Here's some coverage of various fandom related events across the globe.
Anime News Network has posted coverage of the Anime Festival Asia in Singapore this past weekend. It has also posted an article about this past summers Comitia 90 in Tokyo, Japan.
Vice magazine has a writeup of FaerieCon 2009 in Baltimore.
Tuscon Citizen covers the multi-genre convention TusCon 36.
And finally, it appears the owners of Wizard Entertainment have purchased their third convention this year. The New England Comic Con now falls under the umbrella of Wizard World. This follows the earlier purchases of the Big Apple Comic Con and of Paradise's Toronto Comic Con.