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    Sticky: Putin orders nonwork week as COVID numbers rise...

    Putin orders nonwork week as COVID numbers rise in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the country’s workers to stay off work for a week starting later this...
  2. Yeah, but, Medicare doesn’t pay for assisted...

    Yeah, but, Medicare doesn’t pay for assisted living or long term care. For sure cheaper in Thailand.





    Medivac insurance? Still trying to figure this all out.
  3. And along comes the RFA to rain on the parade. :)...

    And along comes the RFA to rain on the parade. :)



    As first Chinese high-speed train reaches Laos, villagers demand overdue compensation

    The first bullet train to serve the Laos-China...
  4. Me, too. When I finally get to go back to...

    Me, too. When I finally get to go back to Thailand, I will continue to pay for Medicare B premium just for that reason.


    Mudcat says at 71, his premium is 100,000 baht a year which seems fair to...
  5. Floods, landslides kill 116 in India and Nepal

    The death toll from days of flooding and landslides in India and Nepal crossed 100 on Wednesday, including several families swept away or crushed in their homes by avalanches of mud and rocks.

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  6. Health insurance coverage adjusted to attract...

    Health insurance coverage adjusted to attract more long-stay, high-spending elderly expats


    This article contains an interesting paragraph. Wonder what this is about?

    The new rules also...
  7. Music Teacher Arrested for Molesting Young Schoolboys

    Police in Bangkok on Tuesday arrested a male music teacher for the alleged sexual abuse of at least three schoolboys he instructed, crime suppression police reported.


    The music teacher was...
  8. Bangkok Hospital Pattaya giving expats free Pfizer vaccines

    A Pattaya hospital opened registration today to foreigners over 18 for free vaccination with the Pfizer vaccine.


    Any non-citizens who have not been inoculated previously can register online for...
  9. Wichit Na Ranong steps in over Soi Paniang wastewater

    PHUKET: Wichit Na Ranong, often referred to as the ‘Father of Phuket Tourism’, has offered Rassada Municipality use of private land to help monitor wastewater levels flowing into the Soi Paniang...
  10. Huay Yai Police hunting for alleged gold snatcher in Pattaya area

    Huay Yai Police are hunting for an alleged gold snatcher after a 50-year-old man reported to police that he lost a gold necklace worth almost 60,000 baht in Banglamung last night around 10:00 P.M....
  11. 235 people, including minors, arrested at restaurant¯ in Khon Kaen

    A total of 235 customers, including nine juveniles, were captured at a local establishment in the Mueng district of Khon Kaen province in the early hours of this morning, October 20th, for allegedly...
  12. Thailand will enter winter season by the end of October

    Thailand is expected to officially enter winter by the end of October, according to the Thai Meteorological Department statement today, October 19th.


    The department forecasted the arrival of...
  13. 150th annual Chonburi Buffalo Festival held, but in a majorly toned-down manner

    The annual Chonburi Buffalo Racing Festival, the 150th Annual Edition, was held today (October 20th). However, the events have been toned down to primarily only a buffalo parade. The popular major...
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    Fighting form, even as the end neared As death...

    Fighting form, even as the end neared

    As death approached, Colin Powell was still in fighting form.


    "I've got multiple myeloma cancer, and I've got Parkinson's disease. But otherwise I'm...
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    When I first moved to Mae Jo, I was the only...

    When I first moved to Mae Jo, I was the only falang around. They would sound the falang alarm when I went to the local market. FALANG! FALANG! Now they know my name at the market and Mae Jo is full...
  16. Philippines Catches Abu Sayyaf Suspect Involved in Abductions, Beheadings of 2 Canadi

    Authorities in the southern Philippines have arrested a suspected Abu Sayyaf militant, who acted as a ransom negotiator and was involved in the abductions of two Canadians who were executed by the...
  17. Medics at Udon Thani hospital protest over unpaid hazard allowances

    About 50 nurses and other medical personnel working at the Udon Thani provincial hospital have protested to the management over its alleged failure to pay them hazard allowances for having to work...
  18. Nakhon Ratchasima municipal area submerged for second time in less than a month

    Overflow from the Lam Takhong River and runoff from Soong Nern and Kham Talay Sor districts have flooded the municipal area of Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima for the second...
  19. New seamless travel through toll plazas on Motorway No 9 from October 29

    Thailand’s Highways Department will put the new M-Flow toll system on tests from October 29th at Dan Tap Chang and Dan Tanya Buri toll plazas on Motorway No 9, which will allow seamless travel for...
  20. Arrest made for the 14 year old murder of pregnant girl

    An arrest was finally made for the murder of a pregnant girl that happened 14 years ago. This case has been cold since the murder was committed in 2007, and the fugitive has been on the run ever...
  21. Swine farms, pork production severely affected by flooding, covid

    Flash floods have disrupted pig production, resulting in higher operating costs with farmers bearing more burden, a pig farmer told Thai Enquirer on Tuesday.


    “Flash flood hit my farm on the...
  22. Bangkok named world’s best ’workation’ destination

    BANGKOK (NNT) - Despite the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic affecting countries around the world, Thailand’s capital of Bangkok continues to gain popularity among international visitors. It was recently...
  23. Govt promises to do its best to assist laid-off garment workers

    BANGKOK (NNT) - The government has emphasized it is doing its best to take care of laid-off garment workers, in response to a protest staged by workers from a lingerie factory. The Ministry of Labour...
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    Banks to return money to cardholders who...

    Banks to return money to cardholders who encounter recent irregular transactions

    BANGKOK (NNT) - Abnormal money deductions through accounts tied to people’s credit and debit cards have affected...
  25. Nearly a hundred customers arrested for allegedly illegally gathering, drinking booze

    A group of nearly a hundred customers were arrested at a restaurant located at a famous department store in Bangkok for gathering and drinking alcohol which allegedly violates the Emergency Decree...
  26. Possible flash floods and isolated heavy rain over the next 7 days

    The Thai Meteorological Department has warned of flash floods and overflows in Southern Thailand and an accumulation of isolated heavy rain in most parts of the country over the next 7 days, from...
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    Sticky: UK faces calls for ‘Plan B’ with virus cases high...

    UK faces calls for ‘Plan B’ with virus cases high and rising

    LONDON (AP) — Many scientists are pressing the British government to reimpose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as...
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    ^ One of those surveys sabang posted suggested...

    ^ One of those surveys sabang posted suggested the Chinese people lay all blame for wrongdoing on the local governments, not the national. The former seen as corrupt and the latter a savior. This...
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    Bangkok Bank sends an SMS when their debit cards...

    Bangkok Bank sends an SMS when their debit cards are used. They also send an email notice when someone opens the account online.

    I check my bank account about once a week, anyway, since a friend...
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    Fugitive whose desperate story won public...

    Fugitive whose desperate story won public sympathy dies as police close in

    (CNN) — A murder suspect who garnered widespread sympathy from the Chinese public has died after more than a week on the...
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    Sticky: Psychosis cases soar in England as pandemic hits...

    Psychosis cases soar in England as pandemic hits mental health

    Cases of psychosis have soared over the past two years in England as an increasing number of people experience hallucinations and...
  32. Ahem. China denies report of hypersonic...

    Ahem.


    China denies report of hypersonic missile test, says tested space vehicleBEIJING, Oct 18 (Reuters) - China tested a space vehicle in July, not a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile as...
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    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from...

    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from Covid complications

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    WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, the first...
  34. Manager & 116 Customers Charged After Raid At Bangkok Pub

    Police have charged 116 pub-goers and a manager after a raid on a popular Bangkok pub on Saturday night.


    Police from the Children and Women Protection Sub-Division and Lumpini station stormed...
  35. Thailands oldest reclining Buddha partially submerged in flood waters

    Thailand’s oldest reclining Buddha at Wat Dhammachakra Sema Ram is the latest casualty from the country’s central flooding. Authorities say the statue was partially submerged as a result of flooding...
  36. BTS launches free rides for points after cancelling monthly deal

    BTS Skytrain rolled out its new promotion in which members can use points to redeem free rides as a “more flexible” option for passengers, the company said Monday, after it stopped offering bundles...
  37. GPO sells ATKs at 40 baht per unit at eight of its retail stores

    BANGKOK (NNT) - Starting today (October 18), the Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) retails antigen test kits at 40 baht per unit, which is well below the market price, at eight of its...
  38. Myanmar to free 5,000 jailed anti-coup protesters

    YANGON: Myanmar will release more than 5,000 people jailed for protesting against the February coup which ousted the civilian government, the country’s junta chief said today (Oct 18).

    A total of...
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    Taliban Could Lose Power Amid Governance...

    Taliban Could Lose Power Amid Governance Struggles, Experts Say


    For the Taliban, winning was easy but governing is proving to be harder.


    Two months after the terrorist group seized control...
  40. Villages near Phu Tub Berk mountain placed under COVID lockdown until end October

    The Phetchabun provincial governor has ordered two villages, next to Thailand’s famous mountain resort of Phu Tub Berk, closed to all outsiders from Monday until end of this month after several...
  41. Police say they know who cut the rope of dangling...

    Police say they know who cut the rope of dangling condo workers

    If yesterday’s story about a worker who was rescued from the 26th floor of a condo in Nonthaburi after his safety rope was allegedly...
  42. Man dicovers dead body in trees near roadside in Banglamung

    A man who was fixing internet cables found a dead body in a forested area near a roadside in Banglamung last night (October 15th).


    The Nongprue Police was notified of the incident at 7:00 P.M....
  43. Majority disagree with government plan to reopen for vaccinated foreign tourists

    The majority of Thai people do not agree with the government’s country reopening plan of letting in vaccinated foreign tourists without quarantine from November 1st as it is not the right time for...
  44. Thread: Breakfast Wars

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    ^ Originally made by Native Americans with maple...

    ^ Originally made by Native Americans with maple syrup. :)
  45. Thread: Breakfast Wars

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    ^ That doesn’t even make sense!

    ^ That doesn’t even make sense!
  46. Cab drivers can get free cabin partition installed throughout October

    BANGKOK (NNT) - The Department of Land Transport continues to provide free installation of cabin partitions for taxis, to protect drivers and passengers from airborne pathogens. Taxi drivers can make...
  47. Pattaya officials aim to significantly reduce numbers of homeless in the city

    Pattaya City officials and the director of the Chonburi Center for the Destitute conducted what they called a ‘round up’ of homeless people and beggars in the Pattaya area this week as officials are...
  48. Thread: Breakfast Wars

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    Who is Al Dente?

    Who is Al Dente?
  49. Thread: Breakfast Wars

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    ^ Oh, shut-up. You people can’t even boil noodles...

    ^ Oh, shut-up. You people can’t even boil noodles properly. :wiggle:
  50. Thread: Breakfast Wars

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    Polenta or grits. What’s the difference?

    Polenta or grits. What’s the difference?
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