Monthly Archives: March 2011

“Love Animal Sanctuary” Chiangmai

Love Animal Sanctuary houses over 100 domestic animals, as well as monkeys, civit cats and a one winged fruit bat named Buddy. Thailand does not have an animal welfare system and most unwanted animals are left to roam the streets … Continue reading

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Again a shabby Thai traffic-scandal!!!

Hit-and-run are in Thailand unfortunately almost every days’ “news” It should be nice that such criminals are going behind bars for many years! I’m not amazed as I’m seeing lots of times crazy drivers with posh cars driving like idiots … Continue reading

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“Phuket Opinion: Policy on Thai residency should not be secret”

“It’s time for the Ministry of Interior (MoI) to set up a special task force to begin fast-tracking the processing of the huge backlog of permanent residency (PR) applications it is now sitting on in silence. Such a move would … Continue reading

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Help the elephant

Did you know Asian elephants are endangered (IUCN red list)? Wild elephant populations are suffering from habitat loss, conflicts with humans, and poaching. Whether born in captivity or poached from the wild and sold to the tourist trade, domesticated elephants … Continue reading

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“Why Are Westerners So Disliked In Thailand?”

“There is no doubt in my mind that a significant number of Thais are racist.Rich City dwelling Thai’s treat their poor Rural based fellow Thai’s with a lofty disdain bordering on contempt.While Thai’s in general harbour these uncharitable opinions about … Continue reading

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Critics slam Thai justice system

“Critics are adamant injustice and inequality remain the norm in Thai society although the Justice Ministry insists the situation for the poor has improved. Somkiat Tangkitvanich, vice president of the Thailand Development Research Institute, said Thai governments had invested heavily … Continue reading

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‘Etiquette guide’ for Thai monks

27-4-2009: A Buddhist preacher in Thailand has announced plans for new guidelines aimed at curbing the flamboyant behaviour of gay and transgender monks. The “good manners” curriculum – the country’s first – is being introduced in the northern province of … Continue reading

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