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27 August 2009

Stories from 27 August 2009

Russia: Nikita Mikhalkov's '12’

Azerbaijan: Washington DC demonstration in support of detained bloggers

Japan: Falling Asleep on Trains

Maldives: Defense Arrangement With India

Hong Kong: “Compensated Dating” and the use of Pejoratives

The life imprisonment of the “girl butcher” might have halted the case against “compensated dating” in Hong Kong for a while, but what have Hong Kong people learned from the...

Japan: Hazy yet Familiar IT Vocabulary

Iraq: Death Of Shi'ite Leader Abdul Aziz Al Hakim

Sayyed Abdul Aziz Al Hakim, leader of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (the largest political party in the Iraqi Council of Representatives), died of lung cancer on August 26...

Bahamas, Jamaica: Thoughts on the IMF

Ecuador: The National Festival of Music

Martinique: Dance the Bèlè

Argentina: The Passing of a Fellow Twitterer

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: R.I.P. Walter Porter

Pakistan: Bloggers Vs. The US Citizenship And Immigration Services

Trinidad & Tobago: Productivity

Japan: What to do with “Media Arts”

For a nation working to capitalize its “soft power”, what is the role of anime and manga culture in governmental policies? The official answer is that anime, manga and digital...

Jamaica: Making It Last

Sri Lanka: Video Evidence Of Extra-Judicial Killings Sparks Debate

Ted Kennedy And The South Asian Immigrants in the USA

Bangladesh: Mourning Senator Edward Kennedy

Senator Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009), the second most senior member of the US Senate, died of cancer last Tuesday. Bloggers recall him as...

China admits organ harvesting as main source of transplantation

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