Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

Preetam Rai · July, 2006

I am an educator and technologist always on the move. Working on bringing Africa and Asia closer.

Email Preetam Rai

Latest posts by Preetam Rai from July, 2006

Indonesia: Chinese Valentine's Day

Indonesian blogger Christine Susanna Tjhin, currently a student in China, talks about the traditional Chinese Valentine's Day. This year, the day falls on 31 July.

Malaysia: Mace Attack

The former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir was attacked with mace today at an airport. The attacker was one of the 1000 people gathered to welcome the former Prime Minister....

Indonesia: New English Daily

Unspun reviews the newest English language daily in Indonesian market. The paper is produced by a business group called Jababeka. “If the Jababeka group wants to run its own newsletter...

Indoensia: Expat Life and Indonesian Thoughts

The blogger at Sarapan Ekonomi talks about expats discussing life in Indonesia. The blogger does not agree with some of the views the expats have but at the end of...

Myanmar: Love and Relationship in Myanmar

Dawn in Myanmar takes a look at love and relationship in Myanmar and how people are holding on some traditions while some things are changing.

Thailand: Pad Thai Pho Noodles

Manivan Larprom in her Thai Lao Food Blog has text and video instructions for preparing Pad Thai Pho Noodles.

Brunei: Spotting a Bruneian

The Daily Brunei Resources blog talks about what makes a person a Bruneian.

Malaysia: Online Freedom

Malaysian opposition politician Lim Kit Siang is asking the Prime Minister to give assurance that online media would not be censored in Malaysia. The call comes after the Prime Minister...

Thailand: Thai King's Biography

Bookish in Thailand rounds up what other bloggers are saying about a new biography on Thailand's king. Thailand usually bans books or movies that shows the monarchy in negative light....

Fiji: Introducing a Fiji Webresource

The Babasiga blog introduces a web resource on Fiji. The site run by Australia based anthropologist Rod Ewins features old drawings, maps and engravings about Fiji.

Singapore: Looking for Contributions

Singapore's new groupblog is calling for it's readers to contribute articles. “As those among the readers who have been perusing the blog might surmise, Singapore Angle strives to be an...

Brunei: National Flag

The Daily Brunei Resources blog digs up the history of Brunei's national flag. The flag has been in use for 100 years now.

Philippines: Jeepney Stories

Jeepneys are the colorful public transport widely used in Philippines. Senor Enrique shares some of his Jeepney stories on his blog.

Cambodia: Monkey God in Germany

Vanndeth is surprised to find hnuman, a character from South and South East Asian mythology, at a German clothing shop.

Thailand: Making Colleagues Jealous

Andrew Biggs in Thailand has one of the best jobs in the world. “When I got back to the office, all the male staff were very jealous of me. They...

Vietnam: Missing HCMC

The final Word blogger is missing Ho Chi Minh City. “Absence makes the heart grow fonder, and whenever I leave that crazy mish-mash of pastel colours and incessant noise, I...

Singapore: Remembering Cambodia

The death of a Khmer Rouge operative reminds the blogger at nofearSingapore of the time when the Khmer Rouge regime was overthrown. The blogger talks about the geopolitics of the...

Laos: Growing Economy

Samakomlao blog links to a radioaustralia report that is talking about the economic activity in Lao.

Philippines: State of the Nation Address

Manuel L. Quezon III in Manila does an excellent roundup of Filipino blogger's reaction to the President's State of the Nation address.

East Timor: Rumors of Australian Involvement

Samantha at samanddaniel blog dispels rumours that Australia was involved in the unseating of former East Timorese Prime Minister. “I believe the recent trouble all comes down to the incompetence...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site