The Pols Weigh In

Two Japanese officials -- including Vice Minister of Health Noritoshi Ishida, above--have launched a six-month fight with flab, and they're blogging about it mhlw.go.jp--it's in Japanese). Want to know about your political leaders? Go online for more--some might say too much--information.

Norodom Sihanouk Cambodia On norodomsihanouk.info, the King Father of Cambodia posts scanned-in highlights from the royal mailbox, news stories and video clips of him singing original tunes. A TIME fave: song No. 21.

Jon Riki Karamatsu Hawaii The state legislator talks story, as Hawaiians say, at jonriki livejournal.com He says he wants his blog to show...

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