Author: RJ Sausa

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RJ Sausa has been working in Thailand as an educator for ten years now. Currently, he is a freelance writer and educational consultant.

Immigration moves to impose heavier sanctions for failure to report foreigners staying in Thailand

In a report by Thailand News Agency on Monday, Thai Immigration is proposing to impose heavier penalties for failure to notify Immigration Office of foreigners staying in Thailand. The 1979 immigration rules are considered to be lenient when in comes to notifying addresses of foreigners staying in Thailand. There will be (11) eleven proposed changes… Read more »

Happy Birthday President Duterte

The Malacañang Palace conveyed its birthday greetings to the Chief Executive through the Philippine News Agency as President Rodrigo Duterte celebrates his 74th birthday today. The Palace wishes the President a “sound mind” and a “sound body” to help him finish the goals he has set for the country. “Destiny designed your name: Rodrigo Roa… Read more »

AirAsia apologizes for ‘Get off in Thailand’ advert blunder

A campaigner at Collective Shout, Melinda Liszewski, took to twitter her dismay over the advertisement of AirAsia “Get off in Thailand,” accusing AirAsia for promoting sex tourism in Thailand. The AirAsia advertisement was posted around the city of Brisbaine in Australia to promote its directly flights from the city to Bangkok. Collective Shout is a… Read more »

INFOGRAPHIC: One Minute on the INTERNET

Look how powerful internet has grown in 2019. The numbers are so enormous that the infographic can only show one minute time scale. The numbers are on an epic scale. Here are a few key numbers to show what internet looks like in 60 seconds: 188,000,000 emails sent !!!!! 4,500,000 Youtube videos viewed 390,000 apps… Read more »

STUDY: Being too handsome is not good for your career

If you didn’t get the promotion, don’t worry. You’re probably too handsome. Here’s why… A research conducted last year authored by professors from London Business School and University of Maryland concluded that very good looking men are less likely to be offered jobs because they intimidate bosses. The researchers found that “men were hiring other… Read more »

World’s best teacher changing lives in Africa

Peter Tabichi, a secondary Math and Science Teacher at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Nakuru, Kenya, won the 2019 Global Teaching Prize awarded by the Varkey Foundation on March 24, 2019. Tabichi received USD 1 Million as part of the award. Hugh Jackman, the Wolverine and Greatest Showman star, presented the award. He calls… Read more »

Philippines UP; Thailand DOWN in 2019 World Happiness Report

Philippines is the 69th happiest country in the world, an improved ranking from 71st ; while Thailand went down to 52nd from 46th last year. 156 countries were included in  the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network’s 2019 World Happiness Report. For the second year, Finland remains to be the happiest country in the world, while South… Read more »