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by Hoopoe
July 11, 2019, 8:16 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: Looking for Tree Removal team
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: Looking for Tree Removal team

These guy's are based in kumphawapi.
Maybe travelling costs to great. But will need someone who speaks Thai. His name is Am phone 0653466853
by Hoopoe
July 11, 2019, 4:49 am
Forum: House & Land
Topic: Looking for Tree Removal team
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: Looking for Tree Removal team

FrazeeDK wrote:
July 10, 2019, 5:07 pm
have a 10 meter old dead mango tree that overlooks two outbuildings and a carport that needs to be cut down from the top to prevent any damage to the buildings.. Any references???
state Location , ?? i'll ask the guys that do it regularly , but you maybe to far away ,
by Hoopoe
July 9, 2019, 2:16 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Bank Account for Retirement
Replies: 17
Views: 965

Re: Bank Account for Retirement

I had to close my accounts in the UK as being expatriate I was not allowed to have a bank account there so I transferred the money & kept in the currency. HY , re- this quote , I have been out of the UK some 20years now and still have three RBS account's in my name with my Thai address , also two B...
by Hoopoe
June 19, 2019, 5:31 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa
Replies: 26
Views: 1889

Re: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa

"Brian i've sent a queary to Admin , regarding this messages" Sorry to use a topic to highlight what seems a PMing problem - may be an isolated problem, or we've stumbled across a broader issue. Just to say, Hoopoe, that I have received a helpful PM from another member (doesn't appear to be you as ...
by Hoopoe
June 18, 2019, 8:57 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa
Replies: 26
Views: 1889

Re: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa

Thanks, Hoopoe. Brian did you get the PM i sent you ?? just checked my sent messages and it's not showing , i've just sent an updated version of it , No, Hoopoe, I've not received either message. I had assumed the reference to PM in your first main message was just a slip, so ignored it. I've just ...
by Hoopoe
June 18, 2019, 7:04 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa
Replies: 26
Views: 1889

Re: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa

Brian Davis wrote:
June 17, 2019, 5:00 am
Thanks, Hoopoe.
Brian did you get the PM i sent you ?? just checked my sent messages and it's not showing , i've just sent an updated version of it ,
by Hoopoe
June 17, 2019, 3:44 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa
Replies: 26
Views: 1889

Re: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa

My apologies if I've missed something amidst all the visa posts. Hoopoe's attachment below appears to be a document given to him (or someone else) during the processing of a retirement extension application and includes some of the changed criteria, notably how long money has to be in the bank and ...
by Hoopoe
June 16, 2019, 3:55 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa
Replies: 26
Views: 1889

Re: 800k in thai bank for extending retire visa

Hopefully someone can help me with this as I've had different answers from Udon Immigration. I've had a retirement visa for 9 years now and unfortunately my Embassy has recently decided to stop the letters of affirmation for my pension as other Embassies have, as we all know. So I've reverted to th...
by Hoopoe
June 15, 2019, 3:00 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Hospital/ heart
Replies: 54
Views: 6751

Re: Hospital/ heart

What was the cost for one stent? as I may need another one soon, thanks 100,000 up front if unsuccessful i was told they return a % of that, albeit a very small % , my total cost's last time was 112,000 bht , this time iv'e booked a private room at a cost of 800bht a night ,possibly 3 night's stay ...
by Hoopoe
June 10, 2019, 1:46 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: heart disease biggest kiler of brits
Replies: 15
Views: 757

Re: heart disease biggest kiler of brits

] Thanks for the info, but I was more interested in the non evasive CT angiogram. This CT is new to me so have read up on it, It is no good for me as i have known blockages ,i wouldn't wan't to waste anytime having to go back for the invasive Angiogram,the point of the invasive Angiogram is if they...
by Hoopoe
June 8, 2019, 4:52 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: heart disease biggest kiler of brits
Replies: 15
Views: 757

Re: heart disease biggest kiler of brits

Anyone know where you can have a CT angiogram in Udonthani, and the cost??? this is what happened in 2016 Most Thai's who know their stuff all go to Queen ,,,,,,,,Sirikit heart hospital Kohn Kaen , i had an angioram in Udon general hospital , they know their stuff there , they told me it was to dif...
by Hoopoe
June 7, 2019, 1:37 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: heart disease biggest kiler of brits
Replies: 15
Views: 757

Re: heart disease biggest kiler of brits

Hoopee and Vlad. Neither of you mentioned a treadmill stress test. Was this part of your original diagnosis and also performed as a stress echocardiogram on subsequent follow ups. Barney , i did the treadmill test with echo at same time in England , the result inconclusive ,now in Thailand (at that...
by Hoopoe
June 6, 2019, 3:58 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: heart disease biggest kiler of brits
Replies: 15
Views: 757

Re: heart disease biggest kiler of brits

by vlad » June 6, 2019, 1:09 am Hey Vlad , the ECG and or Ultrasound have limitations in their use ,depending on the type of heart condition you have ,2001 ,i had the first of many heart attacks (i just thought it was indegestion) at the time i was very fit ,power walking most days ,they tried the E...
by Hoopoe
June 6, 2019, 3:33 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: The FLASHING of Headlights
Replies: 31
Views: 1353

Re: The FLASHING of Headlights

It's worse on Motor bikes , take this morning for instance ,narrow country lane ISH , riding along at maybe 50 klick's per hour ,lots of traffic in the opposite direction , pickup truck decides he's overtaking everyone , flashing headlights , there's only one place for me and another motorcyclist to...
by Hoopoe
June 6, 2019, 3:21 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: TM30 Clarification Received from Udonthani Immigration
Replies: 11
Views: 917

Re: TM30 Clarification Received from Udonthani Immigration

AFIK udon immigration does not fine. But the time limit is 24hours Last year on extension renewal (marriage ) after 1hour 15 minutes of grilling by the immigration officer ,and scrutiny of all the paperwork , they then decided a TM 30 must be done ,16 years since i first submitted an extension based...
by Hoopoe
June 3, 2019, 7:40 am
Forum: Things to do in Udon Thani
Topic: Udon Water World.
Replies: 22
Views: 6887

Re: Udon Water World.

Was there a couple of weeks ago with family , food was good ,beer ok , there's an aircon area you can go into if it gets to hot ,free admission , you only pay if you use the swimming facilities , beer and food of course ,and got to agree those slides look deadly , the kids (20 yearolds ) loved it , ...
by Hoopoe
May 22, 2019, 4:24 pm
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: The Best way to receive UK government pension in Thailand
Replies: 13
Views: 1802

Re: The Best way to receive UK government pension in Thailand

We all got side tracked from the OP , as far as i know most people i know get it paid direct into their Thai bank accounts , once every 4 weeks ,i'm not there yet so have not done any research into it ,
by Hoopoe
May 22, 2019, 4:20 pm
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: The Best way to receive UK government pension in Thailand
Replies: 13
Views: 1802

Re: The Best way to receive UK government pension in Thailand

Old grumpy is correct , that is how it reads on the benefits pages , (benefits my ass it's an entitlement for contributions over the years ) according to the rules ,once you are in the UK you have to notify DWP to gain the yearly increases , or to be paid all the increases since you left , BUT if yo...
by Hoopoe
May 22, 2019, 12:09 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Weather in Udon ?
Replies: 123
Views: 8499

Re: Weather in Udon ?

5pm yesterday very strong Trop rolled in. Structural damage to roofs etc in the villages. High winds. Torrential rain. The worse part lasting one and a half hours. Electric off for 12hours .stopped raining 6am today. Kumphawapi area
by Hoopoe
May 21, 2019, 6:43 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Marriage Extension New Rule
Replies: 150
Views: 8045

Re: Marriage Extension New Rule

Does this mean that beyond the hand-written note with the pink paperclip, there's possibly no valid stamp or official annotation in the passport that indicates the passport holder's current immigration status? There will be last year's expired extension date stamp and nothing to suggest the passport...

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