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by buksida
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1511

Re: Bitcoin Mining

Thailand’s Largest Bank to Launch New FinTech Blockchain Platform Thailand’s largest bank by revenue, Kasikornbank Pcl, has unveiled that it is planning to introduce a new FinTech platform by the end of the year as it attempts to prevent fee income from its rival banks. In a report from Bloomberg, ...
by buksida
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 131
Views: 17873

Re: The scourge of Facebook

Facebook to test paid subscription news service If you're used to getting the bulk of your news from Facebook, your news consumption habits may be about to change. The world's largest social media platform is testing the waters for a subscription-based news product, Campbell Brown, the head of news...
by buksida
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: List of jobs reserved for Thais to be revised
Replies: 8
Views: 513

List of jobs reserved for Thais to be revised

The Employment Department will revise the list of 39 professions reserved for Thai citizens to accommodate the changing circumstances of Thai workers. Director-general Varanon Peetiwan said on Wednesday the list had not been updated for a long time, but the circumstances of Thai society had changed....
by buksida
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Flight to Thailand bargains
Replies: 109
Views: 22584

Re: Flight to Thailand bargains

Has anyone noticed that the price of a one way is almost the same as a return?
by buksida
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello and intro
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Re: hello and intro

Welcome to the forum, you'll find a lot of the answers to your questions in the property section: viewforum.php?f=20

Additionally the forum has its own property listings website, you may find something suitable there: http://www.propertyhuahin.net/
by buksida
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Tourist crackdown: tourist visa holders being asked to show 20,000 baht in cash entering Thailand
Replies: 13
Views: 1434

Re: Tourist crackdown: tourist visa holders being asked to show 20,000 baht in cash entering Thailand

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This notice is on display somewhere, but until now they have never enforced it.
by buksida
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Farang buying a house with a Thai lady
Replies: 74
Views: 14536

Re: Farang buying a house with a Thai lady

Many land offices will not issue or authorise leases between husband and wife.
by buksida
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Tourist crackdown: tourist visa holders being asked to show 20,000 baht in cash entering Thailand
Replies: 13
Views: 1434

Tourist crackdown: tourist visa holders being asked to show 20,000 baht in cash entering Thailand

If you are entering Thailand on a tourist visa, you may be required to show immigration officials Bt20,000 in cash. Immigration officials at a number border checkpoints across Thailand are asking some people entering the country on a tourist visa to show Bt20,000 in cash. The increased scrutiny bein...
by buksida
Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: News
Topic: Canadian Dark Web kingpin found dead in Thai jail cell
Replies: 1
Views: 571

Canadian Dark Web kingpin found dead in Thai jail cell

AUTHORITIES in Thailand on Friday said the Canadian co-founder of one of the world’s biggest marketplace on the Dark Web had been found hanged in a police cell in Bangkok. According to The Nation, the body of 26-year-old Alexander Cazes — the co-founder of Alpha Bay, was discovered in his cell at th...
by buksida
Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 7
Views: 1511

Re: Bitcoin Mining

BITCOIN’S UPS AND DOWNS DOESN’T DETER DIGITAL MINERS IN THAILAND A month ago, when it was trading at 96,000 baht per unit, bitcoin was the digital currency that launched a thousand geeks to snatch up equipment at a computer expo to “mine” it. Since then, its value has steadily dropped, plummeting a...
by buksida
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Blacks targeted in Bangkok street raid
Replies: 8
Views: 795

Re: Blacks targeted in Bangkok street raid

No agenda, I'm just reposting an article to generate a discussion.
by buksida
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Blacks targeted in Bangkok street raid
Replies: 8
Views: 795

Blacks targeted in Bangkok street raid

More than 80 foreigners were detained during a combined military and police raid in Bangkok’s red light district Thursday night. The operation in Soi Nana 4 – which was not backed by a court warrant – was specifically targeting “black people,” according to the commander of the raid. Seventeen people...
by buksida
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Farang buying a house with a Thai lady
Replies: 74
Views: 14536

Re: Farang buying a house with a Thai lady

I know no help to you but two farangs I know that went through this marriage property process at the courts both lost. It all comes down to the judge and lawyers during the proceedings, whether they are farang friendly or not, and probably what passes beneath tables between them. It is not as easy a...
by buksida
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Junta to launch nationwide corruption complaint center
Replies: 15
Views: 1301

Junta to launch nationwide corruption complaint center

In a renewed effort to get rid of corruption and malfeasance, the junta announced a plan to install complaint centers in army units throughout the country, so members of the public can notify them if they see officials abusing their power. “The centers would be set up in every province. The soldiers...