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Preetam Rai · May, 2008

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 May, 2008

China: Dealing with Negative Comments

China Digital Times has a post on how the Chinese police are using their own forum participants and blog comment makers  to deal with online negative comments. (via Imagethief)

China: Earthquake in Sichuan

Beijing based Singapore blogger Alvin writes about the quake in Sichuan being felt in Beijing this afternoon. “Robina called me frantically that the building was swaying. she grabbed Sally and...

Myanmar: Appeal for Help with Logistics

UNDAC has issued an urgent appeal for uplift equipment, warehousing facilities and transportation for the relief efforts in Myanmar.

Fiji: Blog Roundup

Failedparadise carries a round-up of Fijian blogosphere with links to notable posts from the last two weeks.

Myanmar: Claims of Cheating in Referendum

Irrawaddy.org reports of massive cheating in Burma's constitutional referendum on Saturday.

Myanmar: UNICEF's Urgent Needs

UNICEF is in urgent need of 500,000 buckets for their sanitation efforts in Myanmar. Donors can contact Roberto Saltori at Bangkok. Tel +6623569237 E-Mail: rsaltori AT unicef.org.

Myanmar: Unrealisting Expectations

Andrew Selth at The Interpreter says “governments and international agencies calling for immediate action in Burma seem to be over-estimating the regime’s capacity to respond”

Malaysia: Raja Petra Posts Bail

Detained Malaysian blogger Raja Petra has posted bail and is now at home.

Singapore: Supplies to Myanmar

Singapore based Myanmar citizens are sending their first batch of supplies for Myanmar cyclone relief.

New Zealand : Don't Let Microsoft Buy Facebook

Kiwiblog does not want Microsoft buying Facebook.

Myanmar: Cyclone Nargis

mmhan informs of a place in Singapore where one can make a donation to help out in the aftermath of cyclone Nagris that hit Myanmar.

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