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by Nereus
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: New Hua Hin Immigration and passport office
Replies: 71
Views: 7119

Re: New Hua Hin Immigration and passport office

Hmm, I guess there are several on here that would agree that I am one of the first to criticise Thais! BUT, how many places in each ones home country has an Immigration office in some town other than a place with a shipping port or an international airport, or a border crossing? They could very well...
by Nereus
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Cars with dashcams get 5-10% discount
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Re: Cars with dashcams get 5-10% discount

Dashcam discounts 'not an option' http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1217085/dashcam-discounts-not-an-option Regulators have stressed all insurance companies must give motorists discounts of 5-10% on auto insurance premiums for all vehicles equipped with closed-circuit TV systems (CCTVs) or be...
by Nereus
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Immigration to introduce 90 day reporting online
Replies: 219
Views: 21517

Re: Immigration to introduce 90 day reporting online

90 day report at HH immigration today took 7 minutes exactly in at 09:08 out at 09:15, is this a record? On line would take even longer. A better run than mine this morning! Arrived and collected ticket 0930 completed and away by 1005. Took longer than normal to process today as I had been 'out of ...
by Nereus
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Thailand International Kite Festival - WITH PHOTOS
Replies: 20
Views: 1796

Re: Thailand International Kite Festival @ Cha-Am

Does youse have the phone number of the one in the orange shirt? :twisted:
by Nereus
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Interfering Farangs
Replies: 17
Views: 1549

Re: Interfering Farangs

Having said that, I can't figure out why an Aussie would want an expensive cutlery set. Hmm, I gave up using my hands and a pointy stick after I came back from a contract in Sud Efrica. :neener: Actually, I have just spent around 150k Baht putting a new kitchen in my daughters Condo, and a full set...
by Nereus
Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Engineering and Technology Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 8545

Re: Engineering and Technology Thread

Concept for coolest rig on the road https://thewest.com.au/lifestyle/motoring/concept-for-coolest-rig-on-the-road-ng-b88405100z When you have more than 11,500 retail outlets and register some $626 billion in annual sales, you need to shift a lot of inventory around. So US group Walmart has its own ...
by Nereus
Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: News
Topic: Train runs over man in Hua Hin
Replies: 1
Views: 630

Train runs over man in Hua Hin

Train runs over man lying on rail track http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1213358/train-runs-over-man-lying-on-rail-track PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN -- A Kantang-Bangkok train runs over a man who was lying across a rail track in Hua Hin, killing him instantly early on Sunday, police said. Pol Lt Sam...
by Nereus
Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Speed limit for passenger vans proposed/minivans to be replaced
Replies: 43
Views: 3492

Re: Speed limit for passenger vans proposed/minivans to be replaced

A long commentary, but shows up just how ridiculous some of the logic is in this country. (open link for all of it) ................................................................................................................................ Bus plan forces van owners to reroute future http://www...
by Nereus
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 518
Views: 57029

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

And yet another one: ....................................................................... Three killed as BMW plunges into ditch http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1212901/three-killed-as-bmw-plunges-into-ditch RAYONG: Three family members, including a six-year-old boy, were killed and three...
by Nereus
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Where can I buy a wooden walking stick
Replies: 5
Views: 397

Re: Where can I buy a wooden walking stick

I want to buy a walking stick that doesn't scream 'hospital issue'. Something along these lines: walking stick.jpg Any ideas where I can find something like this in HH or Cha-am? I have several of those type bought from one of the small stalls that are in most Supermarkets. BUT beware, every damn o...
by Nereus
Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Interfering Farangs
Replies: 17
Views: 1549

Re: Interfering Farangs

So . . . . did you end up getting what you wanted or was that really "all they had" and the employees were telling you the truth all along? No, I pulled a well known Thai trick which goes something like "I know someone higher up than you", and called the Farang VP marketing manager. This was in the...
by Nereus
Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Interfering Farangs
Replies: 17
Views: 1549

Interfering Farangs

I submit this as a discussion topic, not as a target for those that make comments such as “go back to your own country”! I have a short fuse at the best of times, but when somebody treats me like the village idiot, then I am going to rapidly become “unglued”. Conversely, I will be patient with anybo...
by Nereus
Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Cars with dashcams get 5-10% discount
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Cars with dashcams get 5-10% discount

Cars with dashcams get 5-10% premiums discount http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1212337/cars-with-dashcams-get-5-10-premiums-discount Regulators have told insurers to give a 5-10% discount on net auto insurance premiums for vehicles equipped with closed-circuit TV cameras, including dashboa...
by Nereus
Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 518
Views: 57029

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Police family killed in highway collision http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1212309/police-family-killed-in-highway-collision CHAIYAPHUM - A police officer, his wife and teenage son were killed when their vehicle crashed head-on with a truck carrying chemicals in Muang district on Thursday ni...
by Nereus
Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Engineering and Technology Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 8545

Re: Engineering and Technology Thread

Worlds fastest ship. There is no truth in the fake news that Thailand has ordered 3 of them. :rasta: ............................................................................................. https://www.youtube.com/embed/qKrO5262fh4?rel=0 22 Megawatts per engine is 29,500 hp. Published on Jan 10...