The Earthquake in Indonesia reminds me of something my father used to say when the weather was very hot, and unnaturally still: “earthquake weather.” Seems we’ve been having that kind of weather lately.
Some quick links:
Thailand’s The Nation editorializes on the economic dangers of a parliament unable to convene.
Hugo Chavez’s kiss of death, politically.
Slate on What the framers [of the US Constitution] would say about raids on congressional offices.
Hanging judge: former Chief Justice Davide in limbo over his U.N. appointment.
Futile flags is my column today, inspired by this Manila Times feature, on the makers of flags.
World press leaders debate how to join Internet revolution: read also Ethan Zuckerman on the dangers of breaking up the internet into “internets” -at a time when, according to Jakob Nielsen, the world has one billion internet users, and another billion in a decade.
A colleague inquired as to when the parliamentary system envisioned by the 1973 Constitution became a semi-parliamentary one. This time line is very helpful.
Blair’s Congressional gold medal: for some reason, he won’t pick it up.
Region 6 demographics, courtesy of Iloilo City Boy.
comelec AKO has a practical suggestion for promoting English proficiency.
Bunker Chronicles points to the First Family of Taiwan’s media woes.
Measly Meanderings on the perils of entrepreneurship.
In Online Journalism Review, a columnist-blogger discusses the balancing act required by two different kinds of writing.
Bloggers Punzi and La Vida Lawyer helped with Talk of the Town!
Mamutong points to an intriguing item on the Japanese and Mindanao.
Out of my mind on vigilantism.
[email protected] on fact checking.
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