Ringgit, oh ringgit

ONCE upon a time, some of us were used to going to Singapore to do our annual shopping when the exchange rate between the ringgit and the Singapore dollar (SGD) was still relatively reasonable.

However, in recent years, that relative reasonableness has disappeared, and for some, a new shopping paradise was found in Thailand, where the inexpensive food and lodging was seen as affordable as it was easy to convert the baht (THB) to the ringgit based on the exchange rate of 10:1, or ten THB for every one ringgit (MYR).

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