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by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 327
Views: 26677

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

Thailand Opens To Crypto As SEC Approves Seven Exchanges Nations across Asia have been pretty mixed with their approach to cryptocurrencies. Governments in the region tend to be more autocratic where the notion of free trade, decentralization, and power to the people is abhorrent to many of them. T...
by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Borderless Account of Transferwise
Replies: 16
Views: 665

Re: Borderless Account of Transferwise

Another case for cryptocurrency. Transfers in seconds, cost negligible, borderless, not nationality restricted, bankless, no inflated forex rates ...
by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Junta fires anti-money laundering chief, sets up military anti-corruption body
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Junta fires anti-money laundering chief, sets up military anti-corruption body

Oh the irony ... Gen Prayut fires anti-money laundering chief Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) secretary-general Pol Maj-Gen Romsith Viriyasan has been fired in a lightning order issued today by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in his capacity as head of the National Council for Peace and Order. ...
by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 327
Views: 26677

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

Cryptos are perfectly safe to buy from legitimate exchanges or peer-to-peer. You have to do a little homework with regards to storing them safely if you have a lot, exchanges can and do get hacked but the major ones will have some form of protection. Fraudsters and scammers are in all walks of life ...
by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Clean Hua Hin's beaches movement - Trash Hero
Replies: 220
Views: 32260

Re: Clean Hua Hin's beaches movement - Trash Hero

migrant wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:21 pm
Maybe we can get Miss Bang Saphan eh Buksida? On the other hand hope not!
Be careful what you wish for :lach:
by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 327
Views: 26677

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

Bitcoin scandal spreads to banks, stock exchange A "whale" investor in the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and staff at up to three Thai banks are suspected of being complicit in a 797 million baht (US$24 million) scandal involving a foreign investor and the cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC), police sa...
by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 327
Views: 26677

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

Go back to the start of this thread and read on!
by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Clean Hua Hin's beaches movement - Trash Hero
Replies: 220
Views: 32260

Re: Clean Hua Hin's beaches movement - Trash Hero

Lucky Hua Hin eh ... Miss Thailand World contestants collect garbage on Hua Hin beach hirty contestants in a Miss Thailand World 2018 pageant collected garbage on Hua Hin beach on Wednesday. The environmental conservation activity was organized by Trash Hero non-profit organization for the 30 beauty...
by buksida
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand has become new 'e-waste' and plastic dumping ground
Replies: 32
Views: 1985

Re: Thailand has become new 'e-waste' and plastic dumping ground

Govt to ban import of electronic, plastic wastes IMPORT OF all kinds of electronic and plastic wastes will be prohibited to ensure protection of the environment. A meeting yesterday between all related agencies to solve the environmental problems created by e-waste and plastic waste concluded with ...
by buksida
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Plans to move Hua Hin station out of town axed
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Re: Plans to move Hua Hin station out of town axed

Big Boy wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:28 pm
[Edit] Posted 5 months ago - must be a bad news day :?
Maybe, but the two news articles are only a week old.
by buksida
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Plans to move Hua Hin station out of town axed
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Plans to move Hua Hin station out of town axed

S__7569426-768x511.jpg According to Thai media the plans to move Hua Hin's railway station out of town have been shelved. For convenience of tourists and visitors the station will remain in the town centre. Station master Prasong Komuk told media that plans for a station 7km south of the town in Ba...
by buksida
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The scourge of Facebook
Replies: 252
Views: 30191

Re: The scourge of Facebook

Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify ban Infowars, touching off censorship debate In a move presaged by weeks of mounting pressure, Apple, Facebook, Google's YouTube and Spotify cracked down on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars media empire, removing wide swathes of content or terminatin...
by buksida
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 4811

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

Overflowing dams pose risk to Hua Hin events Heavy rains pressuring major dams in Phetchaburi province have sparked fears among tourism operators that the spillover could inundate local attractions and threaten Hua Hin in neighbouring Prachuap Khiri Khan. Last month's downpours recharged two large ...
by buksida
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin Food Festival 24 August -2 September 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 550

Hua Hin Food Festival 24 August -2 September 2018

Hua Hin Food Festival is organized by Hua Hin Municipality in cooperation with Tourism Authority of Thailand Prachuap Khirikhan Community Development Office, and Hua Hin-Cha-am Travel Association. The annual festival, running from August 24 to 26 at Queens Park (19 Rai), will have over 100 food and ...
by buksida
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Accommodation
Topic: Mövenpick opens five star seafront hotel in Hua Hin
Replies: 0
Views: 247

Mövenpick opens five star seafront hotel in Hua Hin

A new five-star property in Thailand has opened its doors with 96 suites and pool villas. The Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hint resort - previously the Asara Villa & Suite Hua Hin - has been completely rebranded with a head-to-toe refurbishment. The beachside location is surrounded by tropical g...