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by buksida
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Has Hua Hin Traffic Reached Saturation Point?
Replies: 33
Views: 4337

Re: Has Hua Hin Traffic Reached Saturation Point?

I doubt any of the Thai speed freaks know (or care) what the actual limit is.
by buksida
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Has Hua Hin Traffic Reached Saturation Point?
Replies: 33
Views: 4337

Re: Has Hua Hin Traffic Reached Saturation Point?

So, I used to quite happily drive at 120KPH from the flyover to Bangkok Hospital This from the person that constantly blames motorcycles for all Thai road angst?! Nutters doing 120 in pickups in built up areas are more likely to be the cause of accidents. Just as well you cant do it anymore ... :sh...
by buksida
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Thai team to explore North Pole to better protect ecosystem
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Thai team to explore North Pole to better protect ecosystem

A THAI TEAM will be the first from Asia to explore the North Pole on a mission to conduct underwater exploration and the impact of microplastics on marine life. The exploration trip will run from July 24 to August 12. Key researchers for the team are Voranop Viyakarn and Suchana Chavanich, who teach...
by buksida
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Ink refill for.printer
Replies: 28
Views: 3440

Re: Ink refill for.printer

Reminds me of this thread.

You cant beat the online shops, Hua Hin doesn't really have much anymore in the way of proper IT stores for those wanting something a little unusual.
by buksida
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Illegal hotels to feel the heat in Hua Hin, governor promises
Replies: 17
Views: 1554

Re: Illegal hotels to feel the heat in Hua Hin, governor promises

The head of the investigative committee examining the legality of ten Hua Hin hotels believed to be operating illegally has said that five will be served with closure notices. Somporn Patchimpetch said that loopholes in the law had meant that the ten suspected hotels had been continue to operate ove...
by buksida
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Best bank to use
Replies: 6
Views: 367

Re: Best bank to use

There are many topics on banks in this section, have a read through some of the recommendations.
by buksida
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 699
Views: 82923

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Twenty-five French tourists and one Thai guide were injured with 4-5 of them in serious condition after a tour bus in which they were travelling overturned on a secondary road in Mae Lao district of Chiang Rai province on Tuesday. Rescue workers said that most of the tourists sustained bruises and w...
by buksida
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: News
Topic: Junta to tax foreign online shopping platforms
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Junta to tax foreign online shopping platforms

The Cabinet on Tuesday gave a green light to collect 7-per-cent value added tax from foreign vendors and e-commerce platforms, Government Spokesman Maj-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said. The VAT will be applied to both those who sell goods and services on Internet platforms and those who operate such...
by buksida
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand
Replies: 42
Views: 1837

Re: 49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand

Phuket hit as Chinese cancel room bookings Tourism industry seeks tough measures to protect reputation after boat tragedy THAI TOURISM authorities are worried following the massive cancellations of hotel room bookings by Chinese tourists in the southern island resort of Phuket following the tragic ...
by buksida
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Alternatives for sending cash out of Thailand
Replies: 1
Views: 197

Re: Alternatives for sending cash out of Thailand

Cryptocurrency. But do it before the junta taxes the hell out of it.
by buksida
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Improve Wi-Fi Speed
Replies: 7
Views: 252

Re: Improve Wi-Fi Speed

Bandwidth can be compared to a water supply, you can change the size of the pipe but not the volume of what is supplied.
by buksida
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: AirAsia to fly KL to Hua Hin from May 18
Replies: 40
Views: 5431

Re: AirAsia to fly KL to Hua Hin from May 18

Nothing booked as you cant book them, there is no service in November.
by buksida
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: AirAsia to fly KL to Hua Hin from May 18
Replies: 40
Views: 5431

Re: AirAsia to fly KL to Hua Hin from May 18

Guess its official - Airasia finally wrote back weeks after my initial enquiry ...
In response to your email, as we checked we regret to inform there are nil flights available for HHQ-KUL in the month of November.
by buksida
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Chinese tourists (and their habits) surge into Thailand
Replies: 130
Views: 21128

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

Just an observation here but having recently passed through Swampy I would say that over 80% of the 'foreigners' there were Chinese. It is a case of 'spot the farang' in the outgoing immigration queue (which is still long and slow). Judging by the hoards, tourism numbers may well be up, maybe these ...
by buksida
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand
Replies: 42
Views: 1837

Re: 49 missing as boat overturns in seas off Thailand

This seems to be all the junta give a rats arse about ... Boat tragedy ‘unlikely to hamper tourism’ The tour boat catastrophe in Phuket was unlikely to harm the Thai tourism industry, but the government must respond to it decisively, the chief economist at Siam Commercial Bank said on Monday. In the...