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Time To Renew Your UK Passport ? Then Take Away All The Hassle With Key Visa

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Time To Renew Your UK Passport ? Then Take Away All The Hassle With Key Visa

Renewing your passport can be a bit of a chore, particularly for those of us who live a long way from Bangkok. I have very recently renewed mine with the help of Darren McGarry of Key Visa, based in Pattaya. From the moment of initial contact to my new passport being delivered to my home,…

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Ford Ordered To Pay 23 Million Baht To 296 Owners Of Faulty Vehicles

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Ford Ordered To Pay 23 Million Baht To 296 Owners Of Faulty Vehicles

Ford Thailand was ordered on Friday to pay compensation worth Bt23 million to buyers of two of its models that were found to have defective clutch and gear systems. The lawsuit was filed against Ford Sale and Services (Thailand) by 308 buyers of Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus models who were demanding compensations worth Bt24.7…

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Which Mobile Phone Service Provider Is Best In Thailand?

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Which Mobile Phone Service Provider Is Best In Thailand?

We have all used mobile phone services in Thailand but which one is best? Which provider offers the best coverage and service? A report published recently by London based company “Open Signal”, may help you decide. The report is based on information collated from 1,104,675,335 data points, utilising data from over 110,000 users from the…

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Khon Kaen Banks The Falang Experience

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Khon Kaen Banks The Falang Experience

Have you got a bank account in Khon Kaen? For those that have, then some of these experiences will probably resonate with you. For a start you need to open a bank account. Easier said than done. All the major Thai Banks have a policy which is not necessarily followed at branch level, like in…

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Khon Kaen Smart City

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Khon Kaen Smart City

Here at Khon Kaen Times we’re all about promoting Khon Kaen and we’re in good company. Of the provinces that are part of the government’s “smart city plans”, Khon Kaen appears to have made the greatest progress. This is largely down to a group of Khon Kaen citizens taking the initiative themselves. The band of entrepreneurs…

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Khon Kaen Airport Upgrade

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Khon Kaen Airport Upgrade

The Department of Airports has allocated significant funding to Khon Kaen Airport. Khon Kaen airport will be upgraded over the next three years. It will get a new terminal that will increase the airport’s passenger handling capacity from 2 million passengers to 5 million a year. About 2.95 billion baht in total will go to…

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Khon Kaen Times Advertise Now

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Khon Kaen Times Advertise Now

Khon Kaen Times www.khonkaentimes.com Khon Kaen Times  is your online newspaper. It covers local news here in khon Kaen as well as national news,  with features on business, sport and a guide to Khon Kaen. It was launched in May 2017.  It is written by people who LIVE in the province of Khon Kaen Written…

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Toyota Car Dealership Khon Kaen

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Toyota Car Dealership Khon Kaen

I have a Toyota Vios  bought from one of the 5 Toyota  dealerships in Khon Kaen. The actual dealership where I bought it from, is located on Highway 2 as you approach Khon Kaen from the south, before Dino Water Park, Makro and Tesco Lotus. This isn’t a plug to buy Toyota cars but more…

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Khon Kaen Exhibition and Convention Centre

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Khon Kaen Exhibition and Convention Centre

The Bangkok Post reported last week on the forthcoming opening of a new Convention centre that should be bring Khon Kaen closer to becoming the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions hub for the Northeast of Thailand and neighbouring countries. Phuriwat Limthavornrat, president of the Association of Domestic Travel (ADT) and managing director of P. Incentive…

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7/11 Stores Open All Hours

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7/11 Stores Open All Hours

7- Eleven. Known locally as just ‘seven’. 3 people are stocktaking, 2 people are stacking shelves, 1 person is on a computer behind the counter and 1 person is trying to serve a big queue. And this is daytime. Nighttime gets even better when all the staff can focus on some funky loud music. Where are…

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