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The South China Sea Newsletter: Volume 1 (February 2015)

Introduction: The South China Sea Newsletter, which starts from March 2015, provides monthly media updates on major events of the South China Sea disputes. The newsletter is aimed to keep readers informed on real situation of the South China Sea disputes in a systematic way for better understand of the disputes. 2,612 more words

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Sarangani wins an ASEAN Tourism Association Award

A surprise gift of Ms. Gina Lopez and the Green Initiative of Abs -Cbn Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation to Sarangani is the 2014 ASEANTA Award. Abs-Cbn as a partner of Sarangani in community based tourism initiatives enrolled the New La Union River Tubing and Eco Park as a contender for ASEAN Tourism Association’s search for Tourism Best Practices. 151 more words


Iskandar: Hoping for Chinese buyers? Dream on

Funny people M’suan developers. They miss fears of a property glut in Iskandar http://business.asiaone.com/property/news/housing-glut-worries-over-johors-mega-projects saying that the Chinese from China (not S’pore) will buy the properties. 79 more words


Today's ASEAN Children, Tomorrow's Future

I was once asked by one of my Thai co-teachers to help her in the speech of our pupil who will be joining an English speech contest. 377 more words

Today's Tidbit 25.02.15

AirAsia has launched a new Asean Pass program allowing passengers to a buy credit-based bargain with over 140 possible routes. Countries included in the 10-country association include Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, the Philippines, Laos, Burma and Vietnam. 56 more words


#THAILAND #New #100 #baht #bills to be in #use from #26th #Feb

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has unveiled the latest version of the 100 baht banknote, equipped with advanced anti-counterfeiting features. The new banknotes are scheduled to be in circulation, on 26th February 2015.///



The British bank HSBC is facing battles on multiple fronts. Already forced to apologize for helping clients hide their income from tax authorities, the bank also had to explain on Monday why its chief executive, Stuart Gulliver, went to lengths for years to hide his bonus, at least from his co-workers, … 230 more words