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by buksida
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry service news and updates
Replies: 531
Views: 65396

Re: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates

Less than two years after it opened with much fanfare, a ferry connecting the resort towns of Hua Hin and Pattaya has been suspended, a tourism official said Thursday. Citing financial losses and low monsoon season ticket sales, provincial tourism official Orasa Awutkhom announced the service would ...
by buksida
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Study: Corruption expected to cost Thailand 100 billion baht this year
Replies: 8
Views: 471

Study: Corruption expected to cost Thailand 100 billion baht this year

CORRUPTION in the bureaucracy will cost the country up to Bt100 billion this fiscal year, an expert on graft revealed yesterday. Sungsidh Piriyarangsan said his “cautious estimate” put the damages at between Bt50 billion and Bt100 billion for 2018 alone. He based his estimate on the findings of 14 s...
by buksida
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi
Replies: 128
Views: 10883

Re: Shark Attack - Had Sai Noi

Apparently they are installing a shark net at Had Sai Noi. Hua Hin administration, responsible for preventative measures, are forking out 400,000 baht for a 300 meter long net, 50 meters out at a depth of three meters. They will start on September 20 and take five days to complete the job. Source: h...
by buksida
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Camera and photography thread
Replies: 241
Views: 18696

Re: Camera and photography thread

What is the latest on camera shops in Hua Hin? Is there anything with a decent range of DSLRs at reasonable prices or is Lazada still the place to go?
by buksida
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Immigration 24 hour address registration clampdown starts in Phuket
Replies: 45
Views: 3564

Re: Immigration 24 hour address registration clampdown starts in Phuket

:offtopic: There are plenty of threads discussing driving licenses - this one is about 24 hour reporting.
by buksida
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Koh Lanta
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Re: Koh Lanta

Last time I was there was in 2005 - much will have changed since then but here is the trip report anyway: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=2606
by buksida
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Immigration to introduce 90 day reporting online
Replies: 287
Views: 37155

Re: Immigration to introduce 90 day reporting online

I've never got it to work either, tried every browser under the sun.
by buksida
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Chinese tourists (and their habits) surge into Thailand
Replies: 174
Views: 24873

Re: Chinese tourists (and their habits) surge into Thailand

Suvarnabhumi opens automated channel for Chinese Chinese visitors can now expect shorter waits at Suvarnabhumi airport with the launch of an automated immigration channel. The service is now available for holders of Hong Kong and Chinese passports after Singaporeans have been using it since last ye...
by buksida
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Digital Surgery
Replies: 2639
Views: 147517

Re: The Digital Surgery

If it works with one provider but not another it is usually the provider at fault.
by buksida
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand's dark side: why you really shouldn't visit Koh Tao
Replies: 112
Views: 6555

Re: Thailand's dark side: why you really shouldn't visit Koh Tao

More madness from 'Mafia Island' ... Man allegedly kills himself on Koh Tao The owner of a diving school on Koh Tao allegedly took his life after a Facebook Live session telling his friends about his family and work problems. Police were reported at 3.10pm on Thursday. When they arrived at a two-st...
by buksida
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, Oct 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1619

Re: MotoGP Thailand Grand Prix, Oct 2018

Reminder that this is on next month. Anyone going?

I've booked up for the Malaysian GP at Sepang as it is half the price of the Thai one - go figure.
by buksida
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry service news and updates
Replies: 531
Views: 65396

Re: Hua Hin - Pattaya ferry project news and updates

Plans to build a ferry pier at Pak Nam Pran Connecting the EEC East Coast Economic Corridor On September 6, Deputy Governor of Prachuap Khiri Khan, presided over the opening ceremony of a meeting with plans to study the area with a view to linking Hua Hin to the East Coast Economic corridor. The pl...
by buksida
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 334
Views: 27576

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

As regulators legitimize crypto, Thailand eyes regional role With Thailand liberalizing its stance on crypto-currencies, local commentators are asking if the country can now become a major regional center for blockchain. http://www.atimes.com/article/as-regulators-legitimize-crypto-thailand-eyes-re...
by buksida
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread
Replies: 334
Views: 27576

Re: The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency thread

It may well drop to $6k again, though I dont think that the Goldman announcement had as much to do with it as mainstream media is making out.
by buksida
Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand's dark side: why you really shouldn't visit Koh Tao
Replies: 112
Views: 6555

Re: Thailand's dark side: why you really shouldn't visit Koh Tao

10 ARRESTED FOR SHARING KOH TAO NEWS At least 10 people are in custody for sharing claims on Facebook that a British tourist was sexually assaulted on Koh Tao, an attorney representing them said Wednesday. Though the police officer in charge of the investigation initially said the arrests would be ...