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Worth playing around with WB

Friday, 03 April 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 14
Editor; Re: Believe it or not! (PM Snapshots Friday, 27 March 2015) - If the room does not have incandescent lights but energy saving bulbs, or fluorescent tubes, you will…

True Visions

Friday, 03 April 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 14
Editor; Darn! What now From True Visions? Can this be real? Would billionaire mogul company True Visions cancel yet another show in its lineup for the deprivation of its viewers?…

Looking for reciprocity

Friday, 03 April 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 14
Editor; Re: Thailand-Australia Parliamentarians’ Friendship Group meeting with Australian Ambassador (PM Saturday, 21 March 2015) - I would like to see more in regard to working agreements. Thai students can…

Jomtien Lions host students outing to Art in Pattaya

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13
Editor; Recently, Jomtien Lions had the great pleasure of taking eleven disabled students from the Redemption Center to the original ‘Art in Paradise’ 3D picture experience on Second Road. This…

Forced to walk in street

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13
Editor; Re: Traffic cops absent as Pattaya parks where it wants (PM Friday, 20 March) - I can understand the major vendors having to double park since Pattaya does not…

The country I love

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13
Editor; Re: Free for all Pattaya (PM Mailbag Friday 13 March 2015) - Oh, Tony! This is Amazing Thailand. Everything amazes me, the driving standard of drivers and motorbike riders,…

Can anyone help these animals?

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13
Editor; Re: Outrageous prices at Koh Samet Clinic (PM Friday, 06 March 2015) - Not sure if this will be published, but I feel I have to try. There are…

Thank you PCEC

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13
Editor; Re: Preparing for the inevitable (PM Friday, 20 March 2015) - Thank you to the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) for allowing our group to speak. It is not…

Bangkok taxi happily put down arm on his meter

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13
Editor; Re: Free for all Pattaya (PM Mailbag Friday 13 March 2015) - Interestingly, while having my car serviced at Nissan overnight far north on Sukhumvit Road, I flagged a…

Driver not worried

Friday, 20 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 12
Editor; Re: Free for all Pattaya (PM Mailbag Friday, 13 March 2015) - Thanks Dana. Just to add, I had just come from Bangkok and travelled by taxi from Nonthaburi…

Made your mind up long ago

Friday, 20 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 12
Editor; Re: Don’t twist the Tiger’s Tail (PM Friday, 06 March 2015) - (RP’s online “Slippery Suckers” post last week) intended to paint just one country as being the big…

Driver was not acting alone

Friday, 20 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 12
Editor; Re: Pattaya police promises checkpoint changes after traffic cops caught ‘framing’ reporter (PM Friday, 13 March 2015) - What a scammer. I am so sick of Thais not policing…

Broken taxi meters in Pattaya

Friday, 20 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 12
Editor; The first 25 cabs came with broken meters. Special order for Pattaya. Before the cabs, Pattaya had a great free A/C bus system. You can now see the cute…

Taxis are licensed service vehicles

Friday, 20 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 12
Editor; Re: Free for all Pattaya (PM Mailbag Friday, 13 March 2015) - Taxis are licensed service vehicles. They are supposed to serve the public and they would make more…

Disagrees with the notion

Friday, 13 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 11
Editor; Re: Outrageous prices at Koh Samet Clinic (PM Friday, 06 March 2015) - I am opposed to corruption, but I disagree with the notion that a government owned clinic…

Carnival of Death

Friday, 13 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 11
Editor; Re: Indonesia must be firm in facing Australia’s threats: Law expert (PM Saturday, 21 February 2015) - Carnival of Death. (Last week) two Australian drug couriers were moved from…

Invasion should meet 3 conditions

Friday, 13 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 11
Editor; Re: Don’t twist the Tiger’s Tail (PM Friday, 06 March 2015) - An “invasion” should meet each of the following three conditions: • It violated the U.N. Charter, which…

Free for all Pattaya

Friday, 13 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 11
Dear Sir; Welcome to Pattaya, or commonly known as the twilight zone where as soon as the city sign is passed all common sense goes out of the window. Normal…

Thank you

Friday, 13 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 11
Editor; I wish to thank all those who kindly enquired about me during my long illness and subsequent absence. Sincerest Dorian Farmer

Playing road convention card

Friday, 06 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 10
Editor; Re: Officials explain quirky driving requirements (PM Friday, 27 February 2015) - First I would like to respond to the following quote, “Miss Benyapa Prempol, who works in the…