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Preetam Rai · March, 2007

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 March, 2007

East Timor: Electioneering in East Timor

Dili-gence describes the campaigning for the upcoming presidential elections in East Timor.

Cambodia: Sex in South East Asia Video Podcast

Details are Sketchy has a post on a reporter from Sexerati.com visiting Cambodia as a part of her coverage for a video podcast on sex in South East Asia.

Cambodia: SMS blocked During Elections

Mungkol in Cambodia says blocking of mobile SMS during the elections is funny and unreasonable.

Thailand: Pro-Democracy Protests

Publiuspundit has a post on pro-democracy protest in Thailand and the military appointed prime minister's reluctance to declare a state of emergency in Thailand.

Singapore: Correcting Greek History

With the release of the movie 300 in Singapore, people are talking about Greek history. Modernburrow.lah.cc takes on a history teacher's letter to a newspaper in a bid to reflect...

Thailand: An Unique Thai Tourist Attraction

Richard's Life in Thailand takes to an unusual tourist attraction that has not yet made it to the guidebooks.

Cambodia: Blog Training

The youth in Cambodia are very active helping their fellow citizen's learn blogging and get to grips with information technology. Vutha has some pictures from a recent training held in...

Singapore: Improving Singapore's Citizen Journalism Site

com125lo feels that a online participatory media site run by Singapore's main news paper has room for improvement. The blogger suggests that the site invite more bloggers to contribute and...

Philippines: Installing Ubuntu

Connie in Philippines describes her experience of installing Ubuntu, a popular distribution of Linux operating system on her daughter's new laptop computer.

Thailand: Celebrity Life

Gnarlykitty in Thailand witnesses her celebrity cousin with her fans and muses on celebrity lives. “I don't admire celebrities for being famous but I admire them for their abilities to...

Malaysia: Politician Takes on Bloggers

Susan Loone blogs about a Malaysian politician who asked the government to “act against ‘insiders’ who reveal information to Internet blogs and news portals.”. The same politician had earlier caused...

Indonesia: Laptop for MPs

Indonesia is considering equipping its MPs with laptops. Indonesia Matters asks “Now, what is the real purpose of them having laptop at the first place? I haven’t seen any argument,...

East Timor: Want a Native First Lady

Republika Banana wants Francisco Guterres “Lu Olo” to win the upcoming presidential elections in East Timor as the blogger wants a native first lady. The other candidates either have foreign...

Thailand: Farang Beggars in Bangkok

Metroblogging Bangkok points to a video interview with a professional foreign beggar in Bangkok. “You know those farang who sit on the overpasses with signs begging for Baht to help...

Malaysia: Saving Native Languages

Jewelle is happy that her native language is being made an examination subject. The blogger feels that this would help save the language from extinction. “So I totally laud this...

Cambodia: Cloggers get Press

Cloggers – a self coined name by Cambodian bloggers themselves are happy that the mainstream media has an article on them. Dee Deehas more.

Brunei: Lawar – Brunein Traditional Dish

Maurina introduces Lawar, a traditional dish in Brunei. “What is interesting about lawar is that, it does not require any conventional form of cooking, e.g. frying, boiling, sauteing, grilling. Not...

Philippines: Internet Star

Mike Abundo has a post on Christine Gambino, a Filipina nursing student in the U.S. Gambito is giving up her nursing career to pursue her online career. “With one fell...

Samoa: National Flag through the Ages

Fotu of Samoa looks at the evolution of Samoan national flag.

Malaysia: Lying Bloggers

S.K. Thew in Malaysia questions Malaysian Information Minister's advice to people asking them to give more weight to what they read on mainstream media compared to blogs.

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