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Here are the 16th of June Lottery results from the only legal lottery in Thailand. Here is the official website with the numbers for the major prizes. This is drawn twice a month and often you see the results sold printed on news paper for 10 baht at traffic lights.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2013 at Ray Shoane's blog
High-tech tablet computers are being distributed to 860,000 school children. The government managed to source these for just 3600 baht each. Today the Thai Government has started it's long-awaited distribution of tablet computers to school children throughout Thailand. These high tech devices are environmentally friendly as they consume no power.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Bangkok is considered to be one of the friendliest tourist cities as well as one of the liveliest in all of Thailand that brims over with main attractions. For many arriving visitors, their tour of Bangkok starts with a guided tour on a Sightseeing City Tram, or aboard a River... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
The world is an exciting place to discover Image by GuySie Traveling is an extremely popular thing to do because of relaxation and the feeling of exploration that is natural to humans. Along with the benefit of being a vacation, most international trips offer the individuals involved a unique outlook... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
It has been said that a smile is staple in the life of Thais. Affectionately known as 'the land of smiles,' Thailand's attractions, featuring a rich culture and history, friendly people and natural beauty make Thailand a popular tourism destination. With its awe-inspiring Buddhist temples, scenic islands, beaches, vibrant wild... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Crisis in Europe's Economy affects Thailand Export Figures. It was an economic disaster that has been looming since the Lehman Brothers financial fiasco began in November 2007 in the United States. The world economy in the US went into recess and then Europe began to suffer. The UK went into... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Khon Kaen University is located a long way from the capital and country hub of Bangkok, about 300 miles away to be rough. However its distance from the capital does not prevent it from becoming one of the leading universities in Thailand to embrace the IT industry and computer technologies... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
It has been the news everyone at ancient pagoda has been eagerly awaiting to hear. The UNESCO World Heritage Site Selection Committee is meeting in Moscow and one of the sites high up on its list is the sacred pagoda located in the south of Thailand's Nakhon Si Thammarat district.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
A series of tragic events have unfolded in the north-eastern province of Kalasin. Three college students have been shot and killed during a motorcycle pursuit which occurred during the early hours of Tuesday morning. The incident appears to have occurred on the Liang Muang Highway where police officers discovered the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
An Iranian national arrested in Malaysia has been extradited to Thailand after he was accused of allegedly plotting to bomb Israeli officials and diplomats in Thailand recently. The court in Kuala Lumpur approved the extradition of Masoud Sedaghatzadeh, an Iranian national who was detained while trying to depart from Malaysia's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Alleged Iranian bomb plotter, Masoud Sedaghatzadeh, 31, who was captured in Malaysia's capital airport in Kuala Lumpur has asked for more time so he can defend the allegations against him. The fugitive was captured by Malayan authorities after police in Bangkok had accused him along with two other Iranians of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Travel and Leisure Weekly magazine readers have voted Bangkok as the best city in the world. The recently published poll voted Chiang Mai as its number two city in the same poll. Voters in Travel and Leisure magazine are primarily wealthy American tourists. The magazine is a bible to those... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon and LinkedIn are among just some of the social media websites that have swept the globe in popularity stakes and Thai people are no exception. Facebook is recruiting thousands of new users every week in the kingdom but research has shown that when there is a crisis;... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
It was a scene that sent villagers into panic and protest when they saw a local tradesman dump more than 100 tons of a black toxic waste looking material in their village. Alarm bells rang and authorities were called and some of the villagers even challenged the businessman when they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Flood Fears Prompt Factories to Leave Saha Rattana Nakorn Industrial Estate It's a place where every year regular flooding takes place when rains come down in the months of July and August. The Saha Rattana Nakorn industrial area has regularly fallen victim to heavy rainfalls during years gone by and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Flood Fears Prompt Factories to Leave Saha Rattana Nakorn Industrial Estate (Part Two) Suffering a year of financial hardship caused by flooding of business premises is too much to bear for some company owners. If it happens twice inside two years many companies at the Saha Rattana Nakorn industrial complex... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
OK - Here is a diagram which explains how to use a toilet in Thailand. This is for a urinal, which I think is really self-explanitory! There are many amazing things in Thailand which remain unanswered but I do feel an explanation here is not necessary! What would be useful... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Volleyball Thailand There are less than two months to go until the London Olympics and Thailand's Volleyball team, Volleyball Thailand found a tough opponent in South Korea on Saturday. In the World Olympics tournament held in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, the Thai women's team, Volleyball Thailand, lost 25-18, 25-22 and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Thailands Got Talent is the Thai take on the "... got Talent" which orignially came from the UK called Britain's Got Talent. The talent show hosted by Simon Cowell. The Thailand's Got Talent show is hosted by Pinyo Ruedhamma, Pornchita na Songkhla , and Jirayut Watthanasin. This reality TV show... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Medical experts have high concerns about a new kind of deadly malaria, which is resistant to artemisinin drugs and spreading rapidly between borders of Thailand and Myanmar. There is a fear that it will spread into India and Africa if not controlled in time. A group of scientists was talking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
A fierce crack down on copyrighted goods is taking place in Thailand, with Bangkok government expected to hand out heavy fines and even imprisonment for traders and industries involved in selling fake, copies and illegal goods. The legislation consists of an amendment to the Copyright Act allowing fines to be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Tourist and residence who are celebrating Songkran were running for higher ground today as a large earth quake, and Tsunami warning was isued for Tahiland. Initially registering 8.9 struck 33km under the sea and 500km off shore of Indonesia's northern Aceh province, bring back memories of the 2004 boxing day... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Reports are coming in about a Tsunami warning for Phuket. A Tsunami could possibly strike Phuket within minutes. The earthquake which measured 8.9 and took place off the Indonesian coast. Tremors have been felt in Thailand and the alarm is said to have been raised in Phuket and costal regions.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
Maintaining good oral health can be a difficult task for those who are unable to afford it, especially since the economic crunch has tightened budgets. While roughly 85% of the population in the U.S. receives some medical benefits, only half has dental insurance, which means that many individuals will go... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog
A movie based on William Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth, was banned by the Censor Board in Thailand as they feared it could shatter the peaceful environment in the country by dividing the masses. The authorities there say Thailand is a country that has just recently gained a peaceful environment after years... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at Ray Shoane's blog