Trump Heads Home With ‘America First’ Ringing In Asian Ears (5)

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Last evening Ted and I have been invited to Meena’s house for dinner. Meena is a scholar right here at SOLA (Meena is the young girl within the red scarf at the lunch table. The photograph shows a typical lunch with the SOLA family!) She went with me and Rauf to the orphanage. Ted and I set out early to keep away from traffic. BUT the taxi drive was yet again one other ordeal. We spent 2 ½ hours going about 15-20 miles. At one point the taxi just turned off the engine and we sat, and sat and sat. I questioned if it was really price it. I was feeling drained and pondering I should be dwelling packing.

For different leaders throughout Asia, however, Trump’s go-it-alone instincts must have represented a puzzling departure from his predecessors, who had been – to varying degrees – standard bearers of multilateralism, democracy and human rights. Although there have been few weighty deliverables from Trump’s tour, for Asian nations trying nervously at China’s growing assertiveness, it could be welcomed as an indication that his administration remains to be committed to the region. TripAdvisor’s referral revenue has come under strain after the corporate rolled out the moment booking characteristic, which permits reserving of resort rooms directly by way of the corporate’s website.

We crawled along for over an hour, transferring hardly at all. The driver would edge forward with a jerk after which slam on the brakes, honking at each car. The voices lastly calmed down, sirens quieted. The driver instructed he take us residence however we had heard from Vic that the restaurant was nonetheless open. It was much closer and we both decided it was higher to attempt to get there then head home. I really wanted out of the car. Besides, Deni has sent a text to Vic, who, once she heard what had occurred, immediately stated dinner was on her and a bottle of wine was waiting. We told the driving force we wished to go to the restaurant! Going home appeared loopy. Too far.

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