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East Timor – Well worth a visit

Sometimes it’s hard to know what the highlight of any particular holiday is until it’s all over. In the case of East Timor, I can confidently say that the best bit was not being eaten alive by a rogue saltwater crocodile. It was about half way through the trip, and…

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Philippines Rating Upgrade Unlikely as S&P Flags Duterte Volatility

MANILA, Philippines – (Reuters) – The Philippines is unlikely to get a Standard & Poor’s credit rating upgrade in the next two years, the agency said on Wednesday, citing President Rodrigo Duterte’s unpredictability and uncertainty over his domestic and foreign policies. S&P also raised the possibility it might downgrade the…