Kirsten Han is a Singaporean blogger, journalist and filmmaker. She is also involved in the We Believe in Second Chances campaign for the abolishment of the death penalty. A social media junkie, she tweets at @kixes. The views expressed are … Continue reading →
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Three passengers on board a Thai Airways plane travelling from Bangkok to Beijing last month got into the fight of their lives after an apparent argument over seats. The fist brawl between the three Mandarin-speaking passengers started when the woman … Continue reading →