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by buksida
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: News
Topic: Pet tax mooted in wake of rabies outbreak
Replies: 12
Views: 771

Re: Pet tax mooted in wake of rabies outbreak

Pet law to combat rabies A member of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is pushing for a new law on pet registration and stricter punishments for violators to reduce the number of strays in Bangkok and elsewhere, which are blamed for spreading rabies. Wallop Tangkananurak, who chairs the NLA's...
by buksida
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: News
Topic: Elections delayed again, PM denies involvement
Replies: 55
Views: 3073

Re: Elections delayed again, PM denies involvement

I don't think we have to look as far as North-Korea. Look what happened to Burma long time ago. From one of the most mineral rich countries in S-E Asia to rags. The British had a lot to do with that. :duck: But yes, 60 years of military rule has done Burma no favours whatsoever, sadly Thailand seem...
by buksida
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: New motorcycle tax targets emissions and bigger bikes
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: New motorcycle tax targets emissions and bigger bikes

They're also supposed to check exhaust noise levels but this varies from place to place.
by buksida
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Pool villa long Rental every year
Replies: 4
Views: 564

Re: Pool villa long Rental every year

There are some listed on the forum's own property site: http://www.propertyhuahin.net/property. ... perpage=10
by buksida
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: New motorcycle tax targets emissions and bigger bikes
Replies: 5
Views: 411

New motorcycle tax targets emissions and bigger bikes

The planned tax on motorcycles and oil that is to be based on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions exceeding the maximum threshold is not aimed at making profits, but rather for environmental purposes, says the Excise Department. The idea of imposing the excise tax on oil and motorcycles emitting CO2 abov...
by buksida
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Soldiers to enforce traffic laws during Songkran festivities
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Soldiers to enforce traffic laws during Songkran festivities

Soldiers will be brought in to help enforce traffic laws during the Songkran festival next month, which will again see drunk drivers having their vehicles temporarily impounded, according to defence spokesman Kongcheep Tantravanich. Lt Gen Kongcheep said a Defence Council meeting Monday decided...
by buksida
Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Elections delayed again, PM denies involvement
Replies: 55
Views: 3073

Re: Elections delayed again, PM denies involvement

After protests, could Thailand’s election be delayed again? AFTER pro-democracy protestors gathered in front of Army headquarters on Saturday, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has said if the “lack of order” continued, there was no guarantee that the national election would be held peacefully, rais...
by buksida
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Thailand Bike Week Calendar
Replies: 33
Views: 17076

Re: Thailand Bike Week Calendar

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by buksida
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Heavy crackdown looms on Uber, ride-sharing apps
Replies: 14
Views: 4178

Re: Heavy crackdown looms on Uber, ride-sharing apps

GRAB BUYS UBER’S SOUTHEAST ASIA RIDESHARING BUSINESS Fast growing ridesharing, food delivery and financial services business Grab is acquiring Uber’s Southeast Asian business operations The company said Monday that Uber will in turn take a 27.5 percent stake in Singapore-based Grab and its CEO, Dar...
by buksida
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: News
Topic: Government urged to blitz corruption
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Government urged to blitz corruption

The government has been urged to bolster its fight against corruption amid the many scandals that have erupted involving state officials. Critics have questioned why so much corruption and irregularities within government agencies have been detected nationwide despite the fact that the National Coun...
by buksida
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: North Of Hua Hin
Topic: Bird buffs flock to Phetchaburi
Replies: 1
Views: 726

Bird buffs flock to Phetchaburi

Bird watchers have welcomed a campaign to promote Phetchaburi as the "capital of bird watching", seeing it as a means to raise awareness about biodiversity and the environment. Kiattisak Klomsakul, chairman of the Phetchaburi bird watching club, said the province has become famous for its variety of...
by buksida
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin Kite Festival, March 23-25 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 2278

Re: Hua Hin Kite Festival, March 23-25 2018

Super heroes take to sky in Thailand's int'l kite festival Giant fancy kites in shapes of super heroes from 14 countries worldwide took to sky at the Thailand International Kite Festival in southern Thailand's seaside resort Hua Hin on Sunday. The summer sky above the coastal city has been filled w...
by buksida
Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Chumphon expects tourism boost after Thai AirAsia landing
Replies: 1
Views: 331

Chumphon expects tourism boost after Thai AirAsia landing

The Tourism Council of Chumphon welcomed the maiden flight of Thai AirAsia into the province on Sunday, expressing hope that it could increase the number of tourists here. Provincial tourism council chairman Suwarin Mayaseth said service from the low-cost airline will make the province more accessib...
by buksida
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Comparing different places in Thailand
Replies: 10
Views: 802

Re: Comparing different places in Thailand

:agree: Each place you've listed is a tourist trap (over crowded and over priced), why not look further afield into places that resemble real Thailand a little more: Kanchanaburi, Sai Yok Bangsaphan, Ban Krut Nakhon Si Thammarat Prachuapkirikhan Chumphon, Ranong North of Chiang Rai There are plenty ...