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by phuketrichard
Sat Jan 15, 2022 12:35 pm
Forum: Newsworthy
Topic: Students Ace Exams Despite Pandemic
Replies: 2
Views: 202
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Re: Students Ace Exams Despite Pandemic

E is pass F is…fail! Well either education has improved substantially (or the students are just smarter) or they’ve gone back to the old ways of pay to pass/cheat. Improved? yea from really really shitty to just shit my bad; American and international high schools use a, way above average b, above ...
by phuketrichard
Sat Jan 15, 2022 9:25 am
Forum: Sports Talk
Topic: Will Djokovic play or not?
Replies: 29
Views: 1038
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Re: Will Djokovic play or not?

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by phuketrichard
Sat Jan 15, 2022 9:09 am
Forum: Thailand News and Discussion
Topic: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info
Replies: 1994
Views: 228189
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Re: Thailand Travel Restrictions and Info

Thailand will start charging international travelers B300 (not B500 as originally planned) starting April. The initiative is part of “Amazing Thailand New Chapter”, the upcoming campaign by the Tourism and Sports Ministry that aims to boost the country’s tourism industry and subsidize future sustain...
by phuketrichard
Sat Jan 15, 2022 9:02 am
Forum: Newsworthy
Topic: Students Ace Exams Despite Pandemic
Replies: 2
Views: 202
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Students Ace Exams Despite Pandemic

More than 65 percent of students passed the national grade 12 exams, the Education Ministry announced on Friday. maybe i am biased being from a western country, but it seems praising that ONLY 65% passed, shows that Cambodia has a really low bar to get over and get these figures: 2021 show that 72,0...
by phuketrichard
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:43 am
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Best way to get a business visa for Cambodia?
Replies: 5
Views: 450
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Re: Best way to get a business visa for Cambodia?

The issuing of Visas on Arrival remains suspended. E-type (Ordinary) Visas (often incorrectly referred to as the Business Visa) can only be obtained in advance from a Cambodian Embassy/Consulate, with the exception of Taiwanese passport holders who can obtain it from the e-Visa website. The criteri...
by phuketrichard
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:40 am
Forum: Ask the Expats (Questions & Answers)
Topic: Visa to start a new business catch-22
Replies: 20
Views: 791
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Re: Visa to start a new business catch-22

I'm going to assume that you've never lived in Cambodia, and quite possibly never even visited. Getting anything done by the book in Cambodia can be expensive, and is not really the way that Cambodia works, whether you like it or not. There have been countless foreigners over the years thinking tha...
by phuketrichard
Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:56 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: What books are you reading?
Replies: 27
Views: 2949
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Re: What books are you reading?

I've always enjoyed reading Burroughs since the 60's BUT i never knew how travelled he was he lead a hell of a life>> an lived in some fantastic times "Anarchist, heroin addict, alcoholic, and brilliant writer, Burroughs was the patron saint of the Beats" https://external-content.duckduckg...
by phuketrichard
Fri Jan 14, 2022 5:51 pm
Forum: The Barnyard
Topic: Building a provincial house
Replies: 24
Views: 925
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Re: Building a provincial house

having just finished a smaller one < 2 bedroom/1 bath i'd say with the good roof, drop ceiling, water tank, aluminum windows with screens & bars, good doors, trim, wires IN the wall, fenced in property, western bathroom, semi western kitchen. I do suggest 1 coat primer an 2 coats interior and ex...
by phuketrichard
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:36 am
Forum: Video And Entertainment
Topic: Nepal; blast from the past
Replies: 1
Views: 153
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Nepal; blast from the past

How the Drug War Destroyed a Hippie Paradise in Kathmandu



was anyone here in Nepal when it was still legal?
I didn't make it till 75 ;-(

Last trip was end of Oct 2019 and i was still able to score :-)