Going Up In Smoke

Finally, do take a look at the following video shot in Varanasi. It’s rather enlightening, or even interesting, but far more interesting I find, are the responses from Thais who have seen it. Post by HappyPhoneMBK. From these responses, it would seem that the messages embedded in the video are: 1. Be grateful that you…

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How Artists Are Born

Heard this song while shopping at a minimart near my place. Very interesting theme. Love is more than intoxicating. It can turn a vulgar Ah Beng into a romantic poet. I wonder how many artists were made this way. Dewdrop Books – Fiction and non-fiction with a focus on the colourful and exotic Asian realm….

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No More Visa Runs

FOREIGNERS WHO do regular visa runs in order to extend their stay in Thailand have less than a month before a crackdown by the authorities to enforce immigration laws more strictly. From August 13, people will not be able to re-enter the country, regardless of their choice of transport. The Immigration Bureau has already instructed…

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Getting Even With Guns

Three university students were shot this morning in front of a bar on Kaset-Nawamin Road in Chatuchak district after they exchanged numbers with women at another table. Three students, all 21, from Kasetsart, Bangkok and Ramkhamhaeng universities said when they stepped out of the App-Radkaset bar, a pickup truck stopped in front of them, and…

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Romance Of The Three Kingdoms

Anyone familiar with Chinese culture will know that Romance of the Three Kingdoms is a great Chinese classic. Notwithstanding their territorial disputes with the Chinese, the Japanese adore this saga so much that they’ve created games and even cartoons to celebrate Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Indeed, this classic gives excellent insights into the trials,…

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