Filed under: links, stuff
“Heavens to Mergatroid,” gushed Magaret, “I’m
feeling ever so light-headed after all that gin fizz.“
- A clear indication of the seriousness of the global economic stultification we’re all facing is the fact The New York Times’ 36-hours in Hanoi-guide suggests heading to international bia hoi corner. It’s curtains for you Monsieur Metropole! The New Yorkers are shunning your caviar and champagne cocktails and going street. Boo ya.
- Speaking of words beginning with ‘metro’ — Hanoi is merely seven years away from going undergound, or so they would have us believe. I really think they should just say it’ll be finished in 2028 then everyone will be really impressed when it’s done in, say, 2021. Not that I’m doubtful…
- Fake police nabbed by not-fake police in Sunny Saigon. “Police said N. black-mailed the offending racers and then released them. If a driver tried to resist, N. and his accomplice would club the offender, demanding that he offer them abribe…”
- Here’s a good idea — maybe: a map of all the construction sites in TPHCM… (an article in the SNooze here), so you can work your way around them (in theory).