Finned sharks. Photo by Sebastián Losada, Wikipedia Commons.
Finned sharks. Photo by Sebastián Losada, Wikipedia Commons.


Are We Winning The War Against Shark Fin Soup?

By Graham Land The swelling tide of new money in Asia has resulted in some serious conservation concerns. Rapid economic growth in countries like China and Vietnam has equipped millions who were previously excluded from enjoying luxury goods with unprecedented buying power. As a result, the thirst for items associated with status and mythical healing […]

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Islamic State flag


Islamic State Is Now Chasing Al-Surooris – OpEd

By Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed Extremism has reached unprecedented level in the present time. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, renamed Islamic State (IS), which has assumed frightening proportions, is now not only threatening the United States and Arab governments but also terrorizing other extremist outfits. It has particularly declared a war against the Surooris, […]

Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo by Government of Thailand, Wikipedia Commons.
Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo by Government of Thailand, Wikipedia Commons.


Thai Immigration Officials Say Digital Nomads OK To Work On Tourist Visas

By Casey Hynes Digital nomads – people working remotely or running online businesses – in Thailand can legally work there on tourist visas, said immigration officials in Chiang Mai. CityNews Chiang Mai reported that immigration officials addressed the digital nomad question at a seminar this week, following a recent visa crackdown that raised questions about […]

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