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ILRI@40: Video note on One Health research priorities in Southeast Asia

This year, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is marking 40 years of its international research by facilitating a series of events that highlight the ways in which livestock research advances the global development agenda, specifically for sustainable food and nutritional security, economic well-being and healthy lives. 141 more words

Agriculture

Flying with Jet Airways. Why cheap long haul flights aren't always a bad thing

I managed to get hold of a cheap flight via STA flying from London Heathrow to Bangkok for £340 one way! Yeah you read that right. 327 more words

Travel

Thailand's Best Elephant Experience

Almost as if they were waiting just for us, several giant Asian elephants approached us from behind and sat down. Differing from other animals, when a two ton domesticated animal sits down next to you and appears to smile, your heart pounds and fascination abounds. 1,331 more words

Moving To Malaysia

Today's Tidbit 21.10.2014

Joko Widodo was sworn in as Indonesia’s seventh president on Monday, becoming the leader of Southeast Asia’s largest economy as well as the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation. 170 more words

News

Thailand's Andaman coast: Patong, Phi Phi and Krabi Town

An hour and half after taking off from Singapore’s Changi Airport, we arrived at our next stop: Phuket, Phuket is one of the most-visited islands in Thailand and is famous for its nightlife. 1,356 more words

Travel

Coming Home After Ten Months in Asia

Nine countries in ten crazy months all done and dusted! I know it might not seem like a long time, but part of me feels like I’ve been on this journey for years.

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Backpacking

Thailand’s Elections? How About…Never

By Joshua Kurlantzick

On his way to meetings in Europe this week, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who still seems to believe all reporters will simply accept his word without question as if they were in the military, stopped to briefly lecture journalists. 303 more words

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