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30 June 2010

Stories from 30 June 2010

Venezuela: Making a Presence in the 2010 World Cup

Venezuela did not make it to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, but the blog Venezuela News and Views posted pictures taken by their correspondent in South Africa, Armando Tirado, showing...

China: The end of Google.cn redirect

Kai Pan from China/divide comments on the end of Google.cn's redirecting of search engine to Google Hong Kong.

China: Shanghai World Expo

Maple Xu blogs about her experience in the Shanghai World Expo. The post is translated from Chinese into English by Xujun Eberlein.

China: A music video's take on property prices

Alice from DANWEI translated the lyrics of a music video commenting on the property price in China.

Taiwan: Don't call Rendy Lu “Glory of Taiwan”

“Do not always praise these national athletes ‘Glory of Taiwan’ loudly only after they strived hard to glorify themselves!” argues Klairelee(zht), who blames Taiwanese government and media that are always eager to consume...

Chile: From California to Chile on Biodiesel

Maria Jose Calderon and Carlos Herrera embarked on a 6-month road trip from California, USA to Chile in a biodiesel truck. The couple traveled Latin America in search of grassroots...

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