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    Thaksin wants to return home, says Chavalit

    Not to mention the huge investment risk Thaksin and his investors took. Setting up cell towers, buying and leasing the land or buildings they are placed on and the infrastructure to carry the signal. When I first came here in 92 my thai friend had an AIS phone, it was huge, heavy and cost 40,000 baht if I remember correctly. The per minute was crazy expensive too and the baht was 25 to 1$ so only very few could afford to own one. A very low volume business at the time. I am sure there were some payoff's going on as is the case here just to get things done, but that only gets one so far. As with most people who became billionaires, they were pioneers in some field of business. From many posters here they want you to think he stole all the money from the government to build AIS.
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    Foreign motorcyclist killed in late light Pattaya accident

    I am surprised there are not more here considering how much pattaya has grown. Seems not long ago to me a big expat complaint was finding a space to park your car on the Soi at the main post office after royal garden was built. It was a front page article on the Pattaya Mail. When I read these fatality accident reports and what stands out to me is they are usually late at night and involve speed or being on Suk. Rd. The accident seems to be a bit odd to me as that stretch of road is almost perfectly straight.
  3. If you look at other photos of her, she is very pretty! Why use a fake american accent? This should be an example video of exactly "how not to introduce yourself to the opposite sex". I hate to bash other men who take a chance to meet women but this guy is a complete idiot.
  4. Yes they had a new check out on 2nd rd near royal garden yesterday. I am being stopped every time now and they are checking registration as well. I noticed only foreigners were being stopped. So anyone who is all for this should thank the police for stopping them and letting the thai's go right by such as the 11 year old students with not helmets. So get off your high horse as you agree with the singling out people as yourself when you are trying to get somewhere. Also be prepared to be fined if they don't accept a copy of your book as well, happened to me. They want the original.
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    Sugarfree Red Bull

    Doesn't exist here. However redbull g3 has the lowest amount of sugar in it by far with 9 grms of sugar.
  6. Good to hear they got the Pakistani who was cloning customers credit cards! It wreaks havoc on their owners.
  7. They are all still out. The Italian BMT is the best selling sub in the states so makes no cents why they are out for so long here.
  8. Would be nice to see if some gov. official put pressure on police to track down the License plate and shame the owner somehow. Should be enough attention to this video by now to make that happen. Seems the only way to get someone to change over here is by loss of face.
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    Video shows Middle Eastern man attacking Thai massage girl

    All of the Thai women seem better fed than the Arabs they were fighting.
  10. What an evil person! I don't believe her for a second and actually had some respect for her as she used to speak of Harold so fondly, all gone now. Total Nutter.
  11. I have a felling that they will get as much traction from this guy as they got from Prawit.
  12. 30 years here and you don't know Thailand can offer you citizenship which really isn't too difficult considering. I find this very hard to believe.
  13. I thought it was very bad judgment on his part and looked at him differently after that. I think he learned his lesson. A case like this got national attention last year in Pattaya. https://news.thaivisa.com/article/1037/pattaya-woman-in-iphone-7-finders-keepers-case-intends-to-fight-charges-of-theft
  14. Haven't followed all of the 51 pages, initially I had read they found the money on the street in CM. If it has been established they found the money in Cambodia then it is an entirely different situation and not a set up. The Mods should edit the original news article that started this with the new facts.
  15. This sounds like the airport scam my friend got caught up in a few years ago. He was at swampy on his way home and just after checking in he found a "mobile phone" on a counter someone forgot. No one was around or anywhere near him. He pick it up and after about 5 minutes he went to the restroom and decided to throw it away as maybe it could cause trouble for him and it wasn't a nice phone anyway. As he was coming out of the restroom 3 police approached him and asked for the phone and told him they saw him on CCTV take it even by this point he didn't have it. This is all within 10 minutes. The supposed owner had already made a report and said he wanted him prosecuted. So after about 10 days in jail and a lawyer recommended by the French embassy he paid 200k to settle the case and was released. He thought it was all over but it was just the beginning. He realized he shouldn't have taken the phone as the law here is anyone in possession of lost property is considered stealing. I have know him for over 10 years and he owns a condo here, has a thai wife and daughter. So he was not a tourists. He was not allowed to leave as he found out and the prosecutor set a court date for about a year later. He was told to plead guilty on the advice of his lawyer paid anther large fine, can't remember that amount and was told he would be able to come back to visit his family anytime. This was not the case when he flew back months later he was told at swampy they could not let him in as he was black listed for 5 years. So for 5 years he had to fly to phnom phen and have his wife and daughter visit him there. What is clear is the phone was bait as I believe the money these girls found on the street was too, they just followed them waiting for them to cash it.