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  1. Articles: Asia
    Britain, France, Sweden and Austria are warning expats in Thailand and citizens visiting the country to stay away from political protests in Bangkok as they could turn more violent. Britain warned its nationals against all but essential travel to the Thai capital due to the 'increasingly...
  2. Other Asia
    I have a friend who lives in thailand and she lives with terrible pain, due to a terminal illness. The hospitals give her certain medications which do not agree with her, and in the US, they gave her medications which - though I personally think are very addictive and should be controlled...
  3. Articles: Asia
    Expats and visitors to Thailand are being warned to exercise caution in Bangkok after the government declared a severe emergency as the worst political violence in almost 20 years left 21 dead and over 800 injured. The state of emergency covers areas of the capital city and certain districts of...
  4. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi my name is Mark, i have been looking at a move into SE Asia, ideally Bangkok but Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Phillipines or similar locations will be looked at seriously. I am based in the UK currently and have worked in a sales management role for over 10 years now, i currently work in...
  5. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hey to everyone who has taken their time to read my thread :) I am quite young for choosing to leave my country I would say, only being 21, but I have taken the matter into a great deal of consideration. I've been toying with the idea for nearly a year now and Thailand is perfect in my opinion...
  6. Other Asia
    dose they have a good university there? if i want to do a master Degree .. LittleTina
  7. Guides
    The Expat Forum is working closely with currency & foreign exchange partner, HiFX to bring you all your Thai Baht (THB) currency exchange needs. Use the graphing tools to track all the relevant Thai Currency data. Look up the indicative currency rates for the Thai Baht (THB). Feel free to use...
  8. Guides
    The Expat Forum has sourced out some of the best deals for making cheap calls to Thailand from any landline in the UK. The way in which you take advantage of these discounted international call deals to Thailand is quite straightforward and can be done in 2 easy steps. The following deal will...
  9. The Expat Forum Lounge
    OK, we have had threads about how ashamed we are with some expats/tourists and it has turned into some nations being singled out. How about turning this on its head. From experience, what nations do you think are consistantly the nicest expats in Thailand. I would vote for two. Canadians and...
  10. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    OK, we have had threads about how ashamed we are with some expats/tourists and it has turned into some nations being singled out. How about turning this on its head. From experience, what nations do you think are consistantly the nicest expats in Thailand. I would vote for two. Canadians and...
  11. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Just wanted to offer a suggestion that I think would be beneficial to some/most expats. Simply, have a cafe where expats could meet during the day over a cup of coffee or tea and share experiences, information and just get together. I would think that many would probably enjoy having a...
  12. International Expat Discussions
    Hi, I'm after the community's advice with regards to the best place to move to. I have looked at quite a few places, but at the moment am drawn to Thailand and the Philippines. My situation is this. I'm am due to be made redundant in September of this year, which will give me a lump sum of...
  13. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    :confused: Hi, Can anyone please help me to find where I can purchase in Thailand Giant Chess Set for Garden? many thanks Steve
  14. Articles: Asia
    Bangkok is the economic center of the Kingdom of Thailand as much investment and activity is infused in the capital city. This has made the city the 22nd most populous city in the world. Bangkok is also the center of trade, industry and tourism in the Southeast Asian continent. Local residents...
  15. Articles: Asia
    Nakhon Ratchasima, also known by the local residents as “Khorat”, is a Thai province located on the northeastern section of the country. It is one of the largest provinces in Thailand, and is located approximately 260 kilometers from Bangkok. It is the capital of the Nakhon Ratchasima Province...
  16. Articles: Asia
    Chiang Mai or Chiengmai is the biggest city in Thailand and is the capital of Chiang Mai Province. It is situated near the highest peaks in the country along Ping River about 700 km north of the nation’s capital Bangkok. The city has become more modernized in recent years with a very strategic...
  17. Articles: Asia
    Khon Kaen is a city that is a remarkable study in contrasts. You are just as likely to run into a water buffalo in the streets as you would a high priced luxury car. The city’s residents are equally diverse, with young urban professionals dressed in the height of corporate fashion walking...
  18. Articles: Asia
    Phuket is the largest island in Thailand, located on the western coast of the southern section of the country. Drawing its name from the Malay word for “mountain”–bukit– Phuket is primarily a tourist town, an industry from which it draws most of its income. The island is approximately the size...
  19. Articles: Asia
    Krung Thep–or Bangkok, as it is more commonly known–is the capital and primate city of Thailand. It is the 22nd most densely populated city in the world, with a population of almost 9 million people at the last official count. In addition to this native population, Krung Thep is also home to a...
  20. Articles: Asia
    Samut Prakan is a small yet densely inhabited city in Thailand. It is situated in the province of the same name, and can be found on the south of Bangkok. In Thai, "samut" means sea or ocean and "prakan" refers to a fortress. The old section of the district is known as Pak Nam, which means...
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