Preetam Rai · June, 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 June, 2007

Brunei: Of Love and Trust

  28 June 2007

Old Man has some wise words for people who want to test the fidelity of their lovers. “Testing is bad. Because half of those tested would definitely fail. At the very least, it will bring doubt to the relationship. Doubt is not good to a relationship.”

Malaysia: China's Intention

  26 June 2007

The South East Asian Archeology blogs is not convinced of China's intention to back Malaysia to form an Asian organization similar to UNESCO.

Fiji: US Laws and Fijian Blogs

  24 June 2007

Digital Fiji highlights a Fijian blog that is asking its readers to attack tourists in a bid to destabilize the military government. The blogger urges Fijian bloggers to be aware of the laws in the US where the blogging service is based. “act of publishing these posts violates several criminal...

Indonesia: Visit Museums

  23 June 2007

Noelbynature links to a news article that has Indonesian president urging the people the visit museums. The blogger describes the changing nature of museums from the colonial times to the current days.

Indonesia: Visiting Borobudur

  20 June 2007

Blogger Ivan Henares from the Philippines is visiting Indonesia. Ivan writes about the largest man-made structure in the Southern Hemisphere, the Buddhist temple of Borobudur in Central Java.

Malaysia: Trying the Fruit

  20 June 2007

“I picked up a piece and put it to my mouth, mildy surprised that the smell didn't put me off in the least. It was buttery, like the ripest, oiliest avocado mashed to the smoothest paste. I tasted a hint of butterscotch, a smidge of avocado, lots of sweetness, and...

Singapore: Ancient Scripts of South East Asia

  17 June 2007

Noelbynature recommends an exhibition on Malay scripts current being hosted at the National Library in Singapore. “this is indeed a rare opportunity to see the epigraphy of ancient Southeast Asia in one collection.”

Vietnam: Food Safety

  17 June 2007

Saigon Nezumi wonders about the safety of the food in Vietnam. Local newspapers have been reporting on the investigations by authorities on local and import food products.

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