Monthly Archives: February 2014
He tailgated, overtook and braked dangerously in front of two cars. He also got out of his car to rebuke one of the drivers. His idiotic acts were captured on two videos and uploaded for the world to see. Then … Continue reading
Today is Valentine’s Day. I’m not going to go into why it has nothing to do with Valentine of Rome, a priest who was martyred about AD 496. I’m not going to raise an eyebrow at hotels blatantly promoting “staycations” … Continue reading
Officials at Copenhagen Zoo decided that Marius the young (18-month-old) and healthy baby giraffe at Copenhagen Zoo had to go. The reasons cited were lack of space and the need to comply with European rules on in-breeding. The animal had … Continue reading
A Big Ben super grain. The Big Ben brand had its genesis when the Gubbles family opened a retail pipe and tobacco store in the Netherlands in 1870.
Singapore has sent a strong signal to Indonesia that it opposes the naming of an Indonesian warship after two marines who carried out the bombing of MacDonald House in Singapore in 1965, causing deaths and injuries. However, Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister … Continue reading
An ad from Central Pattana, Thailand’s largest retail property development and management arm of the Central Group, started and still owned by Thais who are ethnic Chinese, and who have obviously forgotten their roots. After negative reaction from the public, … Continue reading