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Hot As Bangkok

I’ve been going to Thaialnd since the early 90s. I quickly learned that April was the hottest time of the year. 2014 will be no exception and according to the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand this coming Sunday the sun will be directly over the City of Cmiles. It should be a hot one. […]

Thailand’s Happiness Index Deficit

In 1972 Bhutan’s King Jigme Singye Wangchuck attempted to reform his country’s feudal economy on a Buddhist spiritual level rather than a capitalistic model. To best judge his efforts the king created a Gross Domestic Happiness Index based on life satisfaction, life expectancy at birth, and ecological footprint per capita. The Wall Street Journal ignores […]