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caughtintheact replied to the thread Fertilizer Spreader Supplier on the Thailand forum on September 26, 2014:
willys initially posted:
Should be difficult but find searching for products and services in Thailand very difficult. Wud like to purchase a lawn push fertilizer. Small bin on wheels that evenly spreads bag fertilizer onto the lawn. Anyone have an idea Thanks
caughtintheact replied on September 26, 2014 with:
Sorry, apparently this web site does not handle Thai characters Try this: Go to https://translate.google.com/#auto/en/%E0%B9%80%E0%B8%84%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B7%E0%B9%88%E0%B8%AD%E0%B8%87%E0%B8%81%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B0%E0%B8%88%E0%B8%B2%E0%B8%A2%E0%B8%9B%E0%B8%B8%E0%B9%8B%E0%B8%A2 where there is a translation of fertilizer spreader in Thai, or if that doesn't work, PM me with an email address, and I can send you the Thai characters in an image. I searched using the Thai, and found a number of possibilities.
caughtintheact replied on September 26, 2014 with:
Sorry, apparently this web site does not handle Thai characters Try this: Go to https://translate.google.com/#auto/en/%E0%B9%80%E0%B8%84%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B7%E0%B9%88%E0%B8%AD%E0%B8%87%E0%B8%81%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B0%E0%B8%88%E0%B8%B2%E0%B8%A2%E0%B8%9B%E0%B8%B8%E0%B9%8B%E0%B8%A2 where there is a translation of fertilizer spreader in Thai, or if that doesn't work, PM me with an email address, and I can send you the Thai characters in an image. I searched using the Thai, and found a number of possibilities.
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TaraE4F replied to the thread Potential move to Thailand on the Thailand forum on September 25, 2014:
Tigerlily79 initially posted:
We are a Canadian expat family current residing in New Delhi, India. My husband has been given an option to relocate to Bangkok next year and work from there. We are very excited and closely considering this because we have visited Thailand twice and we loved it there. I just have a few questions if any of you can answer or guide me in the right direction. 1. We are considering the American International school of Bangkok for our 2 kids ages 10 and 13. Is this a good school with good facilities or should we be looking at the other options? The reason I prefer an American curriculum is because they currently go to an America school in Delhi as well as if we return to Canada then it is easier for them to integrate into the schooling system there. However, if the ASB is not good I am happy to consider other options because schooling is our top priority when moving to any location. 2. what are some suburbs we should consider for renting apartments or condos? Any reliable real estate agents or companies which can be recommended? 3. Does one have to buy a car or it's easy to get by on cabs and the train? 4. Can one live and save comfortably on approximately USD 5 -8k per month in Bangkok? Look forward to responses. Thank you in advance.
TaraE4F replied on September 25, 2014 with:
I have never been so can't help there, sorry. But I recently found a site that compares "cost-of-living" around the world, and people who have lived there comment to help others. Go check out numbeo.com. Hope it helps!
caughtintheact replied on September 24, 2014 with:
If you can get the assignment, and have experience here, take it. I am not familiar with the International schools, but I know a lot of expats who have sent their children there, and they seem satisfied, and many of the children went on to higher education here and abroad. I recommend that you look for reviews about the school at websites like http://www.internationalschoolsreview.com/v-web/bulletin/bb/viewtopic.php?t=2287 There are a number of international schools in Bangkok and elsewhere in Thailand, as well and location may be important as well to best utilize available transportation. The ASB website is here: http://www.asb.ac.th/index.php Then there is the International school of Bangkok ISB, and here is a list of international schools: www.isat.or.th/schools Another review site: www.educationreviewthailand.com/ There is supposed to be a review of international schools on this website, but the link http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/62/3694/108/Thailand/Review-of-International%20School%20Bangkok%20ISB would not open. Renting in the suburbs: This is hard to answer, because there are so many suburbs, and where you live will depend on work location and schools. As you know, Bangkok is a huge city, and the traffic can be very congested, so getting around in a timely manner is important. What many expats do is either come to scout out the place or stay in a hotel for a while on arrival while they learn how to get around, and then decide where to live. Don't rush into anything unless circumstances so dictate, because it is hard to get out of leases. Then you will be able learn about real estate agents (who, by the way get their commissions from landlords, not from renters ). Often in the suburbs, people rent homes, not apartments or condos, but in a number of cases all three could be available. I am reluctant to make any specific recommendations on real estate agents, but you might find that organizations like the Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce www.tccc.or.th/ can help. Some of their members might even be in the moving, storage and real estate businesses. Mass transport in most of Bangkok is abundant with aircon taxis, 3 wheelers (tuk-tuks, mini buses, regular buses, the skytrain, the subway, motorcycle taxis, etc. Then there are modified pickups that carry 10 or 12 pax seated in the back. If you live deep in a lane and there is infrequent transport, you might be able to hire a motorcycle taxi to go find a 4 wheel aircon taxi or tuk tuk, if you don't like to ride. motorcycles. Motorcycles are convenient but dangerous, although driving behavior has improved immensely since I first came here about 40 years ago. Do you need a car? If possible try getting along without one for a while and then decide. Thailand is a beautiful country, and there is a lot to see, do if you have time to travel frequently, and like convenience, then a car might be what you need. On the other hand, some of the public transport is faster for short trips than driving. As I mentioned above there are many modes of transport, to which I will add tour buses for longer distances as well as flying to some provinces. Can one live and save comfortably on approximately USD 5 -8k per month in Bangkok? It depends on lifestyle and the appearances you have to make in connection with the social strata in which your husband will be in. It is also very easy to spend money in one of the top 11 shopping paradises in the world. On the other hand if you tighten up the budget a bit, you should be able to manage well on that amount.
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I am planning to retire in Thailand and secure a long-term furnished rental. But, I also plan to do consulting work outside of Thailand. Will I be required to pay Thai taxes on monies earned outside Thailand?
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We are casting for a feature film, which will be shot in Thailand from November to December 2014. We are looking for English speaking Caucasian looking boys aged 7-14. ( Not half Asian/half Caucasian) Character One Blonde Hair Blue Eyes Character Two Dark Hair Brown or Blue Eyes The director for this feature film is Dennis Gansel, an award winning director form Germany who has directed the films " The Wave" and "Before the Fall". Non Jungmeier is the casting Director, and has worked on the films "The Beach", "The Impossible" and "The Lady", you can check her past work at: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0820250/ If you would like your son to audition for the role, or have any questions, please feel free to contact our casting team by emailing: Non - talk2non@gmail.com Pum - pum.supattra@gmail.com
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legalservicesHH replied to the thread buy a property in thailand on the Thailand forum:
fabien initially posted:
Any foreigner can buy a condo in Thailand, every body agree that. But if you want to live your retirement in a house with garden, it's also possible. If you are not married with thai people, you must rent the land for 30 years , renewed every 30 years, and built your own house that you are owner. The owner of the land cannot stop the contract. But your children, if they are not thai, cannot get it. i have some land , 600m of the sea, 15 km to birma border that will open next year, in Prachuap, 300km South, between Bangkok and Samui or Phuket ..for people who like quiet places, in coconut garden, very cheap price .
legalservicesHH replied most recently with:
As an initial enquiry could you give me some details of the land for sale. How is it registered, in a company or as a lease agreement or in a Thai partners name, when was it registered, when could I view it and what does the price work out to be per square metre.
stumpy replied most recently with:
And please tell everyone about the heaps of paperwork you have to go through to be able to have your own house in Thailand on your piece of paradise. Not that easy.
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caughtintheact replied to the thread Japanese style door curtain in Bangkok on the Thailand forum:
eved initially posted:
Anyone know where I can find Japanese style door curtain (Noren) in Bangkok?
caughtintheact replied most recently with:
Have you tried either of the places cited in response to your post at http://teakdoor.com/living-in-thailand-forum/145288-japanese-style-door-curtain-in-bangkok.html? Have you done a web search for - buy noren curtains in Bangkok - yet?
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The unit is a spacious (112 sq.m) 2 bedrooms apartment on the 11 fl of a luxury condominium located in the downtown Sukhumvit area (Soi 31).

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