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by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat
Replies: 106
Views: 6711

Re: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat

Living here on a long stay non-immigrate visa does not make you a "resident" for tax purposes. In Thailand you become a tax-resident when you stay 180 days in a calendar year, regardless of your visa. Yes, tourists too. Obviously this isn't being enforced or effectively practiced, but it is the law...
by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2639
Views: 221782

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Big Boy wrote:
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:52 pm
I haven't seen a cloud in the sky for days.
Yes, but you already posted that you have to see an optician. :rasta:
by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2639
Views: 221782

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Hmm, weird weather. Some nasty looking stuff out to the east around the Airport, and it is now raining where I am in Bangkok. :?
by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 165
Views: 10797

Re: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread

An explanation of sorts: ......................................................................................... Bitcoin: Going back to the beginning https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/special-reports/1377735/bitcoin-going-back-to-the-beginning In recent weeks, bitcoin mania has crept to the fore. H...
by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 589
Views: 71319

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

One student killed, two hurt in Ratchaburi crash https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1378015/one-student-killed-two-hurt-in-ratchaburi-crash?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=article_news&utm_campaign=most_recent_box RATCHABURI: A student was killed and two others hurt, one badly, when an S...
by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Astronomy, cosmology and space thread
Replies: 92
Views: 17037

Re: Astronomy, cosmology and space thread

Geminid meteor shower visible Thursday night https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1378027/geminid-meteor-shower-visible-thursday-night?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The annual Geminid meteor shower should be at its peak on Thursday...
by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat
Replies: 106
Views: 6711

Re: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat

The need for a tax certificate when leaving the country was discontinued, not the requirement for residents to file tax returns. Anyway, I was only disputing the "no taxes" as an advantage to living here. I think there's another thread about tax, but when it comes to tax maybe ignorance is bliss. :...
by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat
Replies: 106
Views: 6711

Re: Biggest Benefit to Being Expat

I know that used to be the case in the late 80's early 90's but I thought the law had been abolished in 1991 or 1992. You had to pay it if you hade been living more than 180 days in the kingdom within a calendar year. You had to go to the tax office near Sanam Luang to do so. I have never heard of ...
by Nereus
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: News of the Weird - this just in!
Replies: 924
Views: 55360

Re: News of the Weird - this just in!

Want fries with that? ........................................................................... Astonished staff at Bibra Lake Red Rooster serve horse riders in the drive-through https://thewest.com.au/news/offbeat/astonished-staff-at-bibra-lake-red-rooster-serve-horse-riders-in-the-drive-through-...
by Nereus
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Child obesity in Thailand
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Child obesity in Thailand

Snack attack Schools and parents are the first line of defence in the growing child obesity epidemic https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/special-reports/1377167/snack-attack An average schoolchild requires 1,600 to 1,850kcal of energy per day. Let's say he eats three grilled pork skewers and a doughnu...
by Nereus
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Website of Bangkokpost hacked??
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: Website of Bangkokpost hacked??

Yes, I kept getting threat warnings earlier this morning. Site still down.
by Nereus
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Rare blood type needed (Bangkok)
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Rare blood type needed (Bangkok)

Mods, please lock the thread. Too late, he passed away. RIP

Thanks to VincentD for his offer.
by Nereus
Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: More demolition in Hua Hin - Chomsin road
Replies: 9
Views: 438

Re: More demolition in Hua Hin - Chomsin road

..........................turning left at that roundabout leads you onto Chomsin road. Hmm, and if you turn right, or go 3/4 of the way around the crazy round about, it is also Chomsin Rd. Or, you can turn left, then right at the even more crazy intersection and follow that road which will eventual...
by Nereus
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Knee Replacement
Replies: 10
Views: 457

Re: Knee Replacement

https://www.bangkokhospital.com/index.php/en/packages-promotions/total-knee-replacement-package But it is a "promotion" price! https://www.bangkokhospital.com/index.php/en/diseases-treatment/bangkok-hospitals-latest-knee-surgery-solution-offers-outstanding-outcomes And then there is this: https://ww...
by Nereus
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Rare blood type needed (Bangkok)
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Rare blood type needed (Bangkok)

A post on a pilots blog that I use is requesting anyone with the following blood type that could help out: ..................................................................................................... One of our brothers has been struck down with a rare cancer and is in need of our help. Can...