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by paul2d
Sat Sep 18, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Current process for obtaining a Khmer driving license
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Canada

Re: Current process for obtaining a Khmer driving license

Instructions for obtaining Driver License from Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transport: https://www.mpwt.gov.kh/en/public-servi ... -s-license

Best of luck.
by paul2d
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:27 am
Forum: The Rest Of The World
Topic: Following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak - News and Discussion
Replies: 3135
Views: 372856
Canada

Re: Following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak - News and Discussion

Further to the report on the situation in Alberta, Canada: the city of Red Deer, located midway between Calgary and Edmonton, population just over 104K, is airlifting Covid patients to hospitals in Calgary and Edmonton due to the overwhelming numbers of patients requiring ventilators and ICU care in...
by paul2d
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Cambodia to reopen to Tourists
Replies: 151
Views: 11337
Canada

Re: Cambodia to reopen to Tourists

Cambodia should take advantage of the rapid vaccination rollout and opening slowly to vaccinated international tourists soon. Well one problem is that the Western press is currently terrifying every vaccinated person by highlighting all the rare breakthrough infections and seemingly trying to convi...
by paul2d
Wed Aug 25, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Video And Entertainment
Topic: charlie watts
Replies: 44
Views: 2152
Canada

Re: charlie watts

Always a gentleman. And a competent musician too. RIP
by paul2d
Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Seriously bad congestion with Smart and cellcard
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Canada

Re: Seriously bad congestion with Smart and cellcard

Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellite internet is still in beta but with the addition of more satellites on a regular basis the service will be launching globally sometime this year (Elon Time). Recent review here:
by paul2d
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Business and Finance
Topic: Nike Factories shutdown: Vietnam
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Canada

Nike Factories shutdown: Vietnam

I guess its back to flip-flops.

BBC reporting on shutdown of Nike factories in Vietnam due to Covid outbreaks: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-57902093
by paul2d
Wed Jul 14, 2021 5:33 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Would you pay an immigration specialist to handle your partner's visa?
Replies: 66
Views: 3714
Canada

Re: Would you pay an immigration specialist to handle your partner's visa?

Had a friend visit in Canada in 2019. He hired a so-called immigration specialist in PP who put together a crap submission for him. The application was refused. We had a Canadian immigration lawyer in Canada prepare a submission which covered all the points that a visa officer would be looking at wh...
by paul2d
Fri Jul 02, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Tech Zone
Topic: Advice for anyone looking for good cheap home internet
Replies: 13
Views: 1069
Canada

Re: Advice for anyone looking for good cheap home internet

Keep your eyes open for Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellite internet system: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/29/elon-musk-.html

It is in beta in Northern US, Canada, and some European countries.

Global roll out expected later this year.
by paul2d
Wed Jun 23, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: The Rest Of The World
Topic: It’s China that’s fighting to contain COVID’s fallout now, not the West
Replies: 14
Views: 1414
Canada

Re: It’s China that’s fighting to contain COVID’s fallout now, not the West

Sky News Australia reports that China's chief spy catcher has defected to the US with his daughter and is reportedly spilling the beans on the origins of the virus and its escape from the lab in Wuhan:
by paul2d
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:44 am
Forum: Business and Finance
Topic: Bitcoin
Replies: 40
Views: 4053
Canada

Re: Bitcoin

The miners will go where the cost of electricity is the lowest.