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Tired of over regulation

Friday, 10 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 2
Editor: Re: Enforce no smoking laws (PM Friday, 27 December 2013) - You know... a lot of us are here because we are tired of the over regulation that is…

Pheu Thai not that democratic

Friday, 10 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 2
Editor; Re: NY Times brands current protests in Thailand undemocratic movement (PM Saturday, 21 December 2013) - Pheu Thai isn’t that democratic at all, as the author of the NY…

This has gone on too long

Friday, 10 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 2
Editor; Re: Chiang Rai-Khon Kaen bus plunges off Phetchabun bridge; 32 dead (PM Monday, 30 December 2013) - It’s about time they fitted tachometers or police caught them, to stop…

Motorists win over pedestrians again

Friday, 10 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 2
Editor; Re: Officials demand changes to Beach Road construction after motorbike accidents (PM Friday, 27 December 2013) - Yet another case of the motorist winning over the pedestrian. They should…

Hole on Jomtien Second Road

Friday, 10 January 2014 Issue Vol. XXII No. 2
Editor; Your readers will be surprised to know that the hole dug in April last year is still there despite the promises of the city engineer to fill it in…

Turmoil in Thailand

Friday, 27 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 52
Dear Editor, What’s going on in Bangkok in the last few weeks makes me puzzled and confused. I am living in Thailand since 10 years and meet many Thais. I…

Enforce no smoking laws

Friday, 27 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 52
Editor; Re: Shirtless in Pattaya (PM Mailbag Friday, 20 December 2013) - I think they need to clamp down on smoking in no smoking areas before worrying about this. Farangs…

Annoyed by noise, too

Friday, 27 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 52
Editor; Re: Noisy Thailand (PM Mailbag Dec 20 2013) - Hi George, I too am one annoyed by needless noise. I could never understand competing with a machine to talk…

Re: Ireland not giving anything away

Friday, 27 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 52
Editor; Re: Ireland not giving anything away (PM Mailbag Friday, 20 December 2013) - George Best’s letter last week is wrong. Ireland is an independent country and if you get…

Continuing water problems

Friday, 27 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 52
Editor; Re: Water problems on Soi Nernplabwan (PM Friday, 15 November 2013) - 28 years I’ve lived in Pattaya and visited their offices in Naklua regularly during that time. The…

Shirtless in Pattaya

Friday, 20 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 51
Editor; Finally high season has arrived in Pattaya and along with the cooler weather we have the usual influx of fat shirtless men sporting their sweaty torsos. Indeed both Thais…

Always roped off

Friday, 20 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 51
Editor; Re: Whose street is it anyway? (PM Friday, 29 November 2013) - I walk this section of road every morning and have wondered the same thing. It’s roped off…

Sad to hear political turmoil

Friday, 20 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 51
Editor; Re: Foreign media closely monitoring political situation in Thailand (PM Wednesday, 11 December 2013) - It is sad to hear the political turmoil in Thailand. This is a peaceful…

Causes of diabetes

Friday, 20 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 51
Sir, There are several causative factors for diabetes and sugar is only one of them. Very recently a tenuous connection between meat and diabetes has been established. Many diabetics have…

Noisy Thailand

Friday, 20 December 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 51
Editor; I am 90 years old and have been coming to Thailand for the last 20 years. I love the country, the climate (in your winter) and the people, and…
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