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by Nereus
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 666
Views: 77961

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Back to "normal" days slaughter. ................................................................... Crashes claim 9 lives, 36 injured https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1449254/crashes-claim-9-lives-36-injured?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box Nine peo...
by Nereus
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 75
Views: 3416

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
:P
by Nereus
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Documentaries
Replies: 105
Views: 17344

Re: Documentaries

One I've just watched is BBC's Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough - it was great to see where I used to work in full HD. Some stunning camera work and always a pleasure watching Sir D.A. at work. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06vbz1l Researchers find 'catastrophic' coral die-off on Great...
by Nereus
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Astronomy, cosmology and space thread
Replies: 100
Views: 18281

Re: Astronomy, cosmology and space thread

SpaceX lifts off carrying new planet-hunter, TESS https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1448482/spacex-lifts-off-carrying-new-planet-hunter-tess?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box TAMPA - Nasa on Wednesday launched its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS,...
by Nereus
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 75
Views: 3416

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

“This kind of shark is so cute as kitties or puppies and is not fierce. But it doesn’t mean that if they are cute, they don’t bite. It is like kitties and puppies that also bite but they don’t mean to hurt,” said Dr Thon Thamrongnawasawat, deputy dean of Kasersart University’s Faculty of Fisheries ...
by Nereus
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 75
Views: 3416

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

Shark bites confirmed for Norwegian in Hua Hin https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1448066/shark-bites-confirmed-for-norwegian-in-hua-hin PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: A Norwegian tourist was bitten by a shark, officials confirmed for the first time on Wednesday, as they planned more safety measures fo...
by Nereus
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Is pla-ra safe to eat?
Replies: 25
Views: 1282

Re: Is pla-ra safe to eat?

Yuk! ..................................................... New standards set for fermented fish https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1448150/new-standards-set-for-fermented-fish Makers of fermented fish seasoning, known as pla ra, have welcomed new production standards just announced by the Agri...
by Nereus
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Which car would you feel safest in Thailand
Replies: 59
Views: 2962

Re: Which car would you feel safest in Thailand

I think the only SUVs based on s truck with the lousy suspension are the big ones like Fortuner and similar. I believe the Fortuner changed to a multi link rear suspension with the 2012 model. The earlier ones were just built on a Hilux frame, as was the Sportrider before it. But even with the new ...
by Nereus
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Massive exodus from Bangkok - 7 deadly days of Songkran begin
Replies: 25
Views: 1645

Re: Massive exodus from Bangkok - 7 deadly days of Songkran begin

Songkran road death toll up again https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1447887/songkran-road-death-toll-up-again The accumulated road death toll during the "seven dangerous days" of Songkran jumped to 418 this year, up about 7% on last year. From April 11-17, there were a total of 3,724 road ac...
by Nereus
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Customs at the airport
Replies: 3
Views: 531

Re: Customs at the airport

Not that I'm planning on bringing in anything off..........
I think that is just the cigar sniffing dawgs that you have to watch out for. :rasta:
by Nereus
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 75
Views: 3416

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

Well, now it has made the news! But what caused the injuries? :roll: .................................................................................... 'Shark attack' off Hua Hin beach prompts investigation https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1447486/shark-attack-off-hua-hin-beach-prompts-inv...
by Nereus
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Shark attacks in Australia
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Shark attacks in Australia

There have been two serious shark attacks on the same day in Australia. These sharks are not the "cute" playful little puppies that are being discussed in another thread. These are big fellows that make it clear whos place the ocean is: ..................................................................
by Nereus
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 75
Views: 3416

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

To me the most interesting thing was my son talking to the locals, and the fact they said it was a regular occurrence.
Oh well, that's good to know. I was beginning to think it was just some cute sharks having some Songkran fun! :laugh:
by Nereus
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2723
Views: 231444

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Well, for me it makes a nice refreshing change after the last few humid days. A nice clean breeze blowing and a comfortable temperature. Even the stinking haze has gone! :thumb:
by Nereus
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2723
Views: 231444

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Big storm in Bangkok. Raining on and off most of the morning. ...................................................................................... Bangkok, provinces battered by storms https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1447403/bangkok-provinces-battered-by-storms?utm_source=bangkopost.com&u...