Follow Friday #2


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Welcome to the second instalment of Follow Friday, in which I round up some of most interesting things I've come across in the week prior, sourced from news, blogs, Twitter and all the rest. As always, check out my bookmarks to see what I've been reading or simply follow me on Twitter to stay even more up to date.

YouTube founders relaunch Delicious, rebuilt from the ground up
Delicious.com got a makeover this week. It looks very nice, but ultimately not a whole lot has changed.

The Real Victims in Southern Thailand's Insurgency
By Robert Horn for Time, coming off the back of a report by Amnesty International released this week.

Indonesia: Suicide Bomb Blast at Protestant Church
Another bomb in Indonesia.

Indonesia: why Facebook?
Great post about social media in Indonesia.

Pakistan floods appeal launched
Plan this week launched an emergency appeal to help families affected by the latest flooding Pakistan. I also created a short slideshow of some of the people Plan has been working with.

A brief musical interlude now with this great track from xKore.

Thai man kills friend in Russian roulette
A peculiar story from Thailand.

Seizure of Chuwit's Bt3.4 million related to prostitution ring
Thailand's most controversial politician in the news.

Raunchy ‘Itchy Ear’ song exposes Thai sexual hypocrisy
Blog post from Saksith about a lewd song that has everyone in Thailand up in arms. Wanna hear the song? Here it is, but be warned, it is rather graphic.

Yikes!

Here's a photo from Indonesia to calm the mood, by Noken.

Another Sunset at Prambanan
Another Sunset at Prambanan

And finally, some Twitter users I think you ought to follow: @PlanGlobal @tidesgal @bugexplorers @georgedarroch @Disco_Infiltrat @NickDay13 @saksith

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2 thoughts on “Follow Friday #2

  1. I appreciate the time and effort you put in these posts, did you post these stories to G+ as well ?
    Some have escaped me…

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