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by Nereus
Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Poor choice of dashcams on Lazada!
Replies: 32
Views: 870

Re: Poor choice of dashcams on Lazada!

I use a Garmin GDR 45, expensive but reliable. What is a good cheap device to playback the video when Mr. Plod needs to be shown what happened? I do not have a fart phone, and I do not usually carry my laptop around with me, unless going on a long trip. The cam uses a micro SD card and plays back on...
by Nereus
Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Which Mobile Phone?
Replies: 367
Views: 36203

Re: Which Mobile Phone?

At the start of the year I bought a Vivo Y31 from a shop on the top floor of M.V. Now this phone is ideal for me..does everything I need, dual sim, 4g,good camera & at 4000B new to me it's a good package. (When I got this in Feb. hardly anyone had heard of 'Vivo'..now their products are everywhere,...
by Nereus
Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Charging for plastic bags in Thailand?
Replies: 79
Views: 11454

Re: Charging for plastic bags in Thailand?

Run for your life -- every step counts https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1365391/run-for-your-life-every-step-counts Metropolitan Police Bureau deputy commissioner Chiraphat Phumchit said running events in the inner city might be banned. He said this after it was apparent the Rama VIII Bri...
by Nereus
Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 581
Views: 70323

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Jeez, another one. How the hell can this be stopped? ...................................................................... 14 burnt to death after van crash in Sing Buri https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1366171/14-burnt-to-death-after-van-crash-in-sing-buri?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_med...
by Nereus
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand floods of 2017
Replies: 103
Views: 13586

Re: Flooding ravages Phetchaburi, southern highway

Flooding ravages Phetchaburi, southern highway https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1365571/flooding-ravages-phetchaburi-southern-highway Published: 23/11/2017 at 11:45 AM Online news: PHETCHABURI: The Phetchaburi river has burst its banks, overflowing into the municipal area, wreaking havoc in...
by Nereus
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Number plate replacement
Replies: 12
Views: 614

Re: Number plate replacement

Never had cause to have to do it, but a quick search brings up the fact that you should report it to the police first. Evidently there is a form(amazing) they fill in and you have to keep a copy, so that when you get stopped for no plate you can show the receipt. Then you have to go to your local DL...
by Nereus
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2634
Views: 220980

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

There is a photo in the Bangkok Post of a house in Hua Hin showing the flood up around the peoples waist:

https://www.bangkokpost.com/photo/photo ... -in-photos
by Nereus
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Number plate replacement
Replies: 12
Views: 614

Re: Number plate replacement

Was it a red plate, or a permanent plate?
by Nereus
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: House market in Hua Hin
Replies: 31
Views: 1791

Re: House market in Hua Hin

in the early 80's when I first came to Thailand the fx rate usd/thb was 22, and again in 1997 the Asian market crash it went to nearly usd/thb was 50, Actually, the Thai Baht was pegged at 25 Baht to the US Dollar from the early 80,s up until it was floated on 2nd July 1997. It reached a low of 56 ...
by Nereus
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 105
Views: 7807

Re: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread

Bitcoin hurtles past $8,000 https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/world/1363968/bitcoin-hurtles-past-8-000?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box SYDNEY/MOSCOW: Bitcoin’s relentless and volatile rally shows no sign of abating, with the world’s largest cryptocurren...
by Nereus
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2634
Views: 220980

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

You're normally excellent with this stuff Nereus, but I'm afraid you got it wrong this time. I was the proverbial drowned rat to prove Ha,Ha, been expecting this! :D I did not predict that it would not rain! What I was agitated about was the dire warnings that the whole country was going to be unde...
by Nereus
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: International Fleet Review 2017 - Pattaya
Replies: 17
Views: 1099

Re: International Fleet Review 2017 - Pattaya

I guess you mean you can't go anywhere near the fleet?
by Nereus
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: International Fleet Review 2017 - Pattaya
Replies: 17
Views: 1099

Re: International Fleet Review 2017 - Pattaya

Pattaya beaches go chairless for big fleet show https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1362799/pattaya-beaches-go-chairless?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box Pattaya beaches will not be the same until Tuesday, with umbrellas and chairs folded up as part of...
by Nereus
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Pet Care
Topic: Pills for pets the easy way
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Pills for pets the easy way

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by Nereus
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: How can Thailand curb its appalling road fatality rate?
Replies: 135
Views: 14257

Re: How can Thailand curb its appalling road fatality rate?

The following is interesting, although I am not sure that I agree with all of it: ................................................................................................................... Don't only blame drivers for road tragedies Wasant Techawongtham Freelance Reporter https://www.bangko...