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Russian Tourists Are Cancelling Their Vacation Plans In Thailand

Hard times have fallen on Pattaya, a beach resort about 60 miles southeast of Bangkok, as Russian tourists cancel their vacation plans amid the collapse of the ruble… 304 more words

World

shantiepc reblogged this on The EndPoint Business Blog and commented:

In our connected world, nothing happens in isolation. The Russian rubble collapse is now affecting the Thai tourist market.

HEAD OF STRATFOR, ‘PRIVATE CIA,’ SAYS OVERTHROW OF YANUKOVYCH WAS ‘THE MOST BLATANT COUP IN HISTORY’

“… George Friedman, who is the Founder and CEO of Stratfor, the ‘Shadow CIA’ firm, says of the overthrow of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych that occurred on February 22nd of 2014: “It really was the most blatant coup in history.” Perhaps he is saying this because of… 74 more words

Liars Vs Truthers

Nastia Liukin

Autographed Picture of Ms. Nastia Liukin.

(Russian-American Artistic Gymnast & Former Olympian)

Autograph

Notebook orders from Russia decreasing, say Taiwan ODMs #cloud #cloudcomputing

Notebook orders from channel retailers and regional brands in Russia have been decreasing due to impacts of the Russian rouble’s drastic devaluation, according to Taiwan-based ODMs. 37 more words

Taiwan

Another excerpt from the New Story of Ranger....... any name suggestions from anyone??????

“Yes, I’ll arouse dad, come with me.” I commanded, turning on my heels to run back up stairs and arouse my family. Dad was already out of his room shouting at me to get dressed. 71 more words

Adventure

Volatility and fragility

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, along with Gregory F. Treverton, has an insightful (as to be expected) article on fragile regimes in the latest Foreign Affairs (Jan 2015). 70 more words

Reading

A plan for nuclear power in South Africa is being slammed by Earthlife Africa..If it keeps your lights on would you support nuclear?

JOHANNESBURG – Earthlife Africa on Wednesday criticised government’s plans to build new nuclear power stations, saying it was not being transparent and that large scale energy infrastructure projects were not the solution to the energy crisis. 350 more words

Mozambique