Latest posts by Preetam Rai from September, 2007
New Mandala has summary of reactions from Japan on the Japanese Video journalists killing by Myanmar troops.
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 countries.
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 blogosphere is overwhelmed with news and photos. Because of that, Myanmar Junta got chickened out and banned the political blogs,...
Blog of Nyein Chan Yar writes that internet, landline and mobile connections are going down in Myanmar.
Cambodian blogger Mean Lux has posted images from a vigil they held in front of Myanmar embassy this morning.
Elizabeth Wong has posted images of the demonstrations that took place earlier today in front of Myanmar embassy in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.
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 East Burma are said to have left for Yangon. Rumors are rampant that there is trouble within the Army itself...
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 by a Burmese blogger.
Ms. K, a Cambodian blogger, remember a Burmese friends and asks readers to support the red shirt campaign.
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.
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 are great, the potential rewards to the country as a whole are greater. Images today speak louder than words.”
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.
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 basic human rights.”
Unspun says Indonesian first ever large scale bloggers gathering, Pesta Blogger, will be on October 27 in Jakarta.
South East Asian bloggers mental jog, unspun, Elizabeth Wong and Kelvin Quee are going to wear red in support of the monks in Myanmar
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 protests even after the ruling regime warned the people to stop the protests.
Jotman in Thailand is updating his blog with the latest happenings in Myanmar where the security forces have started breaking up the protests.
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 freedom and roll-back of price hikes announced earlier this month. Bloggers from the neighboring countries are posting their thoughts and...
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 led by Buddhist monks. It is the latest in a series of month long demonstrations against the military government and...
Yznw, A horror movie fan in Singapore has a lowdown on couple of required plot elements in Asian horror movies.
Diacritic highlights the protests happening in Myanmar and wants Vietnam to distance itself from Myanmar. In recent years Vietnam has increased its contacts with Myanmar.