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by buksida
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Plans to move Hua Hin station out of town axed
Replies: 6
Views: 449

Re: Plans to move Hua Hin station out of town axed

Big Boy wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:28 pm
[Edit] Posted 5 months ago - must be a bad news day :?
Maybe, but the two news articles are only a week old.
by buksida
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Plans to move Hua Hin station out of town axed
Replies: 6
Views: 449

Plans to move Hua Hin station out of town axed

S__7569426-768x511.jpg According to Thai media the plans to move Hua Hin's railway station out of town have been shelved. For convenience of tourists and visitors the station will remain in the town centre. Station master Prasong Komuk told media that plans for a station 7km south of the town in Ba...
by buksida
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 251
Views: 30074

Re: The scourge of Facebook

Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify ban Infowars, touching off censorship debate In a move presaged by weeks of mounting pressure, Apple, Facebook, Google's YouTube and Spotify cracked down on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars media empire, removing wide swathes of content or terminatin...
by buksida
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 4802

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

Overflowing dams pose risk to Hua Hin events Heavy rains pressuring major dams in Phetchaburi province have sparked fears among tourism operators that the spillover could inundate local attractions and threaten Hua Hin in neighbouring Prachuap Khiri Khan. Last month's downpours recharged two large ...
by buksida
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin Food Festival 24 August -2 September 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Hua Hin Food Festival 24 August -2 September 2018

Hua Hin Food Festival is organized by Hua Hin Municipality in cooperation with Tourism Authority of Thailand Prachuap Khirikhan Community Development Office, and Hua Hin-Cha-am Travel Association. The annual festival, running from August 24 to 26 at Queens Park (19 Rai), will have over 100 food and ...
by buksida
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Accommodation
Topic: Mövenpick opens five star seafront hotel in Hua Hin
Replies: 0
Views: 244

Mövenpick opens five star seafront hotel in Hua Hin

A new five-star property in Thailand has opened its doors with 96 suites and pool villas. The Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hint resort - previously the Asara Villa & Suite Hua Hin - has been completely rebranded with a head-to-toe refurbishment. The beachside location is surrounded by tropical g...
by buksida
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 321
Views: 26548

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

Bank of Thailand gives go-signal for financial companies to dabble in crypto activities Thailand’s central bank, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) has released a circular outlining their policies on cryptocurrency activities. The circular effectively cancels out their previous rule banning banks and finan...
by buksida
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand to introduce compulsory travel insurance/tourist tax
Replies: 116
Views: 13243

Re: Thailand to introduce compulsory travel insurance/tourist tax

THAILAND has been in the press a lot recently, and not always for the best reasons. Following the heroic rescue of 12 young Thai boys and their coach earlier this month from the Tham Luang cave in the Chiang Rai province, Thailand has been caught up in a series of adverse events. One of these being ...
by buksida
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Chinese tourists (and their habits) surge into Thailand
Replies: 149
Views: 23006

Re: Chinese tourists (and their habits) surge into Thailand

TOURISM AUTHORITY TO ‘WIN BACK TRUST’ AFTER CHINESE CANCEL TRIPS Over a quarter of Chinese travelers planning trips to Thailand have canceled in the wake of a ferry disaster that killed 50 last month. More than 660,000 Chinese tourists have changed their plans, amounting to an estimated loss of 37 ...
by buksida
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 716
Views: 84616

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Four killed and two badly injured in Prachuap Khiri Khan head-on Four people were killed and two others severely injured when a pickup lost control at a curve and crashed head-on with another pickup in the opposite lane in Prachuap Khiri Khan on Tuesday night. Police said the accident happened on t...
by buksida
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Yingluck gets 10-year visa from UK
Replies: 34
Views: 1619

Re: Yingluck gets 10-year visa from UK

BBC says Thailand asks UK to extradite Yingluck The Thai Embassy in London has submitted a request to the Foreign and Common Weath Office of the British government for the extradition of fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to serve her five-year jail term handed down by the Supreme C...
by buksida
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 716
Views: 84616

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Passengers narrowly escape death in Chaiyaphum bus crash All passengers on board two inter-provincial buses narrowly escaped death when one of the vehicles skidded off the slippery road, crashed into roadside barriers and overturned, sending broken concrete flying into the windscreen of another bus...
by buksida
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: IKTS 2018/2019
Replies: 23
Views: 617

IKTS 2018/2019

Its that time of year again and IKTS has opened up for another season. https://predictor.talksport.com You can login with your account from last year. Then join the following mini-league: name: HHforum code: svm92 Game week 1 starts on August 10 ... get your predictions in and let battle commence!
by buksida
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hundreds of foreigners/teachers arrested in nationwide operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner
Replies: 28
Views: 3233

Re: Hundreds of foreigners/teachers arrested in nationwide operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner

35 FOREIGNERS ARRESTED IN THIS WEEK’S ‘X-RAY OUTLAW’ RAID Dozens of foreigners were arrested early Wednesday when authorities raided 62 areas including schools and hotels nationwide. At about 2am on Wednesday, Tourist Police Deputy Commissioner Maj. Gen. Surachet Hakpal and officers held a press co...
by buksida
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The i-things - Apple devices and software thread
Replies: 185
Views: 24859

Re: The i-things - Apple devices and software thread

iPhones 'trail rivals in internet speeds' If you paid top dollar for the iPhone X and Apple Inc's other flagship smartphones expecting the fastest mobile internet speeds around, you won't like these results. Apple's iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and $1,000 iPhone X trail the latest smartphones from Samsu...