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by buksida
Mon May 29, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 116
Views: 13206

Re: The scourge of Facebook

Leaked ‘Facebook Files’ is humanity laid bare, flaws and everything FACEBOOK’s been copping a lot of flak in recent weeks following the of release the company’s training manuals for moderators – dubbed the “Facebook Files”. The documents, released by The Guardian, expose the secret rules and guidel...
by buksida
Sun May 28, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: New bus from Khao San to Suvarnabhumi for 60 baht
Replies: 0
Views: 246

New bus from Khao San to Suvarnabhumi for 60 baht

Starting Thursday, passengers can travel between Suvarnabhumi Airport and Khaosan Road on a bus ride that only costs about as much as the surcharge to use an airport taxi. At a cost of 60 baht, the new S1 air-conditioned bus runs between BKK and the old quarter, including backpacker hub Khaosan Road...
by buksida
Sat May 27, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Problems with gmail?
Replies: 6
Views: 475

Re: Problems with gmail?

It is always good practice to compose long and important texts 'offline' in Word or something then paste them into the online field for sending, this eliminates anything getting lost when submitting.
by buksida
Fri May 26, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates
Replies: 469
Views: 49090

Re: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates

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by buksida
Fri May 26, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Absurd Thai laws list
Replies: 8
Views: 894

Absurd Thai laws list

Taken from Khaosod English ... 1. Roller-Skating or Bowling After Midnight (1972) The 45th Revolutionary Decree issued in January 1972 bans public skating and bowling in any venue, whether commercial or noncommercial, between midnight and midday. The law said the ban was meant “to encourage frugalit...
by buksida
Wed May 24, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: The bikers thread; trips, news, chat, all things motorcycle
Replies: 500
Views: 41029

Re: The bikers thread; trips, news, chat, all things motorcycle

Harley-Davidson is building plant in Thailand Iconic motorcycle builder Harley-Davidson, praised by US President Donald Trump as a pillar of American manufacturing and keeping jobs at home, is building a new plant in Thailand. Harley-Davidson serves as an example of the nuanced economic realities t...
by buksida
Wed May 24, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: South Of Hua Hin
Topic: Whale Shark off Bang Saphan
Replies: 8
Views: 1378

Re: Whale Shark off Bang Saphan

You wont see one in Hua Hin!

Here is where that one was spotted: http://www.bangsaphanguide.com/
by buksida
Tue May 23, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: Education reforms as elusive as ever in Thailand
Replies: 9
Views: 663

Education reforms as elusive as ever in Thailand

LAST week, students across Thailand returned to school for a new academic year, and with it came the prospect of new friends, new teachers and new experiences. However, one aspect of school life in Thailand will continue to remain unchanged, and that is the outdated and ineffective approach to teach...
by buksida
Mon May 22, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin International Jazz Festival 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1133

Re: Hua Hin International Jazz Festival 2017

I remember going once when it was sponsored by a rather large beer company, we were there early afternoon so naturally headed for the beer tent only to be told "mai dai" because it was the wrong time of day. :banghead:
by buksida
Mon May 22, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Bomb strikes Bangkok hospital on coup anniversary
Replies: 8
Views: 913

Bomb strikes Bangkok hospital on coup anniversary

A senior police commander said an explosion that injured at least 20 people at a public hospital on Monday morning was caused by a bomb. The explosion struck a reception room for retired civil servants at the Phramongkutklao Hospital at about 11am on Monday, the same day Thailand marked the annivers...
by buksida
Mon May 22, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: With 15 daily deaths, Thailand world's deadliest country for motorcyclists
Replies: 5
Views: 640

With 15 daily deaths, Thailand world's deadliest country for motorcyclists

THE NUMBER of motorcycle-related deaths is on the rise in Thailand, a country said to be the most dangerous in the world for two-wheelers. An estimated 73 percent of traffic-related deaths occurring on the kingdom’s congested arteries involve motorcycles, according to data, and that figure, experts ...
by buksida
Mon May 22, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 535
Views: 59978

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

VAN CRASHES INTO STREET SWEEPER ON BANGKOK TOLLWAY, 2 DEAD At least two died at about noon on Monday when a public transportation van crashed into a street sweeper on a Bangkok tollway. The van was en route from the Navanakorn Industrial Estate in northern metro Bangkok to the Victory Monument when...
by buksida
Mon May 22, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: IKTS 2016/2017
Replies: 95
Views: 6838

Re: IKTS 2016/2017

Well done lomu old bean, a good battle to the end.

Like my horse at the National I fell apart at the final furlong and messed up the last week's predictions.
by buksida
Sun May 21, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Place to buy a Computer in HH?
Replies: 6
Views: 639

Re: Place to buy a Computer in HH?

Welcome to the forum, you may want to have a read of this: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=33033

Computer shops in Hua Hin are a sparse and pricey. For greater selection and better prices I would buy online, Lazada has a lot of laptops listed.
by buksida
Sat May 20, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Pay 1% more in VAT, PM asks Thais
Replies: 19
Views: 2241

Re: Pay 1% more in VAT, PM asks Thais

DISOWNING LAWMAKERS’ PROPOSAL, GOVT SAYS NO VAT INCREASE IN 2018 The rubber stamp parliament’s proposal for a VAT increase next year was shot down by the government on Saturday. While the interim parliament’s committee on economics argued that raising value-added tax from the current rate of 7 perc...