I am an educator and technologist always on the move. Working on bringing Africa and Asia closer.
Latest posts by Preetam Rai from April, 2007
Myanmar: Electricity and Internet
As internet is becomes more popular in Mayanmar, the electricity supply gets more and more irregular. Myat Thura has more.
Brunei: Brunei Girl, Sex and Relationship
Katie-Ella who calls herself “an old married woman” but remembers being a teenager once writes a post for “young women out there who are still finding their way, (hopefully) enjoying their youth and trying to make sense of modern relationships” .
Fiji: May Day 2007
The intelligentsiya blog has a post on the significance of the month of May in Fijian political history. The blog urges the readers to “to use May Day 2007 as an instrument of passive protest against Fiji's ruling illegal junta has put paid to such misgiving, or, more candidly, such...
East Timor: Chinese Involvement in East Timor
Tumbleweed finds a Chinese petroleum company building a petrol station in Dili, the capital of East Timor. The post also some discussion on other construction projects that the Chinese are involved in.
Are you a “capitalist pig”? asks Indcoup and invites the readers to take a quiz to prove or disprove it.
Papua New Guinea: Remembering The Veterans
On ANZAC day, Islandbaby remembers the unacknowledged veterans who fought the Japanese in the Second World War. “And this year I Remember. I remember those who fought with the ANZACs and remain unacknowledged by many. Specifically the Australian Aboriginal veterans and from my corner of the world, the 55,000 fuzzy...
Singapore: Netcasting your Lesson
Rinaz in Singapore is calling out all teachers to emulate her friend Kevin who regularly videos his lectures and posts it online.
Myanmar: Respect for Sex Workers
Moe Moe urges men to respect sex workers and practice safe sex. “Least men who want to sleep with them can do, is to treat these sex workers with respect and try to have safe sex. Why should they be treated badly just because they are providing you with a...
Cambodia: Crocodile Attacks
Details are Sketchy says that one of the new year prediction of Cambodian royal astronomer is coming true. As predicted by the astronomer, there is a surge in the numbers of crocodile attacks in Cambodia.
Malaysia: Photographer Attacked by Rowdy Youth
Photographer Paul Choo describes how he and his companion were attacked by youth workers of a political party in Ijok.The blogger was invited by one of the candidates contesting the elections.
Fiji: Calling for Fijian Recipes
Gilbert Veisamasama, Jr is inviting readers to share their Fijian recipes on the Promoting Suva blog.
Myanmar: New Web Portal
Myatthura introduces a new web portal from Myanmar. “Still in beta stage, the web portal has some important features such as Myanmar news, International News, Forum, Books, entertainment, etc.”
Malaysia: Taiwanese Girls
Cheeserland is visiting Taiwan with her friends and she can't stop admiring Taiwanese girls. “But really, I can’t help but admire Taiwanese girl’s fashion sense. They put on the right amount of make-up, wear the “big eye” lenses, have their lashes extended and their hair styled to a flawless perfection....
Cambodia: Surviving Street Food
Phnomenon has a “rough guide to surviving (Cambodian) street food“
Cambodia: Fish Sauce Used to Punish Reporter
Vutha writes about a Cambodian official who splashed fish sauce on a reporter. The official was unhappy with the reporter for publishing a humiliating story about him.
Singapore: Intimacy and Sex
The blogger at The Miracle Season writes about people frowning on teenagers displaying intimacy in public places, peer pressure and teenage sexuality issues. (via tomorrow.sg)
Vietnam: Vietnam Readings
Chris Harvey compiles a list of his favorite books about Vietnam.
Cambodia: Bloggers Mekong Cruise
Kalyan Keo has pictures from a bloggers cruise on Mekong river. The numbers of young bloggers in Cambodia who blog in English is increasing and you can meet some of them (including Global Voices Cambodia contributor Tharum Bun) in this post.
Laos: Lao Student Become a Pop Star in Vietnam
Samakomlao blog has pictures of LaoKeota Xayyasing who has become a popular pop star in neighboring Vietnam where he is currently studying.
Thailand: Call to Free Thai Cinema
FACT – Freedom Against Censorship Thailand is urging the National Legislative Assembly and The Thai Government to free Thai cinema from the whims of censorship authorities. “We demand the National Legislative Assembly decree the movies a form of mass media, and that it be liberated from the shackles of state...
Thailand: Infocomm Minister and the World Wide Web
Bookish has a probable explanation on why Thai authorities seem to have lot of trouble with the online world these days.