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by Nereus
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 126
Views: 9160

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

Thinking about it, the old shopping mall as well - they have, or at least used to have a sign stating no shopping bags beyond this point - that has been there long before we moved here. Yes, that sign has been there for many years, but it does not mean your own shopping bags. You cannot put your go...
by Nereus
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 126
Views: 9160

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

Bag campaign 'not consistent with reality' https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1508318/bag-campaign-not-consistent-with-reality "It's inconsistent with reality," shoppers and traders cried as they continue to ignore a state campaign to reduce one-time-use plastic bags that began on Saturday...
by Nereus
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: News
Topic: After the cave rescue
Replies: 13
Views: 560

Re: After the cave rescue

'Cave boys' to be ordained this week https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1508194/cave-boys-to-be-ordained-this-week MAE SAI, Chiang Rai: Most members of the Thai youth football team rescued from a flooded cave will have their heads shaved, don robes and be ordained in a Buddhist ceremony this ...
by Nereus
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2786
Views: 242309

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

.."The impact of the Son-Tinh storm was also felt in Prachuap Khiri Khan There is no doubt that there will be more rain, its the Monsson season! The expired Son-Tinh storm did not cause the rain in Prachuap, just an increase in the normal SW moisture rich airflow towards its low pressure area to th...
by Nereus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: News
Topic: After the cave rescue
Replies: 13
Views: 560

Re: After the cave rescue

hhinner wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:31 pm
^^ Well that was yet another Pinnochio moment at the top. Then I guess no one dared gainsay him.
Well, at least he kept his nose out of it after that outburst!
by Nereus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: News
Topic: After the cave rescue
Replies: 13
Views: 560

Re: After the cave rescue

Boar interviews come under fire https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1507178/boar-interviews-come-under-fire Thai officials have slammed international news agencies' exclusive interviews with the boys rescued from Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai, saying the media coverage risks violating child pr...
by Nereus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: 2018 F1 News and Prediction Tournament
Replies: 75
Views: 2379

Re: 2018 F1 News and Prediction Tournament

'Stupid, selfish and dangerous': Hamilton slammed for pushing broken-down F1 car https://au.sports.yahoo.com/stupid-selfish-dangerous-hamilton-slammed-pushing-broken-f1-car-233517479.html Lewis Hamilton vowed to “drive like my life depends on it” after his Formula One world championship hopes suffe...
by Nereus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 126
Views: 9160

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

Bid to cut plastic use irks shoppers, traders https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1507726/bid-to-cut-plastic-use-irks-shoppers-traders#cxrecs_s The government's campaign to reduce single-use plastic bags in fresh markets may not be practical, according to traders and customers at the Klong Toe...
by Nereus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: News
Topic: After the cave rescue
Replies: 13
Views: 560

Re: After the cave rescue

Cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1505722/cave-boys-speak-of-miracle-rescue-after-hospital-discharge?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=article_news&utm_campaign=most_view_bottom_box Twelve boys and their football coach who survi...
by Nereus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: News
Topic: After the cave rescue
Replies: 13
Views: 560

Re: After the cave rescue

Big party planned for cave rescue contributors https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1507626/big-party-for-cave-rescuers?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box The government will stage the “United as One” party on Aug 1 to thank everyone who took part in and ...
by Nereus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: News
Topic: After the cave rescue
Replies: 13
Views: 560

After the cave rescue

I don't know where to post this, so Mods please move it if required. There have been several reports about what is going to happen now, both with the cave and the boys. It all has a good chance of turning into a complete circus. ..........................................................................
by Nereus
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Tops Supermarket in Hua Hin?
Replies: 43
Views: 2452

Re: Tops Supermarket in Hua Hin?

There's parking at the other end (back entrance) of Power Buy. Plus 'on the road' parking at the opposite side of 88. I'm sure that will add up to more than Villa has nearby. I dont go there very often, but always use the parking at the back. There is also an entrance there with a ramp. edit: and a...
by Nereus
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Three die in helicopter crash in Khon Kaen
Replies: 5
Views: 434

Re: Three die in helicopter crash in Khon Kaen

PLEASE, do not fly on ANY helicopters in Thailand! This one they keep referring to as AS355NP is a twin engine Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter Group). In fact, it should be reffered to by its registration number HS-PNG. One of the worlds safest helicopters, even in single engine form. Also r...
by Nereus
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Buying a SIM card at Hua Hin airport
Replies: 6
Views: 466

Re: Buying a SIM card at Hua Hin airport

There are approximately 50 licensed government airports in Thailand. :twisted:
by Nereus
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 699
Views: 83021

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Bus backs over Chinese boy, 6, at temple https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1505690/bus-backs-over-chinese-boy-6-at-temple?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box CHON BURI: A 6-year-old Chinese boy was killed while chasing a cat as he ran behind a tour coac...