Month: August 2014

The Eternal Childhood

Another shooting incident, this time right in the middle of downtown Bangkok, 2 university students were waiting for the bus when a motorbike carrying a gunman opened fire on them. The female student was fatally wounded. The male student is recovering in hospital. BANGKOK: — A WELL-LOVED female student from the Rajamangala University of Technology […]

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Colour Blind?

A colour blind person is not really blind to colours. He just can’t distinguish some of them. Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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Purple Hearts

Purple symbolises magic, mystery, spirituality, the sub-conscious, creativity, dignity, royalty. Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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Sleeping Buddha

Post by Alan Tang. The co-founder of Apple and one of the most influential people the world has seen, Steve Jobs, has been reincarnated as a “divine being,” according to an abbot from a Thai Buddhist sect, Phra Thepyanmahamuni. What about this boy? Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful […]

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Rural Charms

When you travel to an exotic place, are you eager to leave the madness of the cities and immerse yourself in r Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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Rural Legend

Have you ever had any doubt that the countryside is more beautiful than the cities? Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm. Check out our titles.

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Generally Speaking

Farangs relying on visa runs to stay in Thailand had reason to panic. The military junta announced in June that it was cracking down on visa runners. Anxious to show the Thai public that they mean business, the military started taking action against foreigners. BANGKOK: — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bangkok has informed […]

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Nabber Nabbed

Some say that corruption is not a problem in Thailand. It’s simply a way of life and for centuries, Thailand survived pretty well in spite of all the corruption. A friend who travelled to Thailand overland through Malaysia once remarked that Thai policemen were honest as he didn’t see them collecting bribes from bus drivers […]

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Beautiful Endings

I only have a few favourite singers/musicians and I normally don’t pay much attention to the others – especially the boy bands and girl bands. However, a random search on YouTube turned out a tragically beautiful love story. I searched the Chinese engines to find out more and here is what I found. This Taiwanese […]

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High Standard Busking At Ximending

I chanced upon this duo at Ximending, Taipei while I was on a facial aesthetics course in Taiwan. Local girl Tina told me that Ximending only comes alive after 10.00pm. It was indeed a rather happening place full of unpretentious eateries and glaring neon (LED?) lights advertising all kinds of services from massage to hairdressing […]

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