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Re: Renewing a 5 year driving license in Meuang Khon Kaen
by Lung Bing | January 19, 2019, 04:15:06 PM
Mine was 5 days early.  You get a 5 year license plus the time upto your next birthday.I have heard of , but wouldn't be happy about trying myself, going the day after your old license  expires so you get 5 years plus the 364 days until your next birthday.How early you can renew?  There is probably an official date, but This Is Thailand, so who knows....
Re: Thai Immigration new requirements retirement, marriage extensions
by fceligoj | January 19, 2019, 03:49:50 PM
You may want to read this on the possible 10-year retirement extensions and no 90 day report being pushed by Big Joke.  Big Joke was interviewed.  The information of interest is near the end of the article.
Re: TransferWise
by fceligoj | January 18, 2019, 08:37:48 PM
I am in agreement with Kowpot on Bangkok Bank since I use it exclusively.  What shows up in your BBL bank account when using Transferwise is an "international transfer" ID.  Also, the only transfer cost for you is what TransferWise charges.  Bangkok Bank charges 'zero".When all is said and done with, wish I would have known about TransferWise earlier.  On th...
Re: Bank Account
by Savannah20 | January 17, 2019, 08:57:57 PM
Re: We're back!
by admin | January 16, 2019, 07:38:25 PM
It was happily retired until you brought it back to the top of the latest posts list....
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by admin | January 16, 2019, 11:01:21 AM
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Re: massage table
by screamer | January 14, 2019, 02:49:47 PM
You could always go round the massage places and ask if they are about to throw one out....
Re: Rachapreuk Hospital
by PlasticYellowTomato | January 13, 2019, 04:33:16 PM
A few years ago I posted in this thread (under a slightly different username as forgot the old logon) about my experience getting a full-body checkup at Rajapruek Hospital (or Rachapruek / Ratchaphruek whatever spelling you preferr :-\ ).Two days ago I went there for the third time (trying to do one each year), and still impressed with the place - so just wanted to update for those of you who are ...
Re: Who woulda thunk it?
by admin | January 13, 2019, 11:24:58 AM
$1,000 per month pension gets you a retirement visa (at any age as long as you can demonstrate guaranteed income-for-life), but if  you buy a house (that is buy a house as in buy a house), you only need $750.  All kinds of other incentives and benefits from what I have read. I have also read that it is not cost of living is not quite the bargain it was 10 or 20 years ago.  Better in...
Re: Bowling Lanes in Udorn to Close 1 January
by admin | January 07, 2019, 05:59:02 PM
I wonder if the decline and fall of bowling is limited to Thailand or an international phenomenon? You would think that a sport where you can eat, drink beer and sit on your butt would be evergreen in Thailand! roll ...