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Preetam Rai · September, 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 September, 2007

Myanmar: Japanese Reactions to Journalist's Killing

New Mandala has summary of reactions from Japan on the Japanese Video journalists killing by Myanmar troops.

Myanmar: Prayer Meets and Support in Neighbouring Countries

Protest vigils and prayer meets in support of the protesting monks in Myanmar are being held in neighboring countries. This post has some images and videos from South East Asian...

Myanmar: Internet Blocked

The follwing post is from a Burmese blogger who wishes to remain anonymous. There have been massive support from Myanmar bloggers for the current protest activities, and the whole Myanmar...

Myanmar: Information Blackout

Blog of Nyein Chan Yar writes that internet, landline and mobile connections are going down in Myanmar.

Cambodia: Cambodians Hold a Vigil for Myanamar

Cambodian blogger Mean Lux has posted images from a vigil they held in front of Myanmar embassy this morning.

Malaysia: Demostration in Support of Myanmar

Elizabeth Wong has posted images of the demonstrations that took place earlier today in front of Myanmar embassy in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.

Myanmar: Soldiers fighting each other

Yangon Thu has linked to reports coming in from Myanmar (via Mizimma, in Burmese) talking about infighting between the factions in the army. “The Battalions from Middle Burma and South...

Myanmar: Soldiers back down in Mandalay

Monks continued their protests on Thursday, 27th September. The following post has links to the happenings on September 27, and eyewitness accounts and translated excerpts from Burmese blogs sent in...

Cambodia: Supporting the Red Shirt Campaign

Ms. K, a Cambodian blogger, remember a Burmese friends and asks readers to support the red shirt campaign.

Singapore: Rojak or Mixture Salad

Culture Shiok writes about the popular salad dish in Singapore and Malaysia called Rojak and how the societies in these countries are also referred to as Rojak.

Myanmar: Citizen Journalism

Bangkok Parlour on Citizen Journalism in Myanmar. “Citizen journalism has arrived in Burma. And, while the risks to those who courageously capture the deplorable realities of life today in Burma...

Thailand: Sharing Myanmar's Shame

Fringer says Thailand shares Myanmar's shame as Thai leaders are not making a stand against the ruling regimen in Myanmar and their handling of the protests by monks and civilians.

Myanmar: An Australian View of the Protests

Australian author and journalist Mark Bowling writes “History shows that eventually, regimes like Burma's military junta can't last. People need their dignity and are resilient enough to hold out for...

Indonesia: Bloggers Gathering

Unspun says Indonesian first ever large scale bloggers gathering, Pesta Blogger, will be on October 27 in Jakarta.

Myanmar: Wearing Red on Friday

South East Asian bloggers mental jog, unspun, Elizabeth Wong and Kelvin Quee are going to wear red in support of the monks in Myanmar

Myanmar: Updates From 26 September

A Burmese living abroad, An expatriate blogger in Thailand, a Malaysian politician and an Indian blogger share their views on the happenings in Myanmar. Monks and civilians are continuing the...

Myanmar: Warning Shots Fired Upon the Protesters

Jotman in Thailand is updating his blog with the latest happenings in Myanmar where the security forces have started breaking up the protests.

Myanmar: Voices from the Region

Myanmar's government is warning the protesters to stay off the streets following a large demonstration in Yangon yesterday. The protesters are being led by monks and they are demanding more...

Myanmar: Tens of Thousands Join Protest led by Monks

Myanmar bloggers are posting videos and pictures of the large protest that took place earlier today in Yangon, the former capital and the largest city in Myanmar. The protest was...

Singapore: Asian Horror Movies

Yznw, A horror movie fan in Singapore has a lowdown on couple of required plot elements in Asian horror movies.

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