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Preetam Rai · August, 2006

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

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Latest posts by Preetam Rai from August, 2006

Brunei: Stray Dogs

The blogger at Our Local Style looks at the problem of stray dogs in Brunei and suggest a solution. “It’s also unfair to punish the animals for what I perceive...

Singapore: Nation Wide Wi-Fi

Ketsugi is excited about the upcoming nationwide wireless internet service in Singapore.

Malaysia: National Day Wish

Malaysian politician Lim Kit Siang talks about pressing issues that Malaysia is facing this National Day(31 August).

Indonesia: Patient vs. Pharma

Indonesia anonymus relates a co-worker's experience on a visit to a doctor. The post talks about certain doctors favouring pharmaceutical companies sometimes at the expense of the patients.

Vietnam: Trip to Halong Bay

Vietnamese God vists Halong bay – one of the popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. The bloggers posts some pictures and reflects “It was so quiet, nothing much happening around, just...

Singapore: A Teacher Reflects

Via comes a post where a teacher in Singapore is talking about what makes her hate her job as a teacher.

Cambodia: Web Portal and Destructive People

Vutha in Cambodia is upset with people who are causing disruptions in a community web portal project. The project known as the Community Information Center Webportal Cambodia (CIC webportal) was...

Malaysia: Mahatir's Lament

Ktemoc covers the latest attempt by former Malaysian prime minister Mahatir to claim back the centrestage in Malaysian politics. Mahatir was one of the longest serving leaders in the world....

Vietnam: Social Dinners in Vietnam

The blogger at antidote to burnout talks about the dynamics of social dinners in Vietnam and links to another blog post on the same topic.

Mayanmar: Myanmar Tycoons

The blogger at Man Actually reads about someone from Myanmar winning one of the bids for a posh property in Singapore. “Then.. My mind went busy to list the latest...

Philippines: Backpacking in Vietnam

Heritage blogger Ivan Henares remembers his trip to the city of Hoi An in Vietnam and he recalls how the visit introduced him to the joy of backpacking.

Singapore: Rod Steiger of South East Asia

Enterprise Resilience Management Blog compares Singapore to Hollywood actor Rod Steiger. Steiger took on a wide variety of roles across genres making him the most connected actor. “Connectivity is also...

Thailand: North Korean Refugees

Bangkok Pundit replies to a comment that was posted on a forum and was critical of Thailand's role in handling refugees from North Korea. Earlier this week, Thai police raided...

Malaysia: How Un-Malaysian Are You?

Malaysian blogger Kenny Sia put up a quiz that helps his readers answer how un-Malaysian they are. “Some say driving rudely is intrinsically Malaysian, but in Australia their drivers are...

Cambodia: A Cambodian Geek in Malaysia

The blogger at is in Malaysia to attend an e-media training at a Malaysian online journalism organisation. The blogger describes his first day in Malaysia.

Thailand: Medical Tourism

Lao Ocean Girl talks about the booming medical tourism industry in Thailand. “Not only are the facilities in Thailand first class, prices are cheap when compared to the West. For...

Cambodia: Banned Things

The blogger at Details Are Sketchy has a list of “mindless things” that are banned in Cambodia.

Thailand: Bomb Found Near Prime Minister's House

Bangkok Pundit is filing the latest updates on the bomb that was found in a car near the Thai Prime Minister Thaksin's house.

Thailand: Student Video Blogs

Richard Barrow at Thai-Blogs.Com points to a school in Thailand that is encouraging the students to video blog.

Malaysia: Making a Good Movie

Yasmin, a Malaysian film maker talks about her ideas on what it takes to make a good film.

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