DANIEL ZAND WRITES – The COVID-19 outbreak has created what I refer to as a pause in the world. Schools are closed, many businesses have shut down, and we all are under lockdown staying at home. The stock market is dropping as well as our economy, and it is all…Full Article CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES: COVID-19 AND THE WORLDWIDE PAUSE
DANIEL ZAND WRITES – New efforts to contain COVID-19 are being enacted because on Wednesday, March 25, three new cases of the Coronavirus occurred. This is the largest increase ever experienced in one day within Singapore. And the feel uptick continues. Singapore has created new social distancing punishments. Coming…Full Article SINGAPORE: JAIL TIME FOR BREAKING SOCIAL DISTANCING LAWS
DANIEL ZAND WRITES — Fake Wagyu beef, also known as Kobe beef, is commonly sold throughout Japan. Having expensive value, Japanese restaurants and butchers are selling other types of beef claiming it to be Kobe Beef. For this reason, Japan is now finally conducting DNA testing that uncovers beefy imposters. Kobe…Full Article JAPAN: WHERE PEOPLE HAVE A FEW BEEFS ABOUT A LITTLE BEEF!
DANIEL ZAND WRITES- Thailand is known for its delicious street foods at cheap prices, yet this is changing. Food vendors have been forced to relocate to designated areas due to a government ban attempting to“return order to the capital city”. The ban was established shortly after the Thai military coup…Full Article THAILAND: MILITARY GOVERNMENT COOKS UP A DUMB COLD DISH
DANIEL ZAND WRITES– High priced athletic shoes have driven “sneakerheads” — shoe enthusiasts who collect and trade the products, particularly in basketball and skateboarding—to fake (as in knock-off) sneakers. The demand for them is booming, as the makers of brands like Nike and Adidas are well aware. Chan, a seller of fake sneakers in…Full Article Hong Kong: AMID ALL THE STREET CHAOS, A STEADY BUSINESS AMID THE SNEAKER-HEAD COMMUNITY