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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

Philippines: Taking back the “Sexy Filipina” Search Keyword

Noemi is not happy with the internet search result for the word Filipina. The blogger is urging fellow bloggers from Philippines to collectively beat the porn and smut marketers by...

East Timor: Growth Aspirations

Tumbleweed in Timor Lorosae feels “every country deserves the equal chance of making some developmental faux pas“

Brunei: Of Love and Trust

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...

Singapore: Singapore's Hit Band from the 1960s

The mod-ified music blog features audio clips of an interview with two of the members of a popular 1960s local band .

Cambodia: Eat and Sleep

Antidote to Burnout introduces an unique restaurant concept that he encountered in Cambodia.

Philippines: Manila's Lopez Museum

Torn and frayed in Manila urges readers to visit the Lopez Museum in Manila. The blogger considers the museum one of the well kept secrets in Manila.

Indonesia: Jakarta, Top Blogging City

Enda points to a Businessweek article and says Jakarta is on par with Beijing and Mumbai when it comes to blogging.

Indonesia: Remembering The Asian Crisis

IndCoup remembers the Asian financial crisis of 1997 and compares it to the current economical environment.

Malaysia: China's Intention

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

Singapore: The best word

When you really mean you are sorry, according to Estee, its the best thing on earth.

Fiji: US Laws and Fijian Blogs

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...

Singapore: Second Life Meetup

DK is inviting readers to a Second Life Meetup. The blogger also adds that the virtual world now has more than 400 users in Singapore.

Indonesia: Visit Museums

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...

Malaysia: Cartoon Characters in Parliament

Malaysian blogger Cowboy Caleb feels with Malaysian parliamentarians around, one does not need to watch cartoon network.

Singapore: Making Singaporeans Happy

Tan Kin Lian shares his tips on how to lead a happy life in competitive Singapore. The blogger invites readers to add to his list of tips.

Indonesia: Visiting Borobudur

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

“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...

Malaysia: Rising Crime and Tourist Safety

The blogger at 4896 bog does not know if he should laugh or cry at Malaysia Tourism director general's comments that Malaysia is safe for tourists.

Singapore: Ancient Scripts of South East Asia

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...

East Timor: Obscure East Timor?

Living Timorously blogs about businesses and individuals who continue disregard East Timor as an independent country.

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