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What happens when you have to get a new passport abroad?

There I was, sitting at the Thai immigration office waiting to get my re-entry permit. Everything was going well, as I sat there waiting for my number to be called, flipping through my passport reminiscing on all the places I had been to, when all of a sudden it dawned on me that I only had 3 pages left in my passport. 593 more words

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Norway sets up new fund to combat marine litter : Asia and Africa among likely early beneficiaries

Pretoria: 23 October 2017

The battle against global marine pollution has been given a massive boost following an announcement by the Norwegian government of the setup of a fund totaling NOK150-million (or R258-million) for use in efforts to combat marine waste. 988 more words

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#54 Fukuoka Visits

Fall is consistently the busiest time of year for me since I became a CIR. Since we’re halfway through the Japanese fiscal year, requests for translations come in droves now that offices have settled from the April shakeup, done their planning, and are starting to really get rolling. 895 more words

From Will In Japan

Parking spaces for US consulate staff in Russia removed – State Dept

Published time: 14 Sep, 2017 15:26Edited time: 14 Sep, 2017 18:03

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The US State Department has claimed that Russia has removed parking spaces reserved for American consular staff outside mission buildings. 487 more words

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Visas before Breakfast

Tuesday June 25th 2017: Visa Day

My appointment was scheduled for 08:00, so I knew I needed to be up early to get there with plenty of time to spare. 687 more words


Adventure in Amsterdam

Goedemorgen! Only 8 days left. In 8 days, I will be driving to the airport to go to the United States of America. It’s crazy how fast time went by. 900 more words

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