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Preetam Rai · October, 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 October, 2006

Singapore: Thoughts on China-South East Asian Nations Summit

Beyond.sg has Singapore's Foreign Minister guest blogging and sharing his views on the recently concluded China-ASEAN(Association of South East Asian Nations) summit.

East Timor: Youth Gangs

Timorsunshine posts a link to a report on groups and gangs in East Timor. ‘Enjoy reading it! It's a great ‘resource’ map for the kind of groups and gangs that...

Brunei: New GDP Figure

The guest blogger at Brunei Resources explains why the new GDP figure for Brunei is both a good news as well as bad news.

Cambodia: New Lecturer

samphors sambo in Cambodia just landed a job as a lecturer. She posts a self-portrait and asks “My sis said: You look cool.My teacher said: You look like gangster lecturer.My...

Cambodia: Review of a Cambodian Online Job Site

Vutha in Cambodia reviews BestCareerFinder.com, a recruitment site created by Cambodian students.

Fiji: Pacifika RSS Feed

Ms. Vakaivosavosa has created a combines RSS feed of several noteworthy Pacific Island blogs. The blogger is inviting the readers to subscribe to the feed.

East Timor: Updates On The Latest Round Of Violence

Dili-gence has the latest from East Timorese capital city of Dili where the latest round of violent incidents have left the airport closed. “News reports suggest that at least 2...

Vietnam: Hanoi Pavements

Vietnamese God takes us on a trip through the pavements in Hanoi and posts pictures of the attractions.

Singapore: Leave the Blogger Alone

Kway Teow Man has a balanced look at what Singaporeans call the Wee Shu Min fiasco. Wee Shu Min, a teenager wrote a sharp response to another Singaporean blogger's post...

Indonesia: Rise of Democracy

Adam's Gecko in Bangkok looks at the rise of democracy and de-centralisation of power in Indonesia. The blogger has interesting perspectives from a trip to Indonesia in 1992, just after...

Malaysia: Human Capital Development in Ottoman Empire

Nik Nazmi in Malaysia reads a book on Ottoman ruler Suleiman and discovers the Ottoman people's desire to develop the talents of any exceptional person they encounter.

Indonesia: Blog Search Engine

Indonesian blogger Enda Nasution has set up a blog search engine for Indonesian blogs. Enda is inviting submissions to the search engine.

New Round of Violence in East Timor

In her latest post from East Timor, blogger Timorsunshine writes about the latest incident in Dili. Apparently the gang war ranging in the airport area has become so bad that...

Laos: Luang Prabhang Night Market

Vietnamese blogger Vietnamese God visits neighboring Lao city of Luang Prabhang and posts pictures of the night market. The blogger has some tips for a good bargain. “Most of the...

Thailand: Attracting Arabic Speaking People

Enda Nasution links to a website launched by Thailand to attract business and tourists from the countries in the Middle East.

Malaysia: More Critisism from Former Prime Minister

Earlier this week the feuding former prime minister of Malaysia mahatir met with the current prime minister Badawi to discuss their differences. The blogger at Cakap Tak Serupa Bikin writes...

Fiji: Building a Traditional Underground Oven

Peceli blogs about the tradition of building a “lovo” – the traditional underground oven used to cook communal meals in the South Pacific. “In Australia we can’t make a lovo...

Malaysia: History not Important

Blueheeler goes in search of archives of a newspaper in East Malaysian province of Sarawak and finds that the city does not care about its history.So, in short, the Sarawak...

Tonga: Tonga and Nationalism

Tongan native Samiuela LV Taufa compares the Australians with the Tongans on their respective ideas of nationalism and belonging. “As I understand Tongans, we're only truely nationalistic when it is...

Myanmar: Floods and Life

Myanmar blogger Moe Moe links to photos of the recent flooding in Myanmar on another Myanmar blog. The pictures reminds her of her younger days in Myanmar. “I really liked...

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