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Some Thailand Facts

Here are a few facts about life in Thailand: Council Tax Cost:  B0 – (£0 approx). Minimum Wage:  B300 – (£6 approx) per Day. Refuse Collection: B30 – (60p approx) per Month. Typical Water Bill: B120 – (£2.40 approx) per … Continue reading

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Bank of Thailand Issues Two New Notes

On 3rd July 2555 (2012), the Bank of Thailand announced the issue of two new commemorative bank notes. An 80 Baht Note and a new 100 Baht note. An 80-baht (GBP 1.60) commemorative banknote will be issued to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the Coronation of His Majesty

Today is the Anniversary of the Coronation of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej (King of Thailand). He was officially crowned as Rama IX, the 9th king of the Chakri dynasty, on 5th May 1950, four years after his accession to … Continue reading

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It’s Songkran Time Again

The Thai New Solar Year starts today 13th April. The temperatures are rising, and today it’s time for the Songkran Festival of Water to start. Thailand‘s most celebrated festival is the Songkran Festival. It starts April 13 and lasts between … Continue reading

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It’s Songkran Time Again

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Tsunami Alert Lifted in Thailand

The National Disaster Warning Centre has lifted the tsunami warning after an 8.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Sumatra on Wednesday afternoon, centre director Somsak Khaosuwan said. Grp Cpt Somsak said he was confident that there will be no tsunami in … Continue reading

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Sumatra Earthquake effect on Thailand Update

The TAN (Thai-Asean News Network) update at 20:00 Thai Time. Here is an update by TAN (Video will be available at around 20:40 Thai Time (13:40GMT) when upload finished): Related articles Sumatra Earthquake 8.7 threatens Thailand Coast (steveriches.wordpress.com) Update: Tsunami … Continue reading

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Sumatra Earthquake 8.7 threatens Thailand Coast

A massive earthquake has struck off of the Indonesian coast. Tsunami warnings have been issued around the Andaman Sea Coastal areas in Thailand. According to initial reports, the quake tremors were felt in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and India too. A … Continue reading

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Sumatra Earthquake 8.7 threatens Thailand Coast

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Scenes from Hua Sai Thailand following Storms

Here is some video around Hua Sai during the recent 4 days of storms. The video was taken today, 25th November 2011. It continues to rain again today, very heavy at times. During the rain last evening we were without … Continue reading

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