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by buksida
Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Auto passport controls open, but only for Singaporeans
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Auto passport controls open, but only for Singaporeans

Passing through airport immigration is a little swifter today for some, so long as they hail from the sparkling city-state to the south. Singaporeans are the first foreign nationals to be approved to use new automated passport control gates at Suvarnabhumi International Airport as of Saturday. “This...
by buksida
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Flight to Thailand bargains
Replies: 128
Views: 24044

Re: Flight to Thailand bargains

Which dates are the trip? One way or return? Regarding booking sites I try to avoid them and book directly with the airline. If anything goes wrong like delays, cancellations, change of schedule or whatever, it can be a nightmare to have to deal with a third party that may or may not have a custome...
by buksida
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Flight to Thailand bargains
Replies: 128
Views: 24044

Re: Flight to Thailand bargains

Anyone flown with Jet Airways? They're currently the best deal from LHR to BKK, with 2 hours in Bombay.

Eva is a bit more but is direct, checked skyscanner and there are loads of different prices for the same flight. Are the booking sites all the same or any to be avoided?
by buksida
Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: South Of Hua Hin
Topic: Hua Hin to Chumphon
Replies: 3
Views: 408

Re: Hua Hin to Chumphon

Very little either way. The journey takes about three and a half hours.
by buksida
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Which Magic Box for TV streaming
Replies: 27
Views: 4167

Re: Which Magic Box

Kodi boxes need constant updating (wizards and builds), like every two weeks, to keep the streams alive.

There will be shysters on farcebook trying to sell them at inflated prices but they'll only work for a few weeks. Buyer beware.
by buksida
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Aggressive Songthaew Drivers
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: Aggressive Songthaew Drivers

I think the levels of traffic in Hua Hin today compared to years ago has made anyone that gets behind the wheel more aggressive.
by buksida
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 25
Views: 2575

Re: Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency thread

Thailand To Apply Blockchain To Postal Services And IoT To Railways Thailand state agencies are looking to modernize postal and railway services through budding technologies. Thailand Post and State Railway of Thailand (SRT) are seeking to integrate blockchain technology and internet of things (IoT...
by buksida
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Number of 7-Eleven stores tops 10,000 in Thailand
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Number of 7-Eleven stores tops 10,000 in Thailand

The number of 7-Eleven convenience stores in Thailand has topped 10,000, achieving the milestone at a faster pace than in Japan, their local operator says. CP All Public Co, under Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group Co, says the number of 7-Eleven stores totalled 10,007 by the end of June. It t...
by buksida
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: 10 year visas now available, can somebody tell immigration
Replies: 8
Views: 694

Re: 10 year visas now available, can somebody tell immigration

:offtopic: :roll:

[Mod comment: all subsequent off topic comments deleted, mods do appreciate being completely ignored!]
by buksida
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: The Beer Thread
Replies: 614
Views: 68130

Re: The Beer Thread

50+ CRAFT BREWS AT BANGKOK BEER FEST The inaugural Bangkok Beer Fest will pop up in a Rama IX-area garden with more than 50 local and international brands of beer paired with games and live music. The three-day event is hosted by Thai craft brewer Stone Head. Expect to taste a variety of beers and ...
by buksida
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 568
Views: 66791

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Three women killed, five injured in car crash in Pattani Three women were killed and five other people were injured when a sedan car was in collision with a taxi on a Pattani road on Wednesday morning. Pol Capt Adisak Satuapa, deputy inspector of Yarang police station, said the accident happened on...
by buksida
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: 10 year visas now available, can somebody tell immigration
Replies: 8
Views: 694

10 year visas now available, can somebody tell immigration

The much awaited 10-year visa for foreign retirees is now available, the top commander of the immigration police said Wednesday. , though staff seem to be unaware of the announcement. Lt. Gen. Natthathorn Prohsunthorn said the new visa will come in two installments of five years each. It can be issu...
by buksida
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: North Of Hua Hin
Topic: Camping in Kraeng Krachan
Replies: 2
Views: 430

Re: Camping in Kraeng Krachan

Did it a few months ago, full trip report here: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=34026
by buksida
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: How is "your area" denial of service done, technically?
Replies: 14
Views: 587

Re: How is "your area" denial of service done, technically?

Usually your IP address denotes 'your area'.

Change the IP address/locale in your VPN to the country you want.
by buksida
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 568
Views: 66791

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Four mourners killed in car-van crash Four people returning home after attending funeral rites were killed and five other people hurt when a car and passenger van crashed head-on in Muang district on Monday night. The fatal crash occurred in front of a PTT petrol station on Kalasin-Kamalasai Road i...