Pacific Rim and East Asia Friday Blog Roundup

Jinja, who writes the Cambodian blog Webbed Feet, Web log notes the irony that his former boss had only recently left Siem Reap, where the international school had a hostage crisis last month, to go to London. More importantly, though, he looks at the disquieting congruity of ‘good times’ and ‘bad times’.

Phil of Flying Chair was interviewed by Singaporean television for his response to the London bombings.

The Ordinary Gweilo points out that “the British government have been saying for a long time that it was a matter of ‘when’ rather than ‘if’ there was a major terrorist incident in London, and sadly they have been proved right.”

SimonWorld has a short roundup of Chinese press coverage of the London bombings.

The bombing strikes home for Sushicam, since he had ridden those tube lines and taken those buses.

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