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Re: Electrical safety in Thailand

A Thai Chinese electrical shop owner once siad to me "but is there an earth going to anywhere near earth". In short whilst you may have a green wire going somewhere if it does not get to earth because some plumber replaced a bit of water pipe with PVC pipe, you are on your own. Also there ...
by aussiedoug
on Mon May 12, 2014 12:38 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: Electrical safety in Thailand
Replies: 23
Views: 25467

Re: 15% flighttax on airfare prices to Thailand

It's rubbish, airlines are exempt from any taxes like that, so no country imposes them, but they could hike the departure tax at airports, but 15% would be ludicrous. Forget it, it's not April, any more.
by aussiedoug
on Mon May 12, 2014 12:31 pm
 
Forum: Domestic / cross cultural issues - Thai / Foreigner concerns
Topic: 15% flighttax on airfare prices to Thailand
Replies: 2
Views: 5509

Re: Thai banks not accepting American citizen’s money!

I did read that somewhere, apparently many small banks around the world are getting sick of Uncle Sam asking stupid, frequent and voluminous questions, so the way over this is to have no american depositors to answer questions about. Now, whether this applies in Thailand I doubt it, most of the thai...
by aussiedoug
on Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:13 am
 
Forum: Living in Thailand - adjusting + settling in
Topic: Thai banks not accepting American citizen’s money!
Replies: 18
Views: 31847

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