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  1. A gift of land from a parent

    What if the land has no Chanote?
  2. Haven't seen any around town Anybody knows any?
  3. Electric oven recommendations?

    Hi everyone Looking to buy an electric oven. Should be able to do bread/cakes Any ideas? Shouldn't have namy electronics...more analog.
  4. BBLMA...any experience with it?

    My bad....it's BBLAM http://www.bblam.co.th/index_1.php?langsel=en
  5. Anyone ever invested through BBLMA...it's a Bangkok Bank 'affiliated' company. Basically they gamble the money on your behalf Not familiar with this scene at all. I just wonder...is your initial capital safe if they incur losses? Their website (among various disclaimers) is not touching the subject Also...I wouldn't care to ask them directly as they would probably lie.
  6. What's it like to live in Songkhla?

    Hat Yai is pretty dead too imo...lived there for 7 years Being bigger/busier it gives the illusion that it's more 'interesting' though. I would still recommend Songkhla although it's pretty quiet/boring. On the plus side..miles of beachfront/cleaner air/no tourists/no mongering scene You have to create your own little 'scene' here...unless drinking at the Buzzstop is your thing I would recommend the OP to take a look first at both places. I might give him a bike tour of Songkla if not busy. PM me.
  7. Recommendations for buying a chainsaw

    Did you buy it online? How much was it?
  8. Hi everyone I'm looking to buy a medium-sized chainsaw. Moderate use around the garden. Electric or gasoline powered..Chinese made. Thanks
  9. Bank Savings Interest Rates

    That's what I wanted...a fixed term acct...old-school Then I saw the word 'securities' in a questionaire and balked out Need more time to investigate. I put the money in my current account for the time being. Zero English spoken by the two young-ish bank clerks btw
  10. Bank Savings Interest Rates

    Just deposited some money (1mil) at KTB yesterday I was always using current accounts over the years here and abroad (never had any serious money ) The clerk (zero English) suggested some type of account with 1.5% interest. I agreed and later was given a bilingual survey form to fill. At some point it said 'Are you new to SECURITIES investment'? I said that I don't want to invest in 'securities' I proceeded to switch to an ordinary account.(for the time being) Anyone knows what this thing is about? btw...I know what 'securities' are but how does it play with my account?
  11. Renewal driving licence

    Gary...what papers exactly did you have to take to Immigration? I live in my Mrs house but we are not married. Should the tabian baan and her ID copy suffice?
  12. They will laugh at it. Kafkaesque bureaucracy.
  13. Any suggestions on other embassies in the region that don't require one?
  14. Exactly....in my case they go by the book and say that they only certify people who already receive pensions
  15. Hi all Just talked to an agent in Penang in order to get a Non-O visa (ret) Among the usual requirements he asked for proof of retirement (from my embassy) Is it a new rule? To make things worse, my embassy doesn't issue one to non-pensioners Anyone can illuminate me? Newbie on this kind of visa so please be polite
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