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by StevePIraq
Fri May 18, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 163
Views: 10402

Re: Electric Cars

The show I was watching focused on Sweden. They seem to be at the lead in Europe concerning electric vehicle use. The list of incentives for buying one is as long as your arm including free charging, free city parking, bus lane usage, free ferry passage and quite a few more. Pete :cheers: Doesn't T...
by StevePIraq
Tue May 15, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Custom Villa projects
Replies: 14
Views: 1781

Re: Custom Villa projects

I am also considering to buy a land plot close to the city centre to build my custom villa, is it difficult to buy a land with convenient location? how much per sq M on average? because the new developments they are selling the land plots about 4000-4500 B per sq M, no idea if they are expensive or...
by StevePIraq
Tue May 15, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Vietnam Visa
Replies: 26
Views: 2018

Re: Vietnam Visa

Vietnam extends visa exemption for 5 European countries HANOI, May 4, 2018(Xinhua) -- The Vietnamese government has decided to extend visa exemption for citizens of Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain till 2020. In the past, people from the five Western European countries were exempted from v...
by StevePIraq
Mon May 14, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 163
Views: 10402

Re: Electric Cars

Lithium car batteries can be successfully recycled. Tesla has been sending used batteries to Toxco in the US for years.

Toyota also recycle

https://www.toyota.com.au/hybrid/battery-recycling
by StevePIraq
Sun May 13, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin
Replies: 93
Views: 4466

Re: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin

Thai and Farang, I have complained and in two I was simply told if you don't like you don't have to come here, so I don't. But this is off topic, just wanted to highlight the problem is everywhere [/qu A useful highlight would be to name those places. Naming can get one in big trouble in Ting Tong ...
by StevePIraq
Sun May 13, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin
Replies: 93
Views: 4466

Re: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin

Thai and Farang, I have complained and in two I was simply told if you don't like you don't have to come here, so I don't.
But this is off topic, just wanted to highlight the problem is everywhere
by StevePIraq
Sun May 13, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin
Replies: 93
Views: 4466

Re: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin

In my local area, which is not a tourist area every single bar has done it to long term customers.
by StevePIraq
Sun May 13, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Law Office Kraiwit in Hua Hin
Replies: 14
Views: 1516

Re: Office Kraiwit

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the forum's sponsor http://www.huahinmedia.com/chavalitfinch.php But they do not do litigation Upadte on my comment above, I have recently been advised that Chavalit will do litigation and court representation however this is done via their Bangkok office, not the...
by StevePIraq
Sun May 13, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Hua Hin Condo owners fined for short term rentals
Replies: 4
Views: 498

Re: Hua Hin Condo owners fined for short term rentals

If you are renting out your property you should be classed as operating a business and you should have to have the necessary insurance, licenses and pay taxes on your earnings. It is only right, however this is Thailand.
by StevePIraq
Sun May 13, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Any vegetarian restaurants in Hua Hin?
Replies: 16
Views: 704

Re: Any vegetarian restaurants in Hua Hin?

While not vegetarian only, almost every Thai restaurant even food stalls serve an abundance of vegetable stir fry's and the likes. Even the meals which have pork, beef, chicken, shrimp etc you can just ask for that to be omitted, it is never a problem. I eat hardly any meat and find I can get a vege...
by StevePIraq
Sun May 13, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin
Replies: 93
Views: 4466

Re: Usual cheating at the till, Big C Hua Hin

Overall this is nothing compared to the short change given in bars, where the girls first of all give less change than you are due, then they have the gall to expect a tip.
by StevePIraq
Fri May 11, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 54
Views: 4824

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

I have always been confused about exactly what plastics are recyclable, not all products in Thailand have the recycle symbol on them. If every product simply had a statement on it life would be easy. The following gives some tips but as usual it may not apply in Ting Tong land, I have no idea what f...
by StevePIraq
Fri May 11, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 54
Views: 4824

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

The one place I was referring to is by the pool hall on Pala U Road, locals dump their refuse but so much is left sprawling all over the place once the municipality has done their bit
by StevePIraq
Fri May 11, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Home, Lifestyle & Family
Topic: Bees Nest/swarm in the garden
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Re: Bees Nest/swarm in the garden

If you light a small fire with lots of smoke beneath the nest they will move on very quickly