Preetam Rai · November, 2007

Latest posts by Preetam Rai from November, 2007

Malaysia: Indian Protests

  27 November 2007

Sophie writes about the protests by Malaysian Indians that took place on Sunday in Malaysia. The protesters are demanding fair treatment for Malaysians of Indian ethnicity.

Fiji: Hindi and Fijian for Children

  21 November 2007

Babasiga likes the idea of schoolchildren learning Fijian and Hindi, the languages of the two ethnic groups in Fiji but wants kids to learn local dialects too.

Thailand: Jotman Wins

  16 November 2007

Thailand based blogger Jotman has won the “Reporters Without Borders Award” in Deutsche Welle's Best of the Blogs (BOBs) competition.

Malaysia: Book Banned

  16 November 2007

Malaysian opposition politician Lim Kit Siang regrets Malaysian government's decision to ban a book by a progressive religious scholar from Indonesia. One of the commentator feels the ban is a good thing as now more people would be interested in reading it.