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  1. I've just seen a video a mate posted on FB of the devastation of the beach by the rains last night. It looks like the new drainage has had very little effect.
  2. https://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking-news/section/2/154480/Thai-baht-slides-after-finance-minister-quits?fbclid=IwAR0OU7OR6dImg2V0GuewjPCW67U3prUbtyqaHmLAd30n-HSclBH_uklRnNA Thai baht slides after finance minister quits Business | 2 Sep 2020 11:31 am Thailand’s finance minister resigned less than a month after he took office, injecting more uncertainty into an economy already reeling from its worst crisis in decades. The currency tumbled the most since July. The resignation of Predee Daochai, a former co-president of Kasikornbank Pcl, will be effective from Wednesday, according to a Royal Gazette announcement Tuesday, Bloomberg reports. Predee, 61, was named as the new finance minister on August 6 and joined Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha’s Cabinet on August 12. The government did not give a reason for Predee’s resignation, but Thai-language newspaper Krungthep Turakij reported the minister quit because of ill health associated with a stroke he suffered a few years ago. The resignation was not out of any conflict with other government executives, the newspaper reported, citing an interview with Predee. Prayuth may approach outgoing Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob and former president of PTT Pcl Pailin Chuchottaworn to replace Predee, Krungthep reported, citing a source from the government house. A spokesman for the central bank said he wasn’t aware of Veerathai being approached for the job. The baht tumbled by 0.8 percent to 31.301 per U.S. dollar tosday, the most since July 16.
  3. I think it is possible that that article is just badly written, and you are misconstruing it. It says: "Thailand will not be fully reopened to foreign tourists along the lines of the so-called “Phuket Model” any time soon because the government has to consider too many details, deputy government spokesperson Traisulee Traisoranakul said on Friday (August 28)." The word "fully" stands out to me. Is the article saying that the Phuket model will not spread further until the lessons of that experiment are learned?
  4. What has happened to the project to put all the wires underground?
  5. (PUBLISHED : 16 AUG 2020 AT 04:33) Pattaya will spend 160 million baht to improve the city's beach landscape in a bid to attract local tourists. The landscape redevelopment on a 4-kilometre stretch of Pattaya Beach will start in October and is expected to be finished by the end of the year, Sonthaya Kunplome, mayor of the City of Pattaya, said on Saturday. "The City of Pattaya needs to change its tourism strategy to draw local tourists to the city," Mr Sonthaya said. As well as landscape beautification, such as replacing pavements, the new project will involve building car parking spaces for tourist coaches and vehicles and for local visitors, and incorporate underground public toilets. The landscape project -- starting from North Pattaya and running to Walking Street -- would rebuild walkways, redevelop gardens and plant more trees. Mr Sonthaya said the Pattaya Council approved the 160 million baht budget with the hope the beach landscape redevelopment will "add a new magnet" to the area's sluggish tourism industry. In financial terms, Pattaya was one of the hardest-hit tourism areas when the Covid-19 pandemic intensified. Before the outbreak, the city lured 10 million visitors each year, with about 80% of tourists coming from abroad. The largest groups of visitors came from China, Russia and India. As foreign tourists disappeared, the city worked to improve infrastructure and landscape to prepare for its recovery. In terms of environmental projects, the city will launch a beach restoration project on a 3.5-km stretch of Jomtien Beach which has been affected by coastal erosion. The sand filling to cost 600 million baht will replenish the coastline from Lung Sawai restaurant to Jomtien Soi 11. The work is expected to start early next year. About 680,000 cubic metres of sand will be required for the project. https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1968875/?fbclid=IwAR3TMHsq7i3VNnLt2OSsL_yF9tW5eyfM4G13gZR5bxBLdXgOK4nFAZm9OIU
  6. Best of luck. You are more optimistic than I am!
  7. Are you expecting to travel just as you would have done pre-Covid?
  8. I thought Rasputin was aimed at the Koreans? As to Indians, a girl in a Sabai soapy, several years ago, told me she liked Indian customers. No problem if they are dirty because she washes them down, and they always do what she tells them - don't get out of hand.
  9. In which case, I totally agree with your comment. So bloody stupid!
  10. I suspect that they are transfers rather than tattoos, hence can be washed off.
  11. But they would need transport to get to Nirun. Not a place to walk to after dark.
  12. Perhaps I'm too cynical but I wonder what that says about how long Etihad thinks the Covid-19 problem is going to last!
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