I am an educator and technologist always on the move. Working on bringing Africa and Asia closer.
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 to work very hard.
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 habit of refusing plastic bags when they shop. Our next step is to create even more bags which will have...
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 area clear just in case there is a need to open the emergency doors.
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 material that insulted the King and Islam.
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 campus plans.
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.
Singapore: Myanmar Culture Festival
MMHan is inviting Singaporeans to visit a Myanmar Traditional Show to be held in Singapore.