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by buksida
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: New demands from Hua Hin immigration for marriage extension
Replies: 10
Views: 425

Re: New demands from Hua Hin immigration for marriage extension

Those that think HH is the best immigration office in Thailand are on retirement extensions which are pretty easy to obtain.

Anyone trying to extend any other visa is in for a world of pain, as exemplified in the OP.
by buksida
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand 7-Elevens to offer banking services
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Thailand 7-Elevens to offer banking services

In the past year alone, 7-Eleven has wooed consumers with cashless payments and wowed them with draft beer machines – though the latter was killed before the foam settled. Coming soon to the ubiquitous convenience store chain that millions rely on for midnight snacks, utility payments and caffeine d...
by buksida
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Pollution tax on motorcycles now on the table
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Pollution tax on motorcycles now on the table

The Excise Department is now studying a possibility to introduce vehicle pollution tax on motorcycles in a new effort to improve air quality. The department’s director-general Mr Krisada Chinavicharana said excise officials are now studying the possibility of charging pollution tax on motorcycles si...
by buksida
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 272
Views: 17094

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

Omise and ETDA Sign MoU to Improve Thailand’s Digital ID Program Omise, the popular blockchain-oriented company, recently signed a Memorandum of understanding with ETDA. This Thai government agency will collaborate with Omise on building a national eKYC portal. It is the first venture of its kind t...
by buksida
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Heavy crackdown looms on Uber, ride-sharing apps
Replies: 12
Views: 3794

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

UBER TIPPED TO PULL OUT OF SOUTHEAST ASIA Uber is considering pulling out of Southeast Asia and selling operations there to regional competitor Grab, according to news reports. Citing unnamed sources, CNBC reported that California-based Uber could soon sell off its local division to Singapore’s Gra...
by buksida
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: News
Topic: Maya Bay, One of Thailand's Most Famous Beaches Is Closing
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Re: One of Thailand's Most Famous Beaches Is Closing

Here is a more reputable source which says there will be a partial closure ... Thailand’s Maya Bay, location for The Beach, to close to tourists It is one of the world’s most famous beaches, thanks to its starring role in Danny Boyle’s film of Alex Garland’s bestselling novel, and is often referred ...
by buksida
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 171
Views: 22611

Re: The scourge of Facebook

Eight reasons Facebook has peaked On the surface, Facebook is one of the most successful commercial propositions in the history of business. Its market capitalisation is today over half a trillion dollars. Shares are six times more valuable today than five years ago. Though they trade at a lower pr...
by buksida
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: South Of Hua Hin
Topic: Huge trash piles wash up on Koh Talu beaches
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Huge trash piles wash up on Koh Talu beaches

Huge trash piles wash up on Koh Talu beaches A huge amount of garbage has been found floating off three beaches on Koh Talu in Bang Saphan Noi district, prompting concern that it will affect coral reefs and egg-laying sites of endangered sea turtles. More than three tonnes of trash were collected f...
by buksida
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Digital Surgery
Replies: 2588
Views: 139450

Re: The Digital Surgery

Then do the same on the phone?
by buksida
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Digital Surgery
Replies: 2588
Views: 139450

Re: The Digital Surgery

Same as any Android device, just go into the settings and change the wifi details to the new router.
by buksida
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 636
Views: 74903

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

The Chinese must have some serious life insurance premiums to pay out before they come to Thailand. Odds on coming back? not good!
by buksida
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand 'least miserable' country on Earth
Replies: 8
Views: 532

Thailand 'least miserable' country on Earth

A friday feelgood story .... Thailand 'least miserable' country on Earth Thailand has been ranked as the least miserable country out of 66 economies for a fourth consecutive year, according to Bloomberg's Misery Index for 2018. Thailand again claimed "least miserable" status, though the nation's uni...
by buksida
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Spam AIS text messages
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Re: Spam AIS text messages....

Anyone got an up to date number to stop all these poxy AIS offers I get spammed every day?

Tried this but it doesn't work: https://aiscallcenter.ais.co.th/en/know ... ncel_sms_1
by buksida
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 272
Views: 17094

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

This could be huge ... Western Union to Trial Ripple XRP Transfers San Francisco-based Ripple has not had the best of starts to 2018. Its cryptocurrency, XRP, has been on a downward slide since the first week of January and has lost almost 70% of its value. However, things could be about to turn aro...