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Mercantilism colours Asia view

Published in The National Business Review (Auckland), 2 April 2015

To begin with an anecdote, a Western diplomat recently told me about a meeting he once had with a Chinese counterpart. 954 more words

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我的工作狂老公 - my workaholic husband

I was thinking a lot before should I write this post. I know my (unwanted) unemployment due to previous visa-related issues had an impact on this whole situation… 1,160 more words

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Scintillating Singapore: An International City That Is Actually A Microcosm of Asia At Its Core

Burnt to ashes by the Portuguese in 17th Century, the city remained in obscurity until East India Company took over and led to formation of present day Singapore which consisted of original inhabitants Malays, Chinese and Indians. 247 more words

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The Bamboo Train

Hurtling down a rickety track, bracing for bumps, and feeling the air hit my face as we rush past the countryside. It’s a guaranteed way to make me smile. 355 more words

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Simply elegant, Nepal!

Visit the Everest Region of Nepal, homeland of the Sherpa people. Explore the Khumbu at g.co/treks. 12 more words

Nepalese & Nepal

Trip Report: Singapore Airlines A380 Suites Class Shanghai-Singapore

INTRODUCTION

After flying 12,000 miles traveling from SFO-LAX-BOS-SFO-ICN-NRT-PVG, I finally was getting ready for the penultimate part of my trip, the beginning of my around the world trip in First on Airbus a380’ s. 2,178 more words

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