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Hong Kong Readies for Protester Vote

City Calm Ahead of a Vote Organized by Pro-Democracy Protest Leaders

Chester Yung, Fiona Law and Prudence Ho reporting: Hong Kong was calm Sunday ahead of a  453 more words


Tanzania And China Ink $1.7 Billion In Investment Deals

Tanzania and China have inked more than $1.7 billion in investment deals as Beijing deepens ties with East Africa, Reuters reported on Saturday.

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said in a statement on Friday that the money from the deals will be used to develop infrastructure, power distribution, and business cooperation. 246 more words

Emerging Markets

Old Hen Coffee Bar - 88 Rangoon Road #01-03 Singapore 218374

Now, I think I might have just found my favourite cold brew in Singapore. Mind you though, I am no coffee connoisseur. I don’t even like coffee. 191 more words


Vive la Vie: Outdoor Cinema

The city gets you riled up every now and then.

My friend Joanna and I spotted this little outdoor event over the weekend and decided that perhaps, we could use some time to actually do NOTHING but lie on the grass, listen to French songs, overdose on coffee and talk non-sense on and on and on.



“It’s when your driver starts to read about Gandhi and the Buddha that it’s time to wet your pants.”  

An interesting 24 hours…

No matter what time, you can guarantee one thing at the airport…taxi drivers hassling you for a fare and naturally offering you the ‘best price’. 222 more words


Thailand Colours

Shot at Chiang Rai City Navel

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.


Cambodia: in the rice fields

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, I spent a week in Hong Kong, went back to Malaysia for a day, and then flew to Cambodia for a week. 141 more words