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The Night Wish Group Pattaya

Would You Want To Choose?

Perhaps, like many others you have a strong opinion as to how the government should be handling the CV -19 pandemic. Some people seem to favor the Swedish model in which that government has...

Providing a Rationale for Today and Girding for the Future

Today, Thailand entered Phase 2 of its recovery plan. Shopping malls are opening; the curfew has been relaxed a bit; some of the local stores which had been shuttered are opening. In Pattaya, many...

One More Reason To Love Thailand

I will turn 70 next month. Like many seniors, I have had a variety of medical and dental problems which have increased in frequency over the last ten years. With regard to the dental...

Make Decisions Based on Data, Not Drama

In 1999, there was a tragic shooting at a Colorado high school. The perpetrators murdered twelve students and one teacher. As a result of that event, many American schools adopted draconian policies such as...

Opinion: Increased Suicides During the Lockdown- Where are the facts?

OPINION: The headlines are alarming: “Study links virus fallout to suicides,” (Bangkok Post); “Thailand’s Covid-19 Lockdown Claims Another Suicide Victim,” (Chiang Rai Times). The various news stories pairing the lockdown with an increase in suicides...

Why I Stayed in Oz, Instead of Clicking My Heels For Home

In order to get back to her Kansas home in the “Wizard of Oz,” Dorothy repeats three times, “there’s no place like home.” Subsequently, upon awakening back at her parent’s farmhouse, Dorothy expresses delight...

A Look At Thailand’s Looming Helmet Problem

A couple of years ago on a trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I was struck by an interesting phenomenon traveling from the airport to my hotel. I saw perhaps more than a...

Lifting The Shutdown By Degrees

PATTAYA: Imagine that it is March 15. You are living in Pattaya and own a small business dependent in part upon nighttime trade. You are in a deep slumber for 45 days and upon...