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  1. On enjoying one’s work; why Rooster could never retire It was the early 1980’s and I’d already fallen hopelessly in love with Thailand. Just one problem - money. Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236589-on-enjoying-one’s-work-why-rooster-could-never-retire/
  2. It was the early 1980’s and I’d already fallen hopelessly in love with Thailand. Just one problem - money. So where to go to replenish funds? Working in Thailand seemed a step too far. Neither the Nation nor the Post were hiring foreign reporters, they just needed sub-editors. Returning to the UK - just like nowadays - filled me with deep apprehension. So I plumped for the land of milk and honey, Australia! After brushing up my Aussie slang, I hoped to make my fortune then return to Krung Thep in glory with a fistful of dollars and enrol in a Thai course.
  3. The week in Thailand was dominated by the PM’s Monday announcement that the country would be reopening at last come November 1st. Once again the hapless PM seemed to have jumped the gun in an effort to boost his own political traction as the bearer of good news. And once again it backfired as the very people he is trying to woo - foreign tourists - expressed more confusion than ever in online forums with the oft heard refrain “I’ll just wait till there’s more clarity” far more prevalent than “Yippee, get me on a plane to Thailand”. On the face of it, Prayut's final grud
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