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December 15, 2008

Breaking News: Bush Ducks Shoes

It was an incident that lasted a mere 12 seconds. But as soon as bloggers the world over watched Muntadar Al Zeidi throw not one, but both his shoes, at US President George W Bush in a Press conference held in Iraq today, reactions - several in 140 characters or less in the Twittersphere - spread faster than you could say ‘footwear’ … twice.

November 16, 2008

Bluer than blue; Redder than red

Aggregated from: Obamanos¡ Filipinos for Obama Movement

  OBAMANOS: Filipinos for Obama predicts Barack’s 364-174 victory in ECV results way back on Oct. 9 Also click this       From reddish Indiana to bluish Missouri in October, Indiana instead turns blue while Missouri goes red   Killjoy stance threatens political bellwether s...

Accuracy of this site’s polls

Aggregated from: Obamanos¡ Filipinos for Obama Movement

      On the mark: So how Filipinos for Obama got ’em … quite right     By MITCH R. CONFESOR a.k.a Jason Hussein Bourne (OIC) Obamanos-in-Chief     How OBAMANOS: Filipinos for Obama Movement and their Philippines-America for Obama (Phil-Am f...

November 11, 2008

Southeast Asia celebrates Obama’s victory

Southeast Asian bloggers are celebrating the victory of President-elect Barack Obama. In fact, Obama's election success has led many bloggers in the region to reflect about the need for change in their local politics.

November 7, 2008

Filipinos for Obama celebrate

Aggregated from: Obamanos¡ Filipinos for Obama Movement

      The ‘OBAMA Way’: 7 steps to success By HOWARD FINEMAN/msnbc.com     Answer MSNBC Election 2008 pop-quiz     … Even dreaded Republican archvillain Karl Rove predicts on Election Day eve landslide Obama victory 338-200 ECVs       â...

November 5, 2008

Asia: On history and hope

Just hours after Barack Obama was named President-Elect, bloggers across the Pacific began recording their thoughts on the historic victory. Hoa Quach reviews blogs from Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Debating the mystical significance of the 44th President

For many, the number four is merely a numeral after three and before five. For those following certain Far Eastern practices, the number four and eight carries heavy significance. What happens when someone born 08/04/61 becomes the 44th President on 11/04/08?

The view from the Pacific (and its environs)

As the first results come in, what are people living in Oceania and Asia thinking about the election? John Liebhardt brings us the latest reactions from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the Philippines.

1st in: NH midnight voting returns

Aggregated from: Obamanos¡ Filipinos for Obama Movement

    Bam wins: First returns in New Hampshire out     Dixville Notch: Obama 71% McCain 29%   Hart’s Location: Obama 58.6% McCain 34.5% Paul 06.9%     MANILA – Voters from two formerly Republican-leaning towns in New Hampshire who traditionally bear the honor of ...

November 4, 2008

Philippines-US ties to remain strong

Aggregated from: Joel Guinto

Malacañang is confident that the relationship between the Philippines and the United States will remain strong, whoever wins the White House race. Front-running Democrat Barack Obama seeks to become the first black president and his Republican rival John McCain hopes for a poll-defying comebac...