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SNAKE BITE ………..WHAT TO DO!

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SNAKE BITE ………..WHAT TO DO!

Thailand has a wide variety of wildlife, including snakes. Living here, all of us will come into contact with these reptiles at some point .There are both venomous and non-venomous snakes here and in these articles I hope to tell you more about them. Many people have a deep-seated fear of snakes and believe that…

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Comments On The Buriram And Khon Kaen Times Facebook Pages

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Very occasionally, some people post inappropriate and offensive comments on our Facebook pages. The opportunity to comment on articles is not for conducting a personal vendetta with someone who may disagree with your views. Nor is it a time to use bad language which only serves to show up a person’s lack of intellect. In…

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Protection from Polluted Air.

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Protection from Polluted Air.

We take for granted that the quality of our air is good when it may not be. The hazards in our air are invisible demons we can’t see until it is way too late. The news starts to pay attention when in places like India the air gets so smoggy they can’t see. Far before…

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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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Wacky Races on the roads of Thailand

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Wacky Races on the roads of Thailand

  It`s slow lorry leading the way, as equally slow pick-up takes ages to pass, followed by sensible, frustrated farang driver keeping a safe distance, on the inside is family of 5 on a motorbike and bringing up the rear, coming at a fast pace, is posh black car, blacked out windows! Who is going…

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