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Must Reads This Week

A few of the topics we here at knowmadic news are discussing this week: The biggest news event this week (so far) has been the Saudi Arabia–September 11 connection...

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The Creepy Social Credit System that Just May Become Reality in China

Most consumers the world over probably have some sort of “love–hate relationship” with their credit rating. Totally understandable. But how would you feel if your credit score were common...

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Thai Sex Industry Looks for Legitimacy

On the edge of Bangkok, Thailand, a 68-year-old woman runs a private “sex museum” that tries to establish legitimacy, as well as some respect, for an industry that is...

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The Nail that Sticks Up Doesn’t Always Get Hammered…

…at least not right away. Holdout properties—commonly referred to as “nail houses” in China—have been popping up with increasing frequency over the years amid the country’s prolonged urbanization efforts....

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Must Reads This Week

A few of the topics we here at knowmadic news are discussing this week: The biggest news event this...

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Pain on the Horizon for Kuala Lumpur (UPDATE)

As knowmadic news reported last year, many real estate professionals in Malaysia have labelled Kuala Lumpur’s property market “frightening.”...

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The Creepy Social Credit System that Just May Become Reality in China

Most consumers the world over probably have some sort of “love–hate relationship” with their credit rating. Totally understandable. But...

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Japan’s Off-the-Beaten Path Temples and Shrines

All roads lead to Rome, save when in Japan where it probably could be said all roads lead to...

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