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  2. I had a similar experience with my police station even though it is quite a big station. They flat out denied that any such document had ever been issued there. After a lot of persistence a very junior (but commissioned) officer was found that was aware of the procedure. He asked if I could leave the documents with him for a couple of days because he had never done it before. Stbkk is right. It must be done at the station covering your area.
  3. Tohasang KhongJiam is well worthwhile stopping at if not on a strict budget. I wrote thus on's reviews a couple of years back: Minus point: Often a bit too pricey for all but special occasions but if you can get it at $65 on special or late offer go for it. Plus points: Lovely location on confluence of SE Asia's mightiest river (Mekong) where it joins Thailand's 2nd loveliest river (Mun - Mekong being the first!) Good 4 star hotel with the usual amenities One to impress your family or guests with. Breakfast is excellent and the food for lunch/dinner (though quite expensive) is very good. Restaurant settings are impressive - go there for a special meal if in the area even if you are not staying. The pool is big and clean too btw Worth monitoring the booking sites for it's price - normally about $80 to $100 (2,500 ish baht - for a standard large king bed room - they all overlook the river and have a nice balcony, but you can get cheaper in lower season) I have never found a hotel other than this one in the economy end of the market (600-1,000 baht a night) in Khong Jiam or surrounds that I thought provided the normal value for money that I look for (applies particularly when travelling with extended family and taking more than one room). The Thosang Sedhapura is silly money (typically 12,500 baht) - leave it to those who like throwing money at a wall or who haven't twigged that Isaan is cheap!
  4. Thanks for the replies guys :) I showed photos and I even had a wooden plug with me and showed ... they say they didn't have them... Seems like i asked the wrong people I guess.. They didn't seem interested in helping... God I hate people like that sometimes... I also looked through pretty much every aisle... ofcourse easy to miss i guess.. I will try to find the kitchen cabinet fittings next time :D
  5. On a different note... Is this chicken a Jungle Fowl? I have this one and 2 females come visit my orchard (which is near the base of the mountains in Chiang Mai). They come to steal my own chicken's food. They are very flighty and I can't get to the hens to take a photo without them flying off. The rooster I can get about 10 ft away from him. They are small size and fly well. I am in a very rural area.. and lots of forest. Only have 3 neighbours and none of them keep chickens. Thanks.
  6. It would help matters greatly if the amount of people arriving, is equaled by the amount of them leaving alive and unfleeced..
  7. Exactly, its a great location. I lived there for a couple of years and for the most part I was happy. Only moved out due to the water supply issues and crap condo management. If those problems were sorted then I'd move back tomorrow. I rented on a high floor looking towards 3rd Rd and there was never a noise problem. Few characters knocking about for sure but nothing heavy and they gave the area "colour".
  8. ?????? whats that ? im an ozzie mate .
  9. Oops, sounds like a very illegal enterprise (w/out a WP). But i could be mistaken.
  10. And the article was published in 2015. Must be a slow news day at TV.
  11. Its truly amazing how much abuse voters/people/citizens will take and then come back and lick the hand that beats them. Now Angela fess up did The Donald really give you a bill for 300 billion dollars that was your NATO arrears assessment??
  12. Must be a slow news day...... totster
  13. Yes and so with the current 30 lease on the table foreigners have stopped buying them at all.Look at Phuket Samui lovely villas price range 10-50 million bht will u buy them with only 30 years lease?who will buy it from u if u want to sell such villa after 10 years with only 20 years lease left?result no sales and no resales nothing.
  14. Pizza....for spotty faced youths surely
  15. He is in all the news due to his position and it was seen/photographed by the media. Anyhow well done for trying to save the officer. No doubt others will be honoured for their part in helping victims, they are surely known by the authorities. However they probably won't get the media attention of the MP. Whatever. Well done to all that helped.
  16. and 90% of every conflict on this planet right now involves which religion ? and yes they are also largely pedophiles which is one of the huge attractions - to enslave very young virgin girls and abuse and control them - one of the primary evils that drives them
  17. The only thing I would say in your defence is that you were most likely given the information, all wrong by the way, by the company that employs you.

    Sorry, taxis: Uber will not suspend services in Thailand By Coconuts Bangkok BANGKOK: -- Uber has refused to comply with the government’s request to temporarily stop their popular services while the Ministry of Transport is conducting a study about ride-sharing apps. Full story:
  19. Get ready for Songkran , and enjoy April . Good luck!
  20. Nothing wrong with work permits and a properly managed visa system. Non-EU nationals including commonwealth nationals are discriminated against because of the EU. British workers have had their pay and working conditions reduced and undermined because of an oversupply of cheap EU labour, never mind all of those dodgy LGV driving licence scams that took place. Just take a look at how hard and expensive it is to get a Class 1 LGV Licence for a British driver compared to an eastern european for example. As for "they do the jobs the Brits won't" argument then that's because of a generous benefits system that could be sorted out, after all there are approximately 800,000 people registered as unemployed. A simple "work for benefit or lose entitlement" programme would be a good start. Suck it up buttercups💖
  21. Hey, just bought a new D-Tracker in Bangkok. I changed the green plastic parts for black and will soon cover it in a black and gold sticker wrap. I'm looking to do some more mods and was wondering if anyone knows of a good shop to modify motorcycles or D-Tracker/KLX in particular? I want to get: 1. sliders on the side (bumpers that stick out to prevent your bike getting too scratched if it falls over) 2. DE-restricted so it goes the full speed and power a 250 should 3. a large sprocket in the back 4. a new exhaust 5. possibly new tires Thanks for any info!
  22. Sorry, taxis: Uber will not suspend services in Thailand By Coconuts Bangkok BANGKOK: -- Uber has refused to comply with the government’s request to temporarily stop their popular services while the Ministry of Transport is conducting a study about ride-sharing apps. Despite an intense crackdown on Uber drivers, the U.S. giant ride-sharing company says it will continue to operate in Thailand while it is in talks with the Thai government on how to make the services legal. “At the meeting, Uber urged the government to amend the existing Motor Vehicle Act so that it allows for ridesharing in Thailand. Uber is pleased that the government agreed to conducting independent third party research into ride-sharing regulations and the benefits they bring to Thailand, ” said the statement by Amy Kunrojpanya, Uber’s Director of Policy and Communications, Asia Pacific. Full story: -- © Copyright Coconuts Bangkok 2017-03-27
  23. Good point. Although in the US, it's the other way around - US Citizen vouching support for the immigrant. Can you imagine if that was the policy here? ------ I occasionally roll my eyes at the bureaucracy but, end of the day, IMO, for me, it's not really that onerous. As long as I don't screw up, my annual extension (marriage) takes a few hours effort over 2 days to prep and submit. The on-line 90-Day Report, if it's working, is a bonus. I do, however, empathize with those who live far from their assigned Immi Office. They play solemn with Thai drivers for 200 kilometers, maybe screw something up and worse, get an I/O who's in the mood to knit pick......then they hit road again. Imagine they're about ready to choke the s**t outta somebody after all that!
  24. Water in the lungs. I've heard it can happen.
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