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by dundrillin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: First execution for 9 years in Thailand
Replies: 15
Views: 674

Re: First execution for 9 years in Thailand

Maybe the death sentences should be carried out more quickly. Lawyers are very happy to drag out the various appeals process. I'm not a great believer in the death sentence for all those convicted of murder but there are undoubtedly some murderers who deserve it. With the proviso that there is no do...
by dundrillin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: UK Retirees to face cuts in Pensions
Replies: 36
Views: 1438

Re: UK Retirees to face cuts in Pensions

I've just found this House of Commons briefing paper that explains the backgound of restricting state pension increases overseas: Frozen overseas pensions http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN01457/SN01457.pdf This is a very interesting article. As stated right at the beginning ...
by dundrillin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: UK Retirees to face cuts in Pensions
Replies: 36
Views: 1438

Re: UK Retirees to face cuts in Pensions

That makes it crystal clear.
. Unfortunately a career lifetime of paying NI contributions gives you less rights than someone who hasn't.
by dundrillin
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Living in Palm Hills Golf Course
Replies: 7
Views: 591

Re: Living in Palm Hills Golf Course

I don't think you could get anything under 10m. An example of what I was thinking is a house that was originally 22.5m, is now 16 and I think would go for considerably less. I have seen a plot for sale at 5.5 m (1600sq meters)
by dundrillin
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Living in Palm Hills Golf Course
Replies: 7
Views: 591

Re: Living in Palm Hills Golf Course

There are some properties for sale at Palm Hills at attractive prices. However certain plots are the subject of an investigation by the the Land Office at Cha Am to see whether they are on land that was originally forest land and as such should not have been developed. The implications of which are ...
by dundrillin
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: News
Topic: Australian man 'stabbed in chest' in Thailand club
Replies: 42
Views: 2641

Re: Australian man 'stabbed in chest' in Thailand club

What a fckg. stupid comment, for you a bar girl should be groped and his customer should accept that another man grope her without any reaction. Wow, some really strange stuff coming out here. So it's all about (misplaced) possessive macho stuff, seriously? I think Europtimiste has a valid point. I...
by dundrillin
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Legal fees and lawyer
Replies: 21
Views: 1583

Re: Legal fees and lawyer

Buying property in Thailand may not be as straightforward as buying in the U.K. I have used Chavalit on several occasions and the last time their due diligence saved me from making a very expensive mistake. Cost is only one part of the equation. Having said that I hear that the lawyer beside Makro i...
by dundrillin
Fri May 04, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Swimming pool operating costs
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: Swimming pool operating costs

Actually the costs can vary e.g. The efficiency of the pump can dramatically reduce the costs. Even if you can afford it it pays to be economical.
by dundrillin
Fri May 04, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: What are the TV service options in Hua Hin.
Replies: 26
Views: 1730

Re: What are the TV service options in Hua Hin.

What's LINE tv like
by dundrillin
Fri May 04, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Thailand's imported wine crackdown
Replies: 51
Views: 3300

Re: Thailand's imported wine crackdown

70% tax increase on Wine import is a serious blow to Retirement in Thailand. I have a bother in - law in Saraburi, I shoed me a wineyard on Kao Yai. I have to link up with him if retirement in Thailand shall be a viable lifestyle I agree with that, dramatic increase in costs will deter people from ...
by dundrillin
Fri May 04, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Swimming pool operating costs
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: Swimming pool operating costs

I think cost of electricity is the largest factor
by dundrillin
Thu May 03, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 123
Views: 9652

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

Private sector asked to donate to Norwegian shark attack victim The deputy governor of Prajuab Khirikhan province is organizing a massive whip-round after Werner Danielsen's Thai wife Amornrat said the insurance won't pay up. And effectively shamed the Thais into action after their inaction. Mr Dan...
by dundrillin
Tue May 01, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 123
Views: 9652

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

I don't know all the facts but I thought his private insurance company denied the claim. The Norwegian health service if similar to the UK NHS will only pay for treatment in the home country.(unless they approve treatment abroad in special circumstances e.g. New cancer treatments} Interestingly when...
by dundrillin
Tue May 01, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 123
Views: 9652

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

RCer wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 12:45 pm
So much for Socialism and nationalized healthcare.
What are you on about?
by dundrillin
Mon Apr 30, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 123
Views: 9652

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

Why should the local authority ( and tax payers) foot the bill? The real question should be why is the bill so high? It seems way over the top to me.