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  1. we love Koh Samui. The islanders do what ever they feel free doing never accused of anything wrong always blaming foreigners. However too many killing on the roads and murdered are happening in many parts of the islands as locals mafias style groups have no respect for any rules. Even taxis meters are never using their meters busy dealing with substances parked waiting for suckers. For settling dispute it very easy, spontaneous and not only in money terms but killings. Jet skis operators hate each other and in this case the older one got rid of the youngest one. Hell more each year or not sure any Paradise idealistic island is left remains the question ? Death Archipel of islands.
  2. islanders own their islands ignoring any regulations upsetting them and absolutely free doing what ever they want including murders. Samui is under Surat Thani in turn under Bangkok juridictions meaning three independent maffias like groups of people. Thanks to PM Prayuth to rebuild all the administrations Corps reinforcing them the Police included but steps by steps nothing can be rushed or too many killings will result.....
  3. bad manners may be . what about all the locals never washing hands with soaps regardless of professions. many still using water only to wash with left hand themselves in toilets. always using fingers to eat food. all the other bad manners never saying sorry please and thank you acting like thieves. order please. smiling is an excuse for asking and meaning a lot hidden. in Chiang Mai I was there recently no where there is any soap available. No ice cubes please water is too toxic.
  4. Camerata many thanks to you for sharing with all of us what is an excellent set of informations. Possibly for foreign fathers raising i,e, one step son and two biological sons married officially 14 years ago still living under the same roof there may have simplified formulations from what we have read from your own application. Not easy nor simple and with the ten Nations common market may be even more restrictive. With kind regards wishing you the very best of Thailand.
  5. the fundamental problem everyone seems to ignore is that the Thai People have to be educated prior talking about possible democracy and that is done by informing them on a very regular basis what its meaning is. PM Prayuth is doing an excellent job we can witness each day in actuation the past four years and in the Thai History He is the first one leading the Nation rather than looking after his own interests grabbing. Thai Nation should start quickly to acknowledge it and being grateful to his dedication. The Thai press is partly responsible for missing the above two issues looking so busy criticizing for a scoop often wrong and biased.
  6. it is a no win driving around in Samui so dangerous the locals are and any one on motorbike without helmet is suicidal or a killer.....Negotiate with traditional transports all keen for a good deal directly they are very helpful. No meters no customers. So sad stupidity primes every where and also in Samui..... The Thai all are coming looking for gold forgetting all of them have to work for it. Some foreigners are never even leaving the resorts they are in ....... By all means avoid the other islands around....Only by boat for a cruse and no over night stays.
  7. Totally crooked this taxi no meter business in Samui ( not much better in Pattaya ) since day 1. However many alternatives are under offer in Samui like renting local transportation enabling us to avoid any taxi no meter... No excuses taxis have meters use them or no customers. Drivers keep themselves busy with illegal alternate activities... At least is Pattaya Grab and Uber are highly helpful.. Same in Chiang Mai use Uber and or Grab to avoid at all costs no meters taxis mafia to be eradicated. Some astute tourists rent a car in Surat Thani to cross by ferry and to enjoy freedom during their stays. However the islanders selfish gambling with life relying only on karma driving plus the all nationalities drunk drivers are the real DANGER.
  8. AHAHAHA very clever comments thank you Andrew Dawyer very much I like it ! i do not like sugar in thai food excessively every where into it.......
  9. Trump is fed from his own fighting all his life with various issues allowing him to have reached the levels were he is right now....Not bad even if his look is different strange and criticised so much forgetting all the good he is capable to realise like a fortune in the property market to finance himself a political intense campaign to become elected POSTUS. All the medias showing how biased fake and stupid all those relying on their views are frankly speaking....go and see how America is ahead far from the medias desinformations..... He has accepted to become a surgeon and of course blood is splashing out with members of his team replaced re shuffled like so often it is the case. He has regain the power of the WH thanks to his appointment of General Kelly whom does not have to deal with Postus surely not against him......General said US Nation first, no personal feelings from their various own political choices beliefs and work for the President interest included. Giving times only few months have elapsed and a lot has been achieved not all negative....steps by steps.... Tuning the Democrat, Liberals tide will not happen overnight with the medias absolutely biased..... He has to dominate his own instincts not to over react immediately to all issues he is bombarded with from.... Reduce yourself all the medias influencing the readers wrongly and life goes on better. I flush out most of what is repetitively released fake opinions expressed as news so far away from reflecting true facts...
  10. the situation is fellow Men friends do not be naive. Thai women agenda is very self centered selfish totally money oriented and cruel stealing fathers away from the mixed kids thy have with them initially baited as as a love play for their own benefits cashing out from foreign husbands as per their own patience and grid levels. So sad explaining why there are so many heartbroken fathers leaving totally mentally ruined absolutely screwed and short of their initial cash........ No dreams the sudden changes arrive unannounced without much reasons...... Though indeed anything they can find against husband is a no welcome back home threat......do not panic go ahead on even legally if necessary..... Better not to buy a house always being in her name Thai style and to keep a tight budget..... Be a mongoose and face any cobras proudly.....
  11. my recommendations. Do stay in Chaweng beach in Samui at long beach lodge resort in best location mid chaweng then go for day trip to any islands called rightly death islands though avoid staying there overnight...Islanders are much too dangerous and never facing any laws to be punished for several dramatic deaths recently. Anything else is a pure tropical adventure with many dangers on roads in the sea and at bars...
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    Hygiene in schools

    Mogandave you are thinking like my smart Thai wife at the first hiccup she was ready to jump ship....Unfortunately we have to face the small issues to benefit from a Christian education not available near by to start with. After several issues I won over three years we are still keeping our kids there indeed working on plan B and not giving up on the hygiene as I am persistent and dragging in many teachers. Thank you very much.
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    Hygiene in schools

    reading various comments there is a problem from the Thai people of attitude no one bothers enough and have no ideas of prevention..... We entrust our kids to educators themselves who are ignorant of basic hygiene standards issues regardless of money. Cleaning with dirty mops and only splashing water is insane. Washing hands without soaps is a call for diseases. The Department of Hygiene at Thai Ministry of Education warn them ahead of their visits...of course only times serious cleaning occur. I am lobbying every one at a large private Christian attended 90 % by Buddhists all mostly Thai 98 % School ( 4,200 pupils ) in Bangkok where two of our boys are attending and it will work because it has to work...after suppression of working, studying on floors, rewards with candies like if they were pets, stop fighting kicking instead of playing and clean uniform now Hygiene is on the top of the agenda. Thank you for your comments.
  14. I came here in Thailand looking for a Thai wife traditional educated meaning not Anglicized or Westernized. My first question to the chosen one was ; do you understand solutions ? her answer was NO....Do you know problems Yes she said then she got it..... We started on the basis of solutions and it was like flying above all obstacles.... We got married. I said we are going to have kids though we are going to be together 20 years..She nearly fainted hearing it. I took over from grand parents her 4 years old son from Isaan. 14 years later after many solutions offered became unnecessarily problems here we are. WE had two boys together now 9 and 6 years old. We are living in Bangkok. I have refused three times to be offered to pack up and leave. I have ignored and kicked out her family from our life because I refuse un doers ignorant and suckers. She set up a business and out of the business she bought herself a large house we all 5 live in, land and home in her own name. I am a paying guess, I am glad I report each 3 months to Thai Authorities instead of sinking in one of their rice fields and I have a budget. I do not indulge in stupid excesses like minor wifes, smocking, drinking, gambling, I just carefully monitor all details of our pleasant and easy life. My recommendations read the book of Mark Manson The subtle art of not giving a f.ck. They are charming as soon as they have accepted to change their skin in my wife case it took her 13 yes 13 years as ignorance is a large handicap I was aware of and like the duck water falling around was not a trouble. Some Thai ladies can change every year.... But if you can take any one out from a village never you will manage to extract the village from their minds especially Thai boys born in Isaan non educated pure pets and a huge burden. Enjoy a challenge live an adventure and stick to it because there is no point to hop ladies.. Thailand is easy life for the wealthy ones..... Only once I understood why Jim Thomson disappeared but he had no family to leave behind only losing a wealth creation not many Thai could live with without by greed killing each others... Now is the times for ourselves to reap some benefits from this adventure our boys are quality and handsome boys the envy of every one around. We enjoy the PM Prayut efforts to build up the Thai Nation to developed country standards...Hurry up He is right. I do not give a f...not to speak Thai as the educated one can speak English I flush all the others...