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Preetam Rai · August, 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 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...

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...

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...

Cambodia: Encouraging Friends to Blog

Vutha is seeking ideas to encourage his friends to blog.

Cambodia: Best Rice in the World

Karen Coates at 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.

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