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by JimboPSM
July 4, 2020, 12:45 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Bank Holidays in Thailand for 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

Re: Bank Holidays in Thailand for 2020

Monday 27th July 2020 announced as a "substitute holiday for Songkran festival". From BOT Press Release No. 38/2020 On 30th June 2020, the Cabinet has announced that 27th July 2020 is a substitute holiday for Songkran festival. The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has considered and deemed appropriate to dec...
by JimboPSM
June 9, 2020, 3:24 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: The All-New "Why is the UK imposing quarantine now?" thread.
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: The All-New "Why is the UK imposing quarantine now?" thread.

It could be a demonstration by Johnson of his world beating pandemic rapid response unit to use world beating 20/20 hindsight technology to recognise and react to pandemic threats within a world beating six months ](*,)

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by JimboPSM
June 9, 2020, 6:48 am
Forum: U.S. Politics
Topic: U.S. Politics
Replies: 8405
Views: 119207

Re: U.S. Politics

The May US Jobs reports may be, to say the least, just a tad misleading :^o :^o :^o :^o From Forbes (8th June 2020): There’s A Glaring, Misleading Error In The May Jobs Report: U.S. May Be At 20% Unemployment Jack Kelly Senior Contributor On Friday, I reported on the data released from the Departme...
by JimboPSM
June 6, 2020, 6:49 am
Forum: World News
Topic: America coming apart at the seams?
Replies: 751
Views: 20343

Re: America coming apart at the seams?

What was not clearly said by Admiral Mullen and General Mattis in their comments, but will have been very clearly understood by the military top brass, would be the moral and reputational damage suffered by the US military if its serving members were placed in the invidious position of having to use...
by JimboPSM
June 5, 2020, 6:29 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: UK News
Replies: 416
Views: 11432

Re: UK News

Interesting fact ..... the UK now has more daily deaths from CV than the rest of EU combined (all 27 of them) and UK has the advantage of being islands Again one has to question where you get your (totally incorrect) information from. Figures published today Deaths from COVID UK 39,904 Italy 33,698...
by JimboPSM
June 5, 2020, 12:00 pm
Forum: World News
Topic: America coming apart at the seams?
Replies: 751
Views: 20343

Re: America coming apart at the seams?

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose
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by JimboPSM
May 21, 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: UK News
Replies: 416
Views: 11432

Re: UK News

I have an extension on Firefox called Worldwide Radio, which (they claim) has access to 45,000 radio stations worldwide. The extension also makes it easy to mute ClassicFM when the pommie news comes on, plus some ads. I prefer ClassicFM to ABC Classic because they play the same music repeatedly - u...
by JimboPSM
May 13, 2020, 3:22 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Medical Tourism Drop Hits Core of Thailand's Bumrungrad Hospital
Replies: 21
Views: 740

Re: Medical Tourism Drop Hits Core of Thailand's Bumrungrad Hospital

The international departure tax which most of us remember as 500 Baht was actually increased by 200 Baht to 700 Baht on 1st February 2007 (about four months after Swampy opened). However the new cost was never readily visible because, for air tickets departing Thailand on or after 1st February 2007,...
by JimboPSM
May 7, 2020, 3:37 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Domestic air travel in Indonesia during the global pandemic
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Domestic air travel in Indonesia during the global pandemic

This is a video by Josh Cahill (an aviation YouTuber) of a recent trip he made on the high density internal route in Indonesia between Denpasar, Bali (DPS) and Jakarta (CGK) which he said was "THE SADDEST FLIGHT OF MY LIFE". It includes numerous shots where you can judge for yourselves the degrees o...
by JimboPSM
May 2, 2020, 7:48 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: I think I had a fit ?
Replies: 48
Views: 2955

Re: I think I had a fit ?

The natural inclination during the hot season is to blame many health problems as simply being the side effects of increased dehydration and body salt losses that accompany the hot season. However, as we get older it is wiser to treat health "events" (particularly when significantly different) as po...
by JimboPSM
April 30, 2020, 9:34 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: The UK has lost its mind.
Replies: 129
Views: 4506

Re: The UK has lost its mind.

Everyone here complains about "saving face" but what else can you all it when the British Govt refused to join the EU scheme to provide PPE etc (which we had a right to), prefering to "go it alone" rather than lose face with their Brexiteer followers .......... chickens well and truly home to roost...
by JimboPSM
April 28, 2020, 10:59 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF
Replies: 361
Views: 12507

Re: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF

How many people have died in the UK now from the virus.... around 25,000. ?? This allegedly is the queue outside B@Q near Thorpe Park at 10am Sunday morning. Absolute madness.... FB_IMG_1588034082243.jpg The official number is 21,092 The “official” number only includes the deaths in UK Hospitals. T...
by JimboPSM
April 26, 2020, 10:59 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF
Replies: 361
Views: 12507

Re: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF

On 26th February 2020 the MAGA Messiah spake forth and prophesied: ... and again, when you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero And the MAGA faithful did rejoiceth mightily at such wondrous enlightenment. Meanwhile, back in the real world, on 26th ...
by JimboPSM
April 25, 2020, 8:39 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 1447
Views: 42406

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

stattointhailand wrote:
April 25, 2020, 7:28 pm
"Those with 2 digit IQs, and drinkers of KoolAid may wish to wait longer."

at least until all those with ONE digit IQ's have finished commenting (couldnt resist Jack :lol: )
Appears to be progressing towards:
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by JimboPSM
April 24, 2020, 8:41 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Trump loosing the plot
Replies: 131
Views: 3093

Re: Trump loosing the plot

hW1Ysy1G-Ds From Forbes (and many others): Reckitt Benckiser, the makers of Dettol and Lysol, have been forced to issue a strong warning telling people not to inject or drink disinfectant, after President Donald Trump contradicted experts and wrongly suggested it could be ingested to treat coronavi...
by JimboPSM
April 16, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Trump loosing the plot
Replies: 131
Views: 3093

Re: Trump loosing the plot

Who is more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him?

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by JimboPSM
April 16, 2020, 11:20 am
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Udon to Bangkok. How?
Replies: 22
Views: 909

Re: Udon to Bangkok. How?

According to FlightRadar24 departure data for UTH there are four flights to Bangkok today.
  • Two with Nok Air:
    DD9203 at 11:50
    DD9211 at 13:55
  • Two with VietJet Air:
    VZ201 at 12:35
    VZ203 at 17:40
  • UTH-BKK 15Apr2020.jpg
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by JimboPSM
April 10, 2020, 4:15 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF
Replies: 361
Views: 12507

Re: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF

President Obama spoke (on 2nd December 2014) to the National Institutes of Health about the U.S. response to the Ebola virus. This has particular relevance to where we are today because of a very specific warning in the speech. In the speech President Obama gave a clear warning about the danger of a...
by JimboPSM
April 8, 2020, 8:09 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF
Replies: 361
Views: 12507

Re: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF

FlightRadar24 (FR24) has added a section to its website to cover Covid-19. This section includes a number of articles which have various presentations of the global impact of Covid-19 on aviation: https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/latest-coronavirus-airline-and-aviation-industry-news/ I believe tha...

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