Beijing Protests US Sail-By in South China Sea
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A U.S. Navy warship sailed through South China Sea waters claimed by China Saturday in a "freedom of navigation" exercise, which China denounced as "grave misconduct." A spokesman at the Pentagon, Jeff Davis, said the passage by the guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur was intended to enforce the international right to sail through such crucial […]

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Japan's Central Bank Votes for Negative Interest Rates
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BANGKOK— In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan has decided to introduce an interest rate of minus 0.1 percent. The move affects current accounts held by financial institutions at the central bank, which previously offered a miniscule 0.1 percent on deposits. “There’s a risk of further falls in oil prices, uncertainty over emerging economies, […]

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US, Britain Hacked Into Israeli Drone Operations
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U.S. and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drone operations in the Middle East and monitored Israeli Air Force communications dating back to 1998, several media outlets reported Friday. The investigative website The Intercept, the German magazine Der Spiegel, and Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth daily attributed the disclosures they published Friday to former U.S. National […]

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Australian Open Final
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Looks like Murray is being put to the sword again.

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Cheap suits
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I sometimes wear a casual suit and my current one is pissing me off. Over the last 3-4 years I’m paranoid that people are starting to notice that I’ve been wearing the exact same one every time. I’m interested in getting a cheap-ish one tailor made in Bangkok. I’m not talking about some place a […]

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Ghostbusters Thailand
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5JyqXzMSgI

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What differences between Philippines and Thailand??
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I just got back writing to an old friend who’s dating a Phili lady with the hope of marrying her. He asked me for comparisons to what he pays for things and what I pay in Thailand. Basically asking which was poorer of the two? I’ve never been to the Phili’s so I looked it […]

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Koh Samui, Thailand daily weather update; 31st January, 2016
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Today’s weather; It’s clearing up over Koh Samui after a cloudy early morning  start. The forecast even predicts some early morning rain bit it looks like it may stay dry and become really sunny during the afternoon. Current temp at 7am is 29C Sunset at Fisherman’s Village yesterday evening taken from the terrace at Juzza […]

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