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by sometimewoodworker
October 1, 2020, 6:57 pm
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: American Hotel Guest / Big Trouble in Koh Chang
Replies: 12
Views: 448

Re: American Hotel Guest / Big Trouble in Koh Chang

rct wrote:
October 1, 2020, 6:17 pm
Bad mouth in one review is acceptable, if accurate and fair facts are presented.
You are wrong. Defamation is against the law in Thailand.

Showing that the accusation is true is no defence.

The offended party can take action with a single instance.
by sometimewoodworker
October 1, 2020, 6:47 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage 40,000 a month
Replies: 19
Views: 1058

Re: Marriage 40,000 a month

I applied and received my 60-day extension for a marriage visa at the Udon office mid-September. I spoke with someone who appeared to be a supervisor. (He had a yellow shirt and everyone else had blue shirts.) I asked about a combination of monthly deposits and a separate savings account. He said y...
by sometimewoodworker
October 1, 2020, 7:37 am
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: American Hotel Guest / Big Trouble in Koh Chang
Replies: 12
Views: 448

Re: American Hotel Guest / Big Trouble in Koh Chang

Seems the law here states even if his accusations are true he can still be prosecuted and jailed He absolutely can. It demonstrates that public criticism here is very dangerous. The libel and slander laws are really harsh and harshly enforced. Along with the point that they are absolute with truth ...
by sometimewoodworker
September 29, 2020, 4:52 pm
Forum: I'm Looking For....
Topic: Car Window Tinting
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: Car Window Tinting

HI ALL, can anyone recommend a good place to get car window tinting done at a reasonable price. Udon Glass has been doing window tinting for many years. I know a couple of people who have used them & were very satisfied. Located on the ring road it is the last shop house in the row of shop houses g...
by sometimewoodworker
September 28, 2020, 7:37 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October
Replies: 23
Views: 1059

Re: What ! Visa amnesty extended till end of October

BANGKOK, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Thailand on Monday extended a grace period for visa renewals for foreigners stranded in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic until the end of October, as travel restrictions remain in place and new infections climb globally. The extension will allow foreigners to...
by sometimewoodworker
September 27, 2020, 12:11 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF
Replies: 473
Views: 18823

Re: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF

Those ' **** hole African countries ' with poor democracy ,high unemployment ,crap health care ,poverty and crime are laughing now. South Sudan probably outranks the USA On this subject every country (with a population of over a million) outranks the USA the only contenders for bottom place are Bra...
by sometimewoodworker
September 26, 2020, 4:27 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage 40,000 a month
Replies: 19
Views: 1058

Re: Marriage 40,000 a month

I to would be interested about the 40,000 a month income method. Enquires on TV are 2 months deposit in your bank for your first application. However you need to show proof of income ie pension statement. I'm not sure if Udon ask for this There is no requirement that your income is from abroad for ...
by sometimewoodworker
September 26, 2020, 4:24 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage 40,000 a month
Replies: 19
Views: 1058

Re: Marriage 40,000 a month

Since the interpretation and implementation of their own marriage extension rules vary widely, does Udon Immigration specifically accept the 400k in the applicants Thai bank account with 2-months seasoning ONLY Yes they do, you may be asked to return within the consideration period with further pro...
by sometimewoodworker
September 24, 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa amnesty.
Replies: 10
Views: 449

Re: Visa amnesty.

Can any one confirm if there is a new visa amnesty. Having been to Immigration today for the 2nd.time this week and told to comeback that they were too busy. That was today at 8.30 am. Monday I was told they were waiting instruction. According to Phuket immigtation there is another visa extension /...
by sometimewoodworker
September 24, 2020, 3:17 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Udon immigration, not busy!
Replies: 109
Views: 5675

Re: Udon immigration, not busy!

ndreamer wrote:
September 24, 2020, 2:39 pm
People over 100 come back at 3pm.
Age discrimination? :lol:
by sometimewoodworker
September 24, 2020, 1:01 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Udon immigration, not busy!
Replies: 109
Views: 5675

Re: Udon immigration, not busy!

Charlieb wrote:
September 24, 2020, 10:37 am
Not busy?? See my post under the Visa Amnesty thread!
Did you notice that this thread with its title was started on April 24th.
Nobody is suggesting that immigration is quiet at the moment.
by sometimewoodworker
September 22, 2020, 6:07 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: Can anybody recommend a building contractor (Sept. 2020)
Replies: 5
Views: 361

Re: Can anybody recommend a building contractor (Sept. 2020)

rickfarang wrote:
September 19, 2020, 11:58 am
A friend of mine is planning to build a house in the area and he is looking for a good builder. He will appreciate any recommendations of "known good" builders.
Baan Boon who advertise here are as good as any and for us better than most
by sometimewoodworker
September 22, 2020, 6:05 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: power fluctuations
Replies: 40
Views: 1520

Re: power fluctuations

@bandundero, I have followed the explanation completely and as a layman I have some questions. On the RCD I read "protect with fuse HRC 80 A". but i see an automatic fuse instead, why? As you write they are not linked, is there a reason for? Which wires do you use behind the Breaker 80A and how did...
by sometimewoodworker
September 22, 2020, 5:54 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: power fluctuations
Replies: 40
Views: 1520

Re: power fluctuations

[Why do our refrigerators not just die a horrible death with how often the PEA feeds them 58-120volts during our frequent brownouts? I have seen over/under cutoff breakers made to mount in the CU, main box for 600-900Bt. Any reason Kopkei’s cheaper unit is not just as good. I don’t recall the cutof...
by sometimewoodworker
September 19, 2020, 10:52 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Special Tourist Visa (STV) 90 Days
Replies: 30
Views: 1758

Re: Special Tourist Visa (STV) 90 Days

Well I had to bite the bullet...used a Visa Agent, and now I have a Retirement Visa no worries till November 2021. Yes I had to pay a fee, but no need for me to put 800k in the bank, and I don't have to step into an IO and deal with any BS. Well worth it. Retirement extension not visa Don’t forget ...
by sometimewoodworker
September 19, 2020, 7:40 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Special Tourist Visa (STV) 90 Days
Replies: 30
Views: 1758

Re: Special Tourist Visa (STV) 90 Days

Thanks ' Sometimes ' for info and suggestions..Yup theres plenty of places here to have a break, but my government pension requires that in order to get it all year, I must spend six months in my home country. plus the missus has become demanding, so time I went and sorted out the rest of my family...
by sometimewoodworker
September 18, 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: Special Tourist Visa (STV) 90 Days
Replies: 30
Views: 1758

Re: Special Tourist Visa (STV) 90 Days

slightly off topic ....but,i wonder whats going to happen to the guys that still have valid non o visas that need to do border bounce every 90 days but can,t because the borders are closed That is quite clear. Either get a legitimate extension, pay an agent for an illegal/illegitimate extension or ...

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