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    Struggling Chinese Developer Evergrande Warns It...

    Struggling Chinese Developer Evergrande Warns It Could Run out of Money

    BEIJING —
    A Chinese developer that is struggling under $310 billion in debt warned Friday it may run out of money to...
  2. There is some real gloom and doom in that piece.

    There is some real gloom and doom in that piece.
  3. China, an economic bomb for Thai prospects

    As Thailand and the world battle the COVID-19 virus with Omicron knocking on the door, the bigger threat economically for us all may again be coming from China. The scale and nature of what is...
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    ^ Those two have lovely voices.

    ^ Those two have lovely voices.
  5. Thread: One for Looper

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    Ha! I’ve a brother with the same hobby. ...

    Ha!

    I’ve a brother with the same hobby.

    Nerds, huh? :)
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    Ant eggs are good in Issan style soup. Great...

    Ant eggs are good in Issan style soup. Great stuff.

    Don’t think I’ve seen jewel beetles cooked, but the giant water bugs (mangda) I avoid both fried up and as flavoring in food. Jeezus, it stinks.
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    Angus beef medium rare, blue cheese, tomato,...

    Angus beef medium rare, blue cheese, tomato, lettuce, ketchup, and mustard on a nice fresh bun.

    Had this planned for my dinner tonight but lost the burger buns somewhere between the cashier and...
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    What is it? Says blocked for copyright here.

    What is it? Says blocked for copyright here.
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    The smaller crunchy bugs are better than peanuts...

    The smaller crunchy bugs are better than peanuts with your beer! Give it a try.

    Some of the bigger insects which don’t get cooked all the way through are a bit yucky though.
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    Sticky: ^^My fingers crossed for your pops also, sabang....

    ^^My fingers crossed for your pops also, sabang.

    Regarding the reporting of covid as the cause of death, there are probably more people dying of covid that are underreported than vice versa. And...
  11. 100 embankment roads to nowhere built by Thailand’s Royal Irrigation Department

    The Royal Irrigation Department has spent about 795 million baht since 2017 building more than 100 canal embankments, similar to the one in Chaichana district of the north-eastern province of...
  12. Pilot seriously injured in F-5 fighter jet crash in Lop Buri

    An F-5 fighter jet crashed during training in the Chai Badan area of Central Thailand’s Lop Buri province today morning, critically injuring the pilot. The fighter jet, from Wing 21, crashed onto a...
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    Eating insects from the corner market is ok but...

    Eating insects from the corner market is ok but the thought of smashing them up into a burger puts me off for some reason.
  14. Toll-free on three expressways on December 5, 10

    The Expressway Authority of Thailand (Exat) announced on Friday that three expressways under its administration would be opened for free use on December 5 and 10, to facilitate people’s traveling...
  15. NBTC launches unique mobile ID service to protect consumers from hackers

    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is launching a new “mobile ID” system to help protect consumers’ identities and save their accounts from being hacked.

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  16. Phuket airport under fire for delaying noise pollution compensation payouts

    PHUKET: The Phuket branch of Airports of Thailand (AoT Phuket), which operates Phuket International Airport, has insisted that it is not ignoring or delaying compensation owed to local residents in...
  17. Nakhon Si Thammarat declared disaster zones

    NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: All 23 districts in this southern province have been designated disaster zones following downpours and runoff that started to inundate the municipality last night (Dec 2).
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  18. African tourist arrivals in Phuket found, face...

    African tourist arrivals in Phuket found, face tests



    PHUKET: Just one day after the announcement that officials were tracking down tourists who had arrived in Phuket from South Africa and...
  19. Phuket lucky licence plate fetches B1.42mn

    PHUKET: One Phuket licence plate has been sold for B1.42 million at the recent Phuket Land Transport Office (PLTO) annual auction of “lucky numbers” for this year.

    Licence plate Phuket “ขค 9999”...
  20. 27-year-old man arrested after holding an 11-year-old girl hostage by knife point

    A young man has been arrested after he took an 11-year-old girl hostage by knife point to her neck in Si Racha this week.


    The Nong Kham Police were notified of the incident in front of a local...
  21. Hua Hin gives permission for selling alcohol at qualified restaurants

    Two sub-districts in Prachuap Khiri Khan provinces were approved for alcohol beverage sales and drinks at qualified restaurants, according to the announcement by the provincial communicable disease...
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    Sticky: Hospital space is not the problem. The lack of...

    Hospital space is not the problem. The lack of doctors, nurses, and techs is the problem. Of course we could import more nurses and CNAs from the Philippines and doctors from India and the Middle...
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    Sticky: ^ I think a point you miss is what is happening...

    ^ I think a point you miss is what is happening in hospitals. I have had the misfortune of having to take my elderly mother to the emergency room twice since the pandemic. It is absolute hell. Too...
  24. Entertainment venues reopening in January may be delayed again, Thai Prime Minister s

    The reopening of nightlife entertainment venues nationwide may be delayed due to several concerns, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O’Cha stated at a press interview today, December 2nd.


    The Prime...
  25. Thailand will experience colder conditions in the north and more thundershowers

    Thailand will experience colder conditions in the north and thundershowers in the southern part from December 1st to the 7th, the Thai Meteorological Department reported today, December 2nd.

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  26. Tel Aviv is priciest city, outranking Paris in new report

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Residents of Israel’s seaside metropolis Tel Aviv have for years complained of how expensive it is, with living costs taking a chunk out of their paychecks.


    Now a new...
  27. Cambodia's leader Hun Sen endorses oldest son as successor

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday explicitly declared his support to have his eldest son, army commander Hun Manet, succeed him as the nation’s...
  28. Cabinet okays new visa scheme allowing a 1 year stay for medical tourists

    The Thai cabinet approved, in principle, the issuance of medical treatment visas at their meeting today (Tuesday). The visa will allow foreigners seeking medical treatment in Thailand to stay for up...
  29. Alcohol Allowed In Bangkok Restaurants Until 11pm

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has agreed to allow restaurants to serve alcohol until 11pm starting tomorrow.


    In an announcement signed by Bangkok governor Pol Gen Aswin...
  30. Baby Elephant Caught in Snare Trap Rescued by Park Rangers

    Park rangers in eastern Thailand’s Chanthaburi province rescued a baby elephant injured after falling into a snare trap. Snares are anchored cable, wire or rope nooses set to catch wild animals.
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  31. Luxury Car Dealers Facing Tax Evasion on 854 Imported Cars

    Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation is coordinating with the Department of Land Transport to enforce legal actions against 114 luxury car importers that were found to have evaded paying...
  32. ^ Good point.

    ^ Good point.
  33. Yes it is.

    Yes it is.
  34. Expansion of Benjakitti Forest Park To Be Completed in February Next Year

    BANGKOK (NNT) - Bangkok’s largest forest park in Klong Toey is scheduled to be opened early next year.


    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha posted on his Facebook page yesterday, saying the...
  35. Transport ministry asserts Hua Lamphong Station will not be demolished

    BANGKOK (NNT) - Concerns and criticisms have arisen over the commercial development of spaces at Hua Lamphong Train Station in Bangkok, and a public forum is set to be held to collect people’s inputs...
  36. Group calls on central bank to remedy the problem of insurance sales pressure on bank

    BANGKOK (NNT) - Stories of a former bank employee being forced to sell insurance packages and resigning because of the pressure have circulated in the media. A network of bank workers’ unions has...
  37. Massive blaze at engine oil warehouse in Nakhon Pathom now under control

    Fire crews have managed to control a huge fire at an engine oil warehouse in Samphran district of Thailand’s central province of Nakhon Pathom, after battling the blaze with chemicals for more than...
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    Sticky: Philippines suspends decision to allow vaccinated...

    Philippines suspends decision to allow vaccinated tourists entry

    Manila (AFP) – The Philippines has temporarily suspended a decision to allow fully vaccinated tourists entry in a bid to prevent a...
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    Sticky: Japan bans entry of foreign visitors as omicron...

    Japan bans entry of foreign visitors as omicron spreads

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan announced Monday it will suspend entry of all foreign visitors from around the world as a new coronavirus variant...
  40. “Food Galore” Thailand’s Monkey Banquet Festival Returns

    In Lopburi in central Thailand, thousands of monkeys feasted on two tonnes of fruits and vegetables as part of the town’s Monkey Festival after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic.


    Hundreds...
  41. Surprising to see so many foreigners there.

    Surprising to see so many foreigners there.
  42. Thread: Drunk food

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    Maybe microwaved bacon there.

    Maybe microwaved bacon there.
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    The frontman for Van Halen, David Lee Roth, was...

    The frontman for Van Halen, David Lee Roth, was stuck at the same hotel. I didn’t know this until I was standing in line for the restaurant. There was this guy standing in front of me who had a...
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    Calling in to the boss on Monday morning must...

    Calling in to the boss on Monday morning must have been fun. :)

    This happened to me once while in Yosemite staying at the Ahwahnee. A friend of mine and I went for the weekend and got in our room...
  45. Three wet blankets. Can’t anyone have a little...

    Three wet blankets. Can’t anyone have a little fun? :)
  46. ^ Oh. That Medicare G covers 80% emergency...

    ^ Oh. That Medicare G covers 80% emergency hospitalization out of the US but only for the first 60 days you are out.
  47. Calling Buck. Calling Buck. This is what I...

    Calling Buck. Calling Buck.

    This is what I found out for Medicare in the USA. Complicated as hell!

    As you know, you will get regular Medicare A, for hospitalization, free when you turn 65. You...
  48. Australian government vows to unmask online trolls

    Australia's government said Sunday it will introduce legislation to unmask online trolls, and hold social media giants like Facebook and Twitter responsible for identifying them.


    Prime Minister...
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    Sticky: China study warns of 'colossal' COVID outbreak if...

    China study warns of 'colossal' COVID outbreak if it opens up like U.S., France

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China could face more than 630,000 COVID-19 infections a day if it dropped its zero-tolerance...
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    Sticky: Israel closes borders to all foreigners over...

    Israel closes borders to all foreigners over Omicron

    Israel is to close its borders to all foreigners later Sunday in a bid to stem the spread of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus,...
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