The US Embassy went the conservative route. The UK Embassy, on the other hand, went crazy as a coconut with its message. Look at that tree!
In the early hours of December 4, Typhoon Bopha, known locally as Pablo, began its rampage across the Philippines on the island of Mindanao. The Category 5 Super Typhoon was the worst seen in some parts of the country for 100 years. Entire communities were flattened, along with acres and acres of crops. The death […]
Saturday's rally by anti-government, anti-democratic protesters proved beyond all doubt that Pitak Siam has neither the support nor the brain power to be considered a legitimate threat to the Yingluck administration. Only 30,000 people (at most) showed up – well below the million group leader General Boonlert Kaewprasit had been touting. General Boonlert was so […]
Here are some photos I took from the south side of today's Pitak Siam rally in Bangkok, next to the United Nations building. A bit of background from VOA: Opponents of Thailand's government held a one day rally Saturday, accusing the government of corruption and mal-administration. The government fears the protests are a prelude for […]
Tempo Semanal broke a story today about almost 8 kilograms of methamphetamine being seized in Dili, capital of Timor-Leste, arriving via Silk Air from Singapore to be sent on to Indonesia. Why this wasn't delat with in Singapore, I don't know. Warren Wright has a translation of the first part of the story: East Timor security […]