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by saint
April 4, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Border and bar closings
Replies: 167
Views: 7337

Re: Border and bar closings

Apparently a few passengers escaped security at swampy . All Thai from the US and Japan . Didnt fancy 14 days quarantine . at least 4 were infected . Got to love them havent you . Us dirty farang are doing our bit to keep us and ours safe , yet they cannot control 100 passengers at the airport . Lik...
by saint
April 4, 2020, 9:35 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Weather in Udon ?
Replies: 204
Views: 13989

Re: Weather in Udon ?

Moderate shower this morning around 3.30 at Nong Tha , lasted 30 minutes or so , but welcome .
by saint
April 4, 2020, 9:33 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Dupli colour
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Dupli colour

Opposite Global house is paint shop they have lots of differents paints Give it a try They do have a limited selection of auto paint , but ive never seen Dupli colour any where !!! The best one ive found for ease of use and finish is Nippon paint Pylac 1000 . I know Do Home and Thai Watsado stock i...
by saint
April 4, 2020, 9:26 am
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Window Tinting
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: Window Tinting

The windscreen place on the ringroad is expensive , but they use top quality materials . Most of the auto shops selling bumpers and stuff on the road from the K I N G roundabout to central will do windscreen tint The first one is where a lot of dealers go with their new sales . No idea of price , it...
by saint
April 3, 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: The source of the coronvirus??
Replies: 38
Views: 845

Re: The source of the coronvirus??

Not exactly the first pandemic to originate in China, I for one will do my absolute best to avoid buying chinese goods ever again, to be fair I always tried to buy british anyway, but it makes you (me) wonder if these viruses are man made to destabilise other countries and economies, personally I t...
by saint
April 3, 2020, 7:57 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: The source of the coronvirus??
Replies: 38
Views: 845

Re: The source of the coronvirus??

Three things occurred to me when this virus started in China. First was the massive response to contain it. China was very worried about this spreading and took extreme measures to try to stop it. Second was that China also tried to hide what was happening from the rest of the world initially and e...
by saint
April 3, 2020, 4:40 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 84
Views: 4934

Re: Visa Extension

Credit where credit is due ... Went to immigration this morning early doors . Got there about 8.20 and my heart sank when i saw a crowd of at least 40 people , many of them Asians . Not a racist comment , just an observation . At 8.30 on the dot the guy who usually wears the neck brace came out and...
by saint
April 2, 2020, 11:40 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 458
Views: 10204

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

Not talking about making it better , faster . Too late for that , and i agree the WHO are worse than usless , and do love sitting on that fence . No , my concern is if nothing is done , then what , Virus part three the sequel . Meaner and nastier than covid 19 , as covid 19 is over and above what Sa...
by saint
April 2, 2020, 10:45 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 458
Views: 10204

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

Exactly what a few of us have said on here , only to be chastised by a few wishy washy libtards , who say its not Chinas fault . Whats the saying , you are what you eat .
by saint
April 2, 2020, 10:35 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 84
Views: 4934

Re: Visa Extension

Credit where credit is due ... Went to immigration this morning early doors . Got there about 8.20 and my heart sank when i saw a crowd of at least 40 people , many of them Asians . Not a racist comment , just an observation . At 8.30 on the dot the guy who usually wears the neck brace came out and ...
by saint
April 2, 2020, 10:19 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 84
Views: 4934

Re: Visa Extension

^ Don't forget the all-important anti-corruption hot-line to report extortion by government workers. In previous instances, applicants may have been reticent to do so out of fear of imperiling their right to stay and paid whatever was demanded. Due to the travel and repatriation restrictions in pla...
by saint
April 1, 2020, 6:15 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 84
Views: 4934

Re: Visa Extension

^ Don't forget the all-important anti-corruption hot-line to report extortion by government workers. In previous instances, applicants may have been reticent to do so out of fear of imperiling their right to stay and paid whatever was demanded. Due to the travel and repatriation restrictions in pla...
by saint
April 1, 2020, 4:37 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Border and bar closings
Replies: 167
Views: 7337

Re: Border and bar closings

Had to go to town today to collect my swimming pool pump posted from Bangkok after repair. I have to drive past Do Home & Home Hub. Noticed they were both closed with gates barricaded off. I was hoping after my son has finished his 14 days isolation after returning from Australia tomorrow we could ...
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: wrong mail
Replies: 20
Views: 814

Re: wrong mail

Yes maybe , they certainly were not consecutive . I still found it odd .
Funnily enough when my neighbour built and registered his house a few years later , they gave him my number , forward slash one .
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 458
Views: 10204

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

Amged El-Hawrani, a 55-year-old ear, nose and throat consultant, died on Saturday at Leicester Royal Infirmary, while Adil El Tayar, 63, an organ transplant specialist, died on Wednesday at West Middlesex University Hospital in London, it emerged. Both had contracted Covid-19. https://www.theguardi...
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Border and bar closings
Replies: 167
Views: 7337

Re: Border and bar closings

I might have a bit of an idea about where the locals are going...nowhere, yesterday I had to go any get some meat, after going nowhere myself for a week I found myself slowly cruising the ring road @ 60kmh just for the hell of it to enjoy the drive,funny enough I was listening to talking heads ..ro...
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Travel Restrictions Inside Thailand
Replies: 14
Views: 712

Re: Travel Restrictions Inside Thailand

TicToc wrote:
March 30, 2020, 8:00 pm
So where did the information come from about 400 cases at the Military Hospital ?
Thats gotta be Bullshit !! I know a farang admitted yesturday in that hospital for a serious , but not vital operation today .
Should be in there for at least a week .
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:04 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: wrong mail
Replies: 20
Views: 814

Re: wrong mail

The numbering system is just plain weird ! Years ago when we registered this house and asked for a house number at the ampher office . The lady serving us brought out a book of vacant house numbers for the Banjan area , and said pick what number you want . So postmen have to be rocket scientists to ...
by saint
March 31, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Border and bar closings
Replies: 167
Views: 7337

Re: Border and bar closings

Plenty of traffic at route 2 and 210 junction this morning at 9am . From all directions . Traffic has thinned out in the last week or so , but there are still plenty on the roads considering we are in an emergency . Like Jon , no idea where they all go other than most commercials are heading for Non...
by saint
March 29, 2020, 11:39 am
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 112
Views: 15841

Re: Lao Railway Progress

Who cares if they are hungry . Dont spoil the view .
I would think good for business and the economy , and will generate jobs along its route .
My worry is will it generate enough to cover the payments .

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