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by StevePIraq
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: aciclovir tablets (for herpes simplex virus/cold sores)
Replies: 12
Views: 615

Re: aciclovir tablets (for herpes simplex virus/cold sores)

Another good option is Zovirox cream, if applied at the first tingle it is gone same day. Sold at most pharmacies
by StevePIraq
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: UK shifts visas for Thai nationals to India
Replies: 12
Views: 629

Re: UK shifts visas for Thai nationals to India

I hope the reverse tit for tat isn't going to happen and we brits have to get visa decision-making centre from Deli also :( Regarding Indians they are brilliant in IT, I remember a colleague in the late 70's was writing computer programs in machine code with a pencil and paper, and explaining to me...
by StevePIraq
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Education
Topic: Thais rank low again at English
Replies: 77
Views: 3650

Re: Thais rank low again at English

I have said it many times, many Thai's see no benefit in learning English, especially if their circle of family and friends only ever speak Thai or Isaan.
I know all the reasons "we" believe they should learn English but they do not see it that way, so why worry, they don't
by StevePIraq
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, Oct 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, Oct 2018

Great that Thailand has secured this event, just a shame it is in Buriram, so far from most places. Rossi said he was disappointed location as the track is boring, just a series on long straights.
by StevePIraq
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: Thais rank low again at English
Replies: 77
Views: 3650

Re: Thais rank low again at English

oakdale160 wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:07 pm
I am constantly amazed by the fact that most of the bar girls speak and understand English better than the staff in my bank.
That is because the bar girls understand where the money comes from
by StevePIraq
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: UK shifts visas for Thai nationals to India
Replies: 12
Views: 629

Re: UK shifts visas for Thai nationals to India

Time for Indians to get their revenge on Thais for the way Thais think of them. Khama
by StevePIraq
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Another San Paulo story
Replies: 23
Views: 1324

Re: Another San Paulo story

Slightly off topic but a funny story (now), maybe SP Hospital is not so bad. I once worked in Botswana and had to attend David Livingstone Memorial Hospital (now Scottish Livingstone). When examined for extreme pain in my chest the doc tried to find my heart on the right side of my chest, then prono...
by StevePIraq
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Passport renewal company in Hua Hin?
Replies: 38
Views: 1957

Re: British Passport renewal company in Hua Hin?

Don't forget that once you receive your new UK passport you then need a letter from the UK Embassy in Bangkok requesting Thai immigration to transfer your visa. So you still end up going to Bangkok to collect the letter, unless Key Visa will obtain that letter for you. Last time I obtained a letter...
by StevePIraq
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Passport renewal company in Hua Hin?
Replies: 38
Views: 1957

Re: British Passport renewal company in Hua Hin?

Only by mail from Hua Hin, not in person.
by StevePIraq
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Passport renewal company in Hua Hin?
Replies: 38
Views: 1957

Re: British Passport renewal company in Hua Hin?

So it turns out there is a good business opportunity for someone with the right contacts and knowledge to start a passport renewal business in Hua Hin.
by StevePIraq
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Another San Paulo story
Replies: 23
Views: 1324

Re: Another San Paulo story

I previously posted the following on another thread, but here it is again to highlight the incompetence of staff 1. I had a motorbike accident and was taken to SP, my back and chest were X-Rayed and I was told no broken bones. I returned and complained about severe pains in my back and chest, X-Ray ...
by StevePIraq
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Passport renewal company in Hua Hin?
Replies: 38
Views: 1957

Re: British Passport renewal company in Hua Hin?

HHTel wrote: ↑
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:09 pm
When I went with my daughter a year ago, she only had to produce copies of her old passport, which was well out of date.

So that would mean she was in Thailand illegally with no visa, how did you get around that one?
by StevePIraq
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Indian spices
Replies: 13
Views: 1302

Re: Indian spices

Another alternative is to go to an Indian restaurant for a meal and at the end ask where they buy their spices.
by StevePIraq
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Another San Paulo story
Replies: 23
Views: 1324

Re: Another San Paulo story

While there are some good articles about SP Hospital there are many more bad articles. I have two extremely bad experiences with SP. For minor things they may be ok bit not for anything serious.
by StevePIraq
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: News
Topic: One tourist killed, 11 injured in speed boat explosion
Replies: 13
Views: 1099

Re: One tourist killed, 11 injured in speed boat explosion

I wonder what if any safety checks are ever performed on these boats