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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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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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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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Coast Road Deluged by Storms in Nakhon Si Thammarat District

The past four days of downpours have caused flooding in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat and Yala. It is possible that evacuation in some areas may have to take place. Strong sea waves slammed two seaside villages in Laem Talum Phuk, … Continue reading

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Heavy Rains Hit South East Thailand

Over the past four days here in Hua Sai, we have seen heavy monsoon rains and tonight in particular, very strong winds. There have been several breaks in electricity supply due to the storms and some localised flooding in areas … Continue reading

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Thailand Floods October 2011

Northern provinces of  Thailand have seen some of the worst flooding in over 50 years recently with over 300 confirmed deaths so far as a direct result of the floods. September/October are the months that usually see the worst of … Continue reading

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