Monthly Archives: April 2014

Last but Not Least

Time flies. We have already come to the end of the semester, and eventually, the last blog of mine. To be frank, it takes me so long to finish the blogs each week, and Thursday’s night is always the time … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim Deal Could Reduce Chance of Unintended Conflict in Contested Seas

The article titled “Pacific Rim Deal Could Reduce Chance of Unintended Conflict in Contested Seas” in The New York Times newspaper provides a promising solution for the prolonged maritime conflicts among the Pacific countries, particularly China, Japan and the United … Continue reading

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Loy Kratong Festival: The Festival of Light

On the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, the tide in the rivers is at its highest and the moonlight is at its brightest. This is the time when Thai people gather and celebrate “Loy Kratong Festival” or … Continue reading

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Talk a chance for Russia to Step Back on Ukraine

According to the article called “Talks a chance for Russia to Step Back on Ukraine” in The New York Times newspaper, the United States and European nations are deciding on whether to impose additional economic sanction on Moscow. The scheduled … Continue reading

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Wai :Thai Simple Gesture that is Not Simplistic

In my previous post, I know it does not make sense that the content was shifted abruptly from the appreciation of Pennsylvania weather to the precious culture of Thailand. Actually, I first intended to grumble over the extremely hot weather … Continue reading

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NATO Commander Says He sees Potent Threat from Russia

The article entitled “NATO Commander Says He sees Potent Threat From Russia” in The New York Times newspaper provides an insight into the American authority’s viewpoint towards Russian military movement. Since the entire content is based on the interview with … Continue reading

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Songkran : Thai Culture and Water Carnival

As the chilly snow of winter melted away, it is time to officially say hello to the warm sunlight of spring. Many people have told me that spring sunlight is the sign of beginning. Never had I believed this claim … Continue reading

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Russian Rebooted Army, in American Newspaper?

According to the article called “In Crimea, Russia Showcases a Lean, Fit and Rebooted Army” in The New York Times newspaper, the development of Russian armed force is on the alarming rise. The author starts from describing the previous incompetence … Continue reading

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