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by semperfiguy
October 20, 2020, 11:19 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: friendly NOD .
Replies: 20
Views: 939

Re: friendly NOD .

DM, this has been one of my major complaints since I arrived in Thailand nearly 11 years ago. I'm from Tennessee in the USA, and we are known for our hospitality. Back there I can walk down the street and total strangers will greet me, and I them, and we will always respond with a smile and a few wo...
by semperfiguy
October 20, 2020, 5:19 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Question: Car Financing with VAT added
Replies: 25
Views: 1093

Re: Question: Car Financing with VAT added

deankham wrote:
October 19, 2020, 6:08 pm
Hope he enjoys the new Truck. Great feeling picking up a new car / truck :)
Thanks for the well wishes Deankham!
by semperfiguy
October 19, 2020, 3:48 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Question: Car Financing with VAT added
Replies: 25
Views: 1093

Re: Question: Car Financing with VAT added

ok i have got the reply from my cousin ,and we are looking at this the wrong way ,we do not pay 2 times vat ,as all calculations are made vat inclusive , i will give an exact calculation how it should be for example buying a nissan almera 599.000 baht incl vat /20% down payment / 4% annual/term 60 ...
by semperfiguy
October 17, 2020, 1:17 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Question: Car Financing with VAT added
Replies: 25
Views: 1093

Re: Question: Car Financing with VAT added

kopkei wrote:
October 17, 2020, 11:20 am
i have given a call to my cousin who works as engineer at swampy,he always buys his car and big bike on loan ,he will let me know on monday when he goes to work as these documents are at his work .... ;)
Thank you Kopkei! I look forward to hearing back from you.
by semperfiguy
October 17, 2020, 9:05 am
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Roads in and around UDON
Replies: 6
Views: 357

Re: Roads in and around UDON

I have lived in Udon Thani now for over 10 years, and for the most part I have seen little to no repair of secondary roads or small neighborhood roads. With this years heavy rainy season the roads are a mess with dangerous cracks and potholes. It would seem to me that the Dept. of Transportation wou...
by semperfiguy
October 17, 2020, 8:24 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Question: Car Financing with VAT added
Replies: 25
Views: 1093

Re: Question: Car Financing with VAT added

it will be everywhere the same , as it are 2 separate transactions , vat is required on both .... on is the vat on the car buy , the other on the loan ... i have checked the second car buy (on borrowed money) of my sister in law and it is the same ... ;) Now I'm wondering if this is allowed by law ...
by semperfiguy
October 15, 2020, 7:41 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions
Replies: 32
Views: 1180

Re: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions

I have bi-monthly blood checks at AEK. Not cheap. It's the HDL and LDL cholesterol test that is expensive. Would be interested if this was included in the cheaper schemes previously mentioned. I'm fairly certain that the HDL and LDL is included in this although they seem to say only Cholesterol on ...
by semperfiguy
October 15, 2020, 12:05 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions
Replies: 32
Views: 1180

Re: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions

Well I was just there today....and was told I would get the results on the 28th. My wife has been there before and she also had to wait two weeks....you must be special. I would like to hear from anybody else who has walked in off the street, and got a check up package, and able to get the results ...
by semperfiguy
October 15, 2020, 11:51 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Question: Car Financing with VAT added
Replies: 25
Views: 1093

Re: Question: Car Financing with VAT added

it will be everywhere the same , as it are 2 separate transactions , vat is required on both .... on is the vat on the car buy , the other on the loan ... i have checked the second car buy (on borrowed money) of my sister in law and it is the same ... ;) Now I'm wondering if this is allowed by law ...
by semperfiguy
October 15, 2020, 8:22 am
Forum: Udon Thani Restaurants
Topic: Great Breakfast
Replies: 165
Views: 6752

Re: Great Breakfast

DM I have the baked potato on the side, with just Dijon mustard or Horseradish! The main dish being a salad of lettuce, carrots, celery, tomato, sliced leeks, 1/2 tin rinsed chick peas for protein, capers, some sliced green olives with pimento, and store bought Balsamic dressing which is probably n...
by semperfiguy
October 14, 2020, 10:12 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Question: Car Financing with VAT added
Replies: 25
Views: 1093

Re: Question: Car Financing with VAT added

Semper, the wife used Krungsri Bank for her auto loan and every month a 7% VAT is added to the repayment to the tune of 897 Baht. Thanks TS! Do you know if the bank paid the dealership a lump sum price which already included a 7% VAT tax? That's really what I need to know. If that is common practic...
by semperfiguy
October 14, 2020, 6:24 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions
Replies: 32
Views: 1180

Re: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions

The Army Hospital does have excellent check up packages , but keep in mind you have to wait two weeks for the results. newtovillagelife, I have had my annual check-up at the Army Hospital for the past 8 years. I am in by 7:30 AM and finished by 9:00 AM depending on how many additional tests I add. ...
by semperfiguy
October 14, 2020, 3:54 pm
Forum: U.S. Politics
Topic: CIA Whistleblower Implicates Obama and Clinton
Replies: 53
Views: 1556

Re: CIA Whistleblower Implicates Obama and Clinton

Khun Paul wrote:
October 14, 2020, 3:29 pm
Check the whistleblowers bank accounts ( all of them )

Hopefully, this is the President's "October surprise" that trumps anything that the Democrats will throw at him this month. That's why they call him Mr. Trump!
by semperfiguy
October 14, 2020, 3:22 pm
Forum: U.S. Politics
Topic: CIA Whistleblower Implicates Obama and Clinton
Replies: 53
Views: 1556

CIA Whistleblower Implicates Obama and Clinton

BREAKING NEWS: A CIA Whistleblower has hard evidence, documents and audio, that implicate Obama, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and Brennan and others in the execution of Seal Team 6 as well as 4 Americans at Benghazi. The Seal Team 6 raid on the Bin Laden hideout in Pakistan succeeded only in killing a...
by semperfiguy
October 14, 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Question: Car Financing with VAT added
Replies: 25
Views: 1093

Re: Question: Car Financing with VAT added

Thank you for all the replies I have received thus far, but I'd still like to hear more if others can contribute with their personal experience.
by semperfiguy
October 13, 2020, 6:57 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions
Replies: 32
Views: 1180

Re: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions

we always (if we not forget) do an annual blood check @ thonburi labs , no messing around or altering results as they are a lab only , they do provide enough info on the results and they are priced normally...as info... ;) Morning Mr.Baker ! What is the cost to have a full bloowork done?Including m...
by semperfiguy
October 13, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Question: Car Financing with VAT added
Replies: 25
Views: 1093

Question: Car Financing with VAT added

My stepson is negotiating to buy an Isuzu truck and has been quoted a price of 974,000 Baht which includes the 7% VAT tax. They ask for 20% down and balance over 84 months at 2.69% interest with financing at the dealership. They enter those figures into an auto loan calculator app to determine the m...
by semperfiguy
October 13, 2020, 1:58 pm
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: Thai-Canadian model crowned Miss Universe Thailand
Replies: 15
Views: 531

Re: Thai-Canadian model crowned Miss Universe Thailand

What a bod, and the girl can definitely strut her stuff. First time I've seen a Thai women that didn't look like an orangutan when walking in heels.
by semperfiguy
October 10, 2020, 9:04 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions
Replies: 32
Views: 1180

Re: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions

Thanks for the info Patrick .. Dao n I did go to the Army hospital first but it was late on Friday morning and they said come back Monday , one nusre suggested going to another hospital to get checked then from that check go back to them if i required surgery. I really wanted to check all my bits n...
by semperfiguy
October 10, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions
Replies: 32
Views: 1180

Re: Health check ups Experiences and Comparisions

DM, you asked for comparisons and experiences, so not to be critical of those that use Bangkok Hospital Udon, but I go annually to the Army Hospital for my complete check-up. I normally do an Upper/Lower Abdominal Ultrasound for only 800 Baht, then an EKG, Chest X-Ray and all the normal blood work p...

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