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Re: Writer jailed for 'insulting' Thai \\ ////

My personal opinion is that the Australian writer is wrong anyway. When we know that there is a law clearly saying that we cannot offend the \\ //// Family, why did he do? And he surely knew about it. There is a theory that says people don't have to follow unjust laws... that is how unjust laws are...
by PettyTyrant
on Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:24 pm
 
Forum: Thai legal issues and laws
Topic: Writer jailed for 'insulting' Thai royals
Replies: 312
Views: 128780

Re: Stimulating the economy

It's a brand new Thai company "Rent A Mob" (soon to be listed on the falling SET) formed to provide something to do for the unemployed people coming out of all other industries, the tourist industry in particular :!: Wealthy individuals or groups of wealthy individuals or even Governments...
by PettyTyrant
on Fri Apr 17, 2009 10:52 am
 
Forum: Thai business news
Topic: Stimulating the economy
Replies: 12
Views: 14009

Re: Why do ONLY foreigners get special promotion?

The advertising board on the way to Airport is shown "Foreigner Zone.. Buying house (somewhere around Bangkok..) Foreigner, with Special Price!!" I know the property company may want to attract foreigners to invest in property in Thailand. But, what about Thais who also want to own the pr...
by PettyTyrant
on Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:00 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Why do ONLY foreigners get special promotion?
Replies: 81
Views: 254967

Re: Stimulating the economy

One way to make money for the country is to establish a gaming zone such as Phuket or in a resort area. I believe most countries have some form of gambling from hourse races to lotterys. The money brought in through gaming can help fund a varity of projects such as education, improving infastructur...
by PettyTyrant
on Wed Apr 15, 2009 8:21 pm
 
Forum: Thai business news
Topic: Stimulating the economy
Replies: 12
Views: 14009

Re: Baht too strong - urgently needs freedom to float

The Baht is currently blatantly being manipulated, I think in a cynical manner. My feelings are that there are a few very rich people in Thailand who have more power than the BOT. I suspect that they are ordering the BOT not to devalue the Baht as this will devalue their wealth. The fact that the w...
by PettyTyrant
on Wed Apr 15, 2009 8:10 pm
 
Forum: Thai business news
Topic: Baht too strong - urgently needs freedom to float
Replies: 34
Views: 58390

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