stories from 30 June 2009

Myanmar: U2 Shows Support for Aung San Su Kyi

‘Buy Indonesia’ campaign

Indonesia: Candidates seek support of bloggers

Indonesia: Vice President Debate

Malaysia: RM1 million payment as tourism ambassador

Paraguay: The Possibility of a New Bullet Train

Peru: Interview with Peruvian Books

Saudi Arabia: Michael Jackson v. Elvis Presley

When Saudi blogger and journalist Yasser Al Ghaslan heard about Michael Jackson's death, he immediately remembered when he heard that Elvis Presley had died.

South Africa: To vuvuzela or not to vuvuzela?

Discussions about the popular instrument called the vuvuzela blown by South African football fans have dominated the blogosphere since the beginning of Confederations Cup 2009 in South Africa, which ended...

Palestine: Harsh Treatment By Egyptian Border Authorities

Bahrain: Comparing Government Efficiency In Bahrain And Japan

Pakistan: The Real Problem

Bahrain: The Failure Of Education

Sri Lanka: No To Beef

Sri Lanka: Post War Politics

Russia: Another journalist death

Egyptian Blogger Wael Abbas: Detained at Cairo Airport

Trinidad & Tobago: Memory Lane

Puerto Rico: For Shame!

Haiti, U.S.A.: Danticat Cops Guillén Prize

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