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Thai Culture

Thai Buddhist Sutras: Karma

Greatest Thai Buddhist Sutras: Karma. The Culakammavibhanga Sutra You want: long life, health, beauty, power, riches, high birth, wisdom? Or even some of these things? They do not appear by chance.

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What to Bring to Thailand

What to Bring to Thailand When You Move Bed Linens. Thai linens are pretty awful, for some reason. The towels are bearable, but the sheets are rough and uncomfortable. Even though China makes

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Thai Culture

Literacy in Thailand

Why is Literacy in Thailand so Poor? Thailand’s Office of Basic Education Commission (OBEC) recently completed a literacy test of Thailand’s third-grade children and found that out of 600,000 3rd grade

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Pythons in Thai Toilets

Pythons in Thai Toilets are Uncommon, But… Thailand is still an exotic, exciting place, as this story about a pythons in Thai toilets, demonstrates. A woman was almost killed by

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Precent, Diagnose, Treat and Recover from Dengue Fever
Health in Thailand

Dengue Fever in Thailand?

Is There Really Dengue Fever in Thailand? Though dengue fever is endemic in Thailand, you don’t have to get it. And you don’t have to suffer years of after-effects if you

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British Taxes in Thailand
Thailand budget

British Expat Taxes in Thailand

British Expat Taxes in Thailand are Under Review British expats living in Thailand may be facing taxes they weren’t anticipating. A consultation document from HM Revenue & Customs claims that few

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Thai Sex Shows

Thai sex shows 100 years ago: a Humorous Tale with Interesting Pornographic Elements: Thai sex shows 100 years ago arrive long before the influx of GIs during the Vietnam War have

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Thai Sea Gypsies

Thai Sea Gypsies, in Chiang Mai? I have coffee every morning with a Sea Gypsy. A real one. He started contributing to his family’s income at age 4, when he spent

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Thai Minimum Wage

How does the Thai Minimum Wage work? The National Wage Committee has decided not to not raise the minimum wage until late next year as the cost of living remains

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Chiang Mai Rentals, Sublets

Here are the Chiang Mai rentals, sublets for July, 2018. Even if you’re not yet planning a move, it provides you with real estate values in Chiang Mai. These are real houses in Chiang Mai

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Thailand budget

Transferring Money to Thailand

Before you start transferring money to Thailand, even before you leave home: Beware!… your cable, utility, etc. vendor will tell you that your accounts are cancelled. Don’t believe your vendor!

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