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Preetam Rai · July, 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 July, 2007

South East Asia: Overworked Human Rights Commission

Rajan Rishyakaran feels that if there is ever going to be a ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) region wide official human rights organization, it is going to have...

Malaysia: Blogger Becomes Politician

KTemoc comments on Malaysia's popular blogger Jeff Ooi's switching his political affiliation to another political party.

Philippines: I am not Plastic

Cathy introduces her new venture that reduces plastic waste by creating their own range of fashion conscious reusable shopping bags. “Our initial step is to get Filipino shoppers into the...

Indonesia: Air Safety Compromised

Indi is blogs about a plane he took recently where the overwing emergency doors were blocked by seats. Usually, seats are not placed next the emergency exit to keep the...

Cambodia: Guide to Phnom Penh Restaurants

Phnomenon posts his list of top 13 restaurants in Cambodian capital city Phnom Penh

Malaysia: 70's India and Current Malaysia

South East Asia based Indian blogger Rana find parallels in Malaysia's crackdown on bloggers and Indira Gandhi's muzzling of Indian press in the 1970s.

Malaysia: Scaring Online Writers

Rocky's Bru comments on a Malaysian minister's statement that he will use all possible laws and acts to stop bloggers from writing on sensitive issues.

Thailand: Anti-Coup Protest

Bangkok Pundit comments on an article in Bangkok Post. The article criticized United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the body that organized an anti-coup protest on Sunday.

Malaysia: Police Report Made Against Political Commentary Site

Susan Loone writes about a Malaysian commentary site Malaysia Today. The current ruling party in Malaysia, UMNO, filed a police report against Malaysia Today. UMNO alleged that the site had...

Philippines: State of the Nation Address

Inside PCIJ blogs about the reactions to Philippines president President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s state of the nation address.

Vietnam: Vietnam's BPO Aspirations

With more that half of its population less then 25 years old, Vietnam has a potential to be a good outsourcing center says SaigonNezumi

Philippines: Getting over your ex-boyfriend

SexyRexy has some tips that will help get over your ex.

Myanmar: Martyr's Day

Fifty Viss and Nyein Chan Yar remember Burma's Martyr's Day

Thailand: Attractions along the Sky Train

Richard Barrow has posted a guide on exploring Bangkok along the Sky Train route.

Thailand: Uethical Thai Journalists

The Lost Boy says Thai language journalism needs to improve its ethics.

Singapore: 7 Bloggers Marina Admires

Singapore blogger Marina lists seven Singapore bloggers she admires.

Cambodia: Scheduled Posts on WordPress

Vutha from Cambodia has a tutorial on how to do scheduled posts in WordPress blogging platform.

Cambodia: Better Food Safety

Borin in Cambodia is demanding better food safety. “I can’t sit and see my family, friend, my colleague, eating unsafe food everyday without knowing how to stop it.”

Singapore: Singapore Education

Modernburrow.lah.cc argues that “comprehensive university education is best left in Singaporean hands”. The author is referring to a recent decision by an Australian university to pull out of its Singapore...

Philippines: Why are the Marines Dying

RedBlueThoughts tries to figure out why the Filipino marines are finding it hard to beat the extremists in Southern Philippines.

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