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Should You Tip an Immigration Officer? – NYTimes.com

My family and I traveled through a number of countries in Southeast Asia. Upon leaving Cambodia, the immigration officer asked me in a pleasant but direct voice, “Do you have a tip for me?” I pretended not to understand the nature of his question. He then repeated his request. With …

World’s postal services struggle with lower demand

OTAKI, New Zealand (AP) — The core letter business of many postal services around the world is in precipitous decline. While a boom in Internet shopping has helped increase parcel deliveries, data from a number of countries indicates this alone won’t be enough to save them. The once-proud postal services …