Category Archives: THAI TRADITIONS; THE NEGATIVE SIDE

Rat eating Thai’s

Capt. Apinan Songkramchai and Pol.Lt.Col Benjapol Rodswasti of Klongluek police station, Sa Keao were searching for drugs and illegal goods at the entrance of Rongklear market at the Aranyaprathet checkpoint. Suddenly they sa w a Cambodian worker pushing a wheelbarrow … Continue reading

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“You think too much”

As I like to roam in and around wats (Buddhist temples) because of the art and the supposed serenity which I rarely find there anymore in the more “popular” and situated in the city ones unfortunately. Yes, art enough but … Continue reading

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From crisis to crisis: The danger of zero-sum thinking (Thailand)

Thailand has been beset by continuing crises for the past several decades. Some have been fleeting, some more lasting. These crises have run the gamut from economic to political, to cultural to climatic. All have caused turmoil to each of … Continue reading

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Drowning stray dogs (soi dogs) in Bangkok

Although I feel very sad about the suffering, mostly poor people, wading through the heavily polluted flood-water and waiting in their housing until the smelling water has been drained to the sea my thoughts are also going to the millions … Continue reading

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Coordination lacking, say overseas agencies (Thailand)

Humanitarian aid experts say that poor coordination between the government and international organisations, including the United Nations, is hurting flood relief efforts. Diplomatic sources said that while Bangkok had not made a formal request for UN assistance in the country’s … Continue reading

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Flood-hit Thailand declines offer of help: US Navy

L’histoire se répète, a very wellknown French phrase which means not more and not less: “history repeats itself” AGAIN!!!! Reminds me of the first days of the last Tsunami when the Thai authorities declined offers for help: “no we can … Continue reading

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