I am an educator and technologist always on the move. Working on bringing Africa and Asia closer.
Latest posts by Preetam Rai from August, 2007
Myanmar: Fuel Price Protests
New Mandala reports on the continuing protests against the fuel price rise in Myanmar.
Thailand: Online Video Sites Down, YouTube Works
Bangkok Pundit says Thai people can now access the previously banned YouTube site but couple of other video sites are not working.
Singapore: Unlikely Allies
Little Bridge finds African students taking the side of Chinese students in a campus fight with Mongolian students.
Malaysia: Bangsa Malaysia at Blog House
Young Malaysian blogger Aishah blogs about the recent gathering of bloggers in Malaysia.
Malaysia: Malaysia and AIDS
RantingsbyMM blogs about a recent conference on AIDS she attended in Sri Lanka. The blogger also touches on the attitude of some Malaysian officials who attend such conferences.
Brunei: Angel Investment Workshop
AnakBrunei attends and blogs about an Angel Investment workshop.
Brunei: Getting out of the Rut
Old man in Brunei contemplates the future of his country, one of the richest in South East Asia, and wonders if the easy going attitude of his countrymen will lead to Brunei loosing out to its neighbors.
Cambodia: Impediments to Widespread E-Commerce in Cambodia
Borin looks at the factors that might discourage Internet entrepreneurs from starting E-Commerce ventures in Cambodia
Vietnam: Papaya with Dried Beef
Cambodian blogger iCambo, currently in Vietnam, invites readers to try a Vietnamese dish that is very similar to another dish in Cambodia.
Cambodia: An Honest Monk
Ly Sochiet describes a visit to a Pagoda with his friends and meeting a monk who refused to take offering money from him and his friends.
Laos: Keeping Wildlife off the Dinner Table
Laotian food blogger Darly is wondering how to keep Laotians from serving wild animals in their eateries. “How can you explain to the average citizens on the importance of preserving wildlife? Most people that I met in Laos are making day to day living based on their surroundings. They don’t...
Singapore: Bloggers Slam ISP
Singapore bloggers are angry with one of their ISPs for revealing customer data to a company. The company was trying to find out people who had allegedly downloaded anime from the internet.
Cambodia: Encouraging Friends to Blog
Vutha is seeking ideas to encourage his friends to blog.
Cambodia: Best Rice in the World
Karen Coates at Epicurious.com says Cambodian rice is the best rice in the world. (via Details are Sketchy)
Cambodia: Why the Internet is Expensive
Borin blogs about the cost of Internet access in Cambodia and lists some factors that keep the prices high.
Singapore: Getting A Mac to Access Internet Over GPRS
Singapore tech blogger James Seng has instructions on how to access the internet on a Mac via your mobile phone.
Malaysia: Fun Look at Sibu
Kempua Talk takes a fun look at her hometown Sibu.
Malaysia: Fued over Appointing a Chief Judge
Malaysia Today writes about the impasse over appointing a Chief Judge in Malaysia.
Malaysia: Forum on Future of Malaysian Solidarity
Haris Ibrahim is inviting readers to join a forum titled “Bangsa Malaysia : The Way Forward”. The forum features some of the prominent Malaysian bloggers.
South East Asia: Abortion Policies
Bisean compares the abortions policies practiced by the countries in South East Asia and finds that Singapore and Vietnam have the most flexible policies.
South East Asia: Ghost Month
The Travellers Tale blog explains the origins of the Chinese Ghost Month feast.