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by nanyang
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: Thais rank low again at English
Replies: 27
Views: 1102

Re: Thais rank low again at English

Phyton wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:44 pm
Most members of this forum live in Thailand, many are also married to a Thai woman. Who speaks Thai?
The wife.
by nanyang
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Education
Topic: Thais rank low again at English
Replies: 27
Views: 1102

Re: Thais rank low again at English

404cameljockey wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:34 pm
They are an insular people. Even the young mostly aren't interested in the idea a highflying career or the outside world. English is learnt just to get a job say in a hotel.
Or to meet a 'Farang'. :D
by nanyang
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Dutchman arrested in Hua Hin for alleged child sex abuse
Replies: 20
Views: 1632

Re: Dutchman arrested in Hua Hin for alleged child sex abuse

dundrillin wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:44 pm
Nobody needs money that bad!
How long have you lived in Thailand?
by nanyang
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Hua Hin Golf
Topic: Chinese tourists at Majestic Creek
Replies: 11
Views: 1261

Re: Chinese tourists at Majestic Creek

Inscrutable?

Make sure you disinfect the soles of your golf shoes as the Chinese have a tendency to 'gob' everywhere.
by nanyang
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: After Dark
Topic: Ladyboy Bars
Replies: 8
Views: 1346

Re: Ladyboy Bars

Guvnor, you're 'avin a larf.
by nanyang
Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Hua Hin Golf
Topic: Hua Hin Golf Festival 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1455

Re: Hua Hin Golf Festival 2017

So how does 2,400 baht for Black Mountain and Banyan fit into the advertised rate of 1,000 - 1,800 baht.
Unless I've missed something I don't see any rate less than 1,600baht!
Probably another case of TIT.
by nanyang
Mon May 08, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Pregnant British woman killed in scooter crash in Thailand
Replies: 10
Views: 3654

Pregnant British woman killed in scooter crash in Thailand

Sophie Emma Rose, 41, from Blackpool was killed in the crash in Thalang, central Phuket. Her boyfriend, a 29-year-old man from Margate, Kent, was riding the motorbike. He suffered minor injuries. According to Lieutenant Colonel Sanit Nookong, the woman was six months pregnant. Lt Col Sanit Nookong o...
by nanyang
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 578
Views: 70203

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Spitfire wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:04 pm


Never under-estimate the danger of traveling via road here. :|

Never under-estimate the danger of living here. :rasta:
by nanyang
Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Recognised paedophile bar owner
Replies: 32
Views: 7971

Re: Recognised paedophile bar owner

I've just returned from a 2 week holiday in hua hin had a very nice time but was shocked to see a restaurant/bar owner that I recognised from some time back. He was with a young Thai boy that could have been of an age between 16-19. This guy is well know as a convicted paedophile from the Brentwood...
by nanyang
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Hua Hin Classifieds
Topic: Small, clean property 5k per month
Replies: 9
Views: 4231

Re: Small, clean property 5k per month

dtaai-maai wrote:
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:27 pm
As stated elsewhere I'm going back to the UK in a couple of months. Mrs DM cannot accompany for settlement because my income isn't high enough,
Kindly show me where income is a factor if you are a national and legitimately married.
by nanyang
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: How can Thailand curb its appalling road fatality rate?
Replies: 135
Views: 14248

Re: How can Thailand curb its appalling road fatality rate?

Make the penalty for the most basic offence 10,000 Baht and confiscation of vehicle + points on licence, leading to a ban. People will then think twice about: :D When they don't pay the fine I suppose you'd advocate applying for an attachment of earnings order. Applying any form of adult logic to t...
by nanyang
Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:24 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: What is the best way of trying to rent our house long term
Replies: 8
Views: 6418

Re: What is the best way of trying to rent our house long term

How to plan your investment (in a nutshell): Define a budget Analyse Market (use Airbnb) Collect information on local real estate agencies and property management companies Make appointments with agencies and travel to the location. Spend 3−5 days on property viewings. Select the most suitable prop...
by nanyang
Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: TrueVision Satellite TV reception
Replies: 11
Views: 2659

Re: TrueVision Satellite TV reception

It's being reported, in the UK, that there is only one TV channel being transmitted in Thailand at the moment.
by nanyang
Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: So... I'm Moving Back to England
Replies: 82
Views: 15167

Re: So... I'm Moving Back to England

It's called 'Attention Seeking Behaviour'.
by nanyang
Thu Sep 29, 2016 1:03 am
Forum: Hua Hin Golf
Topic: Looking for a golf game in November
Replies: 14
Views: 3586

Re: Looking for a golf game in November

LEfant60 wrote: My handicap is 8.6 (USGA)
We call that 9 in the UK.