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Luisetta Mudie · September, 2005

A freelance journalist based in the U.K. Special interests: China, cross-cultural dialogue, languages, religion, Jung, collective change.

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Latest posts by Luisetta Mudie from September, 2005

Vietnam: Spice up your expat life

Bored in a Vietnamese city on a Friday night? Try wandering around bars pretending to be Michael Caine, writes Friskodude.

South Korea: New ambassador

The Marmot's Hole comments on the naming of a new South Korean ambassador to the United States.

China: Graffiti ala mafioso

Tian picks up on a photo from Flickr of an apparent advertisement by a recently released jailbird in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, who wants to join or set...

China: New Party school

China Herald takes a look at the new Party school which opened in Shanghai in March 2005.

China: Shanghai streets

Shanghai Sky posts a series of street-level photos on Flickr, including a portrait of the unsung heroes of China's eastern metropolis: the traffic cop's assistants.

Nigeria: Variation on a theme of scam

Via lustig at del.icio.us, a hoax warning about an old Nigerian scam wrapped up in a Palestinian headscarf.

South Africa: Fasten your seatbelts

Says commentary.co.za: “There's a very well-sourced rumour flying about the South African aviation world at the moment about the South African Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) and its alleged failure to...

Sudan: Death toll rises

The Passion of the Present posts a comprehensive round-up of news out of the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur, where mounted Arab militia gangs are stepping up their attacks on...

Zimbabwe: Whither democratic change?

Top opposition political adviser Eddie Cross, guest-blogging on Zimbabwean Pundit, looks at the moribund state of the political opposition in Burma (Myanmar) after 17 years of campaigning for change, and...

Katrina: An African writes

africa-aphukira highlights a commentary by African author Mukoma Wa Ngugi on comparisons in mainstream media between New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and “The Third World”.

Ethiopia: Blame Lord Voldemort

Ethiopundit writes a detailed and hugely entertaining update on the withdrawal of the Ethiopian government's lawsuit in a Virginia court against Tensae Radio, which reported that Prime Minister Meles Zenawi...

Chad: Belgian court rules on Habre

A Belgian judge has issued an international arrest warrant charging Chad’s former dictator Hissène Habré with atrocities during his 1982-90 rule, reports Human Rights Watch.

Nigeria: Can this be democracy?

Chippla comments on parliamentary democracy, Nigerian style: “This crisis of Nigerian society lies in the fact that its ruling class sees no reason why it shouldn't live like the ruling...

D.R. Congo: Harder than bullets

Jewels in the Jungle warns us why diamonds–especially those mined in the D.R. of Congo–are not a girl's best friend. Via Congo Watch.

Sudan: Well, duh.

So the U.N. continues to say things are getting worse in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur. “What would really be news is if someone actually prosecuted the people behind...

Uganda: New IDP camps

Two new camps for internally displaced persons (IDP) are planned to cope with the humanitarian disaster in northern Uganda, reports UgandaCAN, adding that more than 1,000 people die each week...

Burma/Myanmar: The name game

Just a little conversation…about romanization. Burma Underground throws its hat into the ring on the Burma/Myanmar naming debate.

Cambodia: What, no laptops?

Beth Kanter asks what happened to a much-vaunted scheme to provide hand-cranking laptops to children in Third World countries, and whether Cambodians will benefit from it.

Indonesia: Fuel price increases

Bali Blog braces for squalls in Indonesia following the announcement of fuel price hikes, which have historically been a flashpoint for popular unrest.

South Korea: Secrets of golfing success

AsiaPundit notes that the secret of the success of South Korean women golfers has at last been made public.

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