Archive For July 23, 2017

Death Toll on Thailand’s Roads Rises Further

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Death Toll on Thailand’s Roads Rises Further

Since our articles Wacky Races on The Roads of Thailand and  Driving Round The Bend there has been a reported big rise in fatalities in the first six months of this year compared to last year up 25% – on what are already amongst the worst figures in the world. The figures released so far this year make disturbing but…

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News From Thailand

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News From Thailand

Often I’ve heard the question asked; what work can a foreigner get in Thailand, apart from teaching English or setting up your own business? Where it was once true that there was very little work available for a foreigner not lucky enough to get an expat package from an international firm, more jobs appear to…

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Khon Kaen Hosting International Yoga Festival This Month.

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Khon Kaen Hosting International Yoga Festival This Month.

  Khon Kaen Yoga : The local provincial governor Pongsak Preechawit announced last week that the International Yoga Festival 2017 will be held on July 30 from 7am to 7pm at Bueng Thung Sang Health Park, Khon Kaen. Pongsak went on to say that “the event would expose local residents to the popular exercise for…

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Changing Thailand

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Changing Thailand

The news coming out about Koh Tao this week has been pretty hard to digest for me. A place that holds an idyllic memory of my younger days as a ‘traveller’ around Thailand is now being dubbed ‘Death Island’. The island in the Koh Samui group that was once a quiet tropical get away and…

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Driving Round The Bend In Khon Kaen

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Driving Round The Bend In Khon Kaen

Driving in Khon Kaen or actually anywhere in Thailand should come with a government health warning. For good reasons Thailand is now ranked number 1 country in the world for the most road accidents and deaths. Even those figures should be higher. Since, if you are injured in a road accident, but carted off to…

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Thailand News Round From Khon Kaen Times

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Thailand News Round From Khon Kaen Times

The grisly murder of a Khon Kaen girl is still making headlines as the 3 female suspects have now been labelled the  “murder babes”. The three Thai women in their 20s went on the run after killing and dismembering a young bar worker. The trio were charged with premeditated murder and concealing a body over…

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