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Trump Brands 2020 Election "The Big Lie," Liz Cheney Hits Back

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

01:54 min | 4 d ago

Trump Brands 2020 Election "The Big Lie," Liz Cheney Hits Back

"The former president today launched a grenade into the battle for control of the republican party. Ever since he lost trump of course has been pushing the big lie that he won this morning. He took that to a new level with this statement quote. The fraudulent presidential election of twenty twenty will be from this day forth known as the big lie. See what he did there. Liz cheney a republican who is a member of the leadership in the house and who is a favourite target of trump posted this shortly after trump said that quote the twenty twenty presidential election was not stolen anyone who claims it was his spreading the big lie turning their back on the rule of law and boy zoning our democratic system hours later trump attack cheney in another statement calling her a quote big shot warmonger and claiming quote. She'll never run in a wyoming election again. Cheney voted to impeach trump. you'll recall after the january six riot and beat back an effort to take away her house. Leadership post that has not stopped her from criticizing trump and nbc. News has indeed confirmed report of comments. She made today during a conference held in thailand georgette quote. We can't embrace the notion. The election is stolen. It's a poison in the bloodstream of our democracy. We can't whitewash what happened on january. Six or perpetuate trump's big lie. It's a threat to democracy. What he did on january. Six is a line that cannot be crossed. Well tonight axios reporting house. Republicans are moving closer to ousting cheney from leadership. She's in the number three position. Currently replacing her with another woman from the house. Ranks washington post writes that those republicans who won't spread the false claim of stolen election. Find themselves increasingly out in the cold.

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How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa

Books and Boba

02:02 min | Last week

How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa

"Stories that make up how to pronounce focus on character struggling to find their bearings in unfamiliar territory or shuttling between idioms cultures and values a failed boxer discovers what it truly means to be a champion when he starts painting nails at his sister salon. A young woman tries to discern the invisible immutable. Social hierarchies at a chicken processing plant. A mother coaches her daughter in the challenging art of worm harvesting in todd. Visceral pro style. That establishes her as one of the most striking and assured voices of her generation. Tonka interrogates what it means to make a living to work and to create meaning so at the top like this is a story. A collection of stories about the lao refugee diaspora and laos is a country is adjacent to vietnam. But it's southeast asian like block. That wasn't solved the the vietnam war and because of that were the source of a lot of refugees along with vietnam. Cambodia that came from that area in the seventy s sixty seventies. Yeah it was like The sixties and seventies laos is the only landlocked country in southeast asia. Like you said it. Borders vietnam also borders thailand and is also the most heavily bombed country in all of history in terms of country size and population and most of that is from americans and a lot of the bombs that were dropped. Not all of them have detonated so every year. There is a lot of casualties from these from these bombs. So yeah western colonization and meddling has definitely you. I don't know what else to say.

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Myanmar Coup Leader Arrives in Indonesia for Asean Summit

BBC Newsday

00:49 sec | 2 weeks ago

Myanmar Coup Leader Arrives in Indonesia for Asean Summit

"Who led the military coup in Myanmar in February, has arrived in Indonesia to discuss the turmoil in his country with regional leaders. It's men and fangs first trip abroad since seizing power, but it has been widely condemned. As Jonathan Head in Jakarta, explains. Mamma's Remember. Question is is general men online? The coup leader recognized as the leader of the country. He's there, and that has caused outrage among opposition groups in Myanmar. Many human rights groups who say this is giving him to factor recognition. What officials here say in Thailand. Other countries is we've got to talk to the person who actually holds power in Yama. You have to talk to him. It's notable that some of the statements from some of the individual states are very careful not to give a sense that they recognize men online as the legal leader of Mama.

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Thailand's 3rd Wave Wreaks Havoc Across the Country

AM

02:37 min | 2 weeks ago

Thailand's 3rd Wave Wreaks Havoc Across the Country

"Is on the edge. With the third way the covert 19 spreading rapidly. The country had almost eradicated the virus for the second time when a cluster emerged this month in Bangkok's infamous nightclub district. More than 1000 choices now being reported every day, which isn't a lot compared with countries like India, but this new way of his health authorities concerned for other reasons. Southeast Asia correspondent Brazilian forward reports The streets are unusually quiet. People work from home schools, a shot. Restaurants and shops have reduced hours. Movement around the country is restricted on all bars are closed. This is life during Thailand's third and most serious wave of covert 19. This time, it's the highly infectious UK variant and it's spreading fast. Many people had effect with it even many off. My friend has been effect with that. Some off them has been hospitalized already so scary for me. Because it's everywhere. The outbreak began in Bangkok's nightclubs and has now reached every province. Many hospitals are almost full, and some have stopped testing because they've got no bids for new cases. Health authorities announced. Scrambling to build field hospitals use existing hotel quarantine rooms and moved asymptomatic patients home Hopefully within the next few days, one or two days. We can clear those back lock off infected patients. We still at home, so everybody's working very fast in order to taking care off being in the infected person, Dr. Tan Iraq play Pat is the director general of the Ministry of Public Health, he says with the widespread rollout of the vaccine, not starting until June. Thailand needs to get on top of this new wave Now, hopefully he would see that the situation would be under control in the next few few days or weeks. But if not, I believe that the cover is willing to apply mosque ringtone intervention tie. Red Cross workers have been on the ground through all three outbreaks. Program coordinator. Hunan U. N. Says people should be optimistic from my experience and from my belief that with the current situation and the current restriction measures in place the country would be able to succeed in bringing down the number off new cases. In coming days or weeks. A population of 70 million people will be hoping he's right. This is Miss Zoe forward in Bangkok reporting for a M in

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Myanmar death toll mounts amid protests, military crackdown

Radio Specials

00:42 sec | Last month

Myanmar death toll mounts amid protests, military crackdown

"And Myanmar. There's been no lead up to the military's a violent crackdown on opponents of the February 1st coup that deposed the democratically elected government led by young song sushi. As Michael Sullivan reports from neighboring Thailand. At least two people were killed yesterday, Security forces opened fire with live ammunition on protesters in several towns in the center of the country. State run television says arrest warrants have been issued for more than a dozen critics of the regime, including journalists and actors. The assistance Association for Political Prisoners are local rights group. Says at least 550 civilians have been killed since February. 1st, including nearly 50

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Trust in tech cratered all over the world last year

Daily Tech News Show

01:21 min | Last month

Trust in tech cratered all over the world last year

"Edelman's surveyed more than thirty three thousand people in twenty eight countries to gauge consumer trust. They've been doing this for twenty one years and institutions like media government business and the tech sector trust in the tech sector fell by seven percent worldwide. A third straight year of decline trust and tech was going up and up and up until three years ago worldwide and then started to fall trust in tech. Hit a twenty one year. Low in seventeen countries including china. The us and australia and the biggest decline happened in the united states tech was the most trusted sector studied in the us last year even with declines it was still up top and it fell between last year and this year to ninth tech was still the most trusted sector. Despite the declines in seven countries it declined but it stayed on top. And that's down from being the most trusted sector in twenty countries back in two thousand sixteen only. Saudi arabia showed an increase interest in the tech industry. This year trust in tech is the lowest in russia. The uk japan the us and france. And it's the highest in indonesia foreign away above in indonesia pretty good and india saudi arabia. The uae. Kenya mexico and thailand.

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Post-COVID Changes of AI Priorities in FinServ  with Mark Gazit

AI in Financial Services Podcast?

01:39 min | Last month

Post-COVID Changes of AI Priorities in FinServ with Mark Gazit

"We're gonna roll in talking about the current impact of the corona virus on technology priorities. I'm joined by mark with satirist mark. How houria good good gregg. Yes indeed. I i know you and i are speaking under circumstances that i don't even know if we could have anticipated when i i reach out to you however many months ago. I don't think we could have possibly imagined we'd be We'd be here. But now that we have again. I wanted to get your insight. Take you guys are working with some pretty large financial institutions. And you're probably seeing some shakeup around. What technologies are becoming more important. What are becoming less important. How are you seeing priorities. Shift when it comes to to kind of technology and financial services from your vantage point. Oh definitely i have to say that within the cnn parked on the opposite of the right and nobody could propel themselves through the concentration. Yeah and you know it's tragedy. The world is changing. Some people might say the world is collapsing where to there is a lighten dental the thailand. The sun will shine after to say when we look at the financial institutions electric that they face pretty pretty severe soft fair impact for example something that we predicted before but i think covid nineteen really enhance which is a multiple nixon's from rome and a convergence between cyber security and financial crime. We call it financial cybercrimes. He's you know we all know that the world is changed people today. Try to break. The bank to go to a branch of a bank can shoot up in the clinic more money. They just needed throwing the

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China Rejects Attempts to Sanction Military Leaders of Myanmar

BBC World Service

00:49 sec | Last month

China Rejects Attempts to Sanction Military Leaders of Myanmar

"China has again rejected attempts to sanction the military leaders of Myanmar at an emergency meeting off the U. N Security Council. It's representative said the move would only aggravate tensions. Earlier, the U. N special envoy on Myanmar urge the council to take action. British representative Barbara would would said the crisis was affecting Myanmar's neighbors. We're already seeing spill over into neighboring countries with approximately 3000 civilians, feeing for me and March into Thailand. This past weekend, the secretary general has underlined the need for a unified, resolute and firm international response on the council should play its part. Activists say more than 500 people have been killed by the security forces in the two months since the

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Anguish in Myanmar After Weekend of 'Outrageous' Bloodshed

Fresh Air

00:54 sec | Last month

Anguish in Myanmar After Weekend of 'Outrageous' Bloodshed

"People today after the bloodiest weekend since the February 1st coup Michael Sullivan reports from neighboring Thailand, The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners Says. Most of Monday's deaths occurred in the dugong neighborhood in Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon on state run television said security forces dispersed crowds of violent terrorist people. Claimed only one was injured. The AP P also said that the death toll from Saturday's bloodshed had risen to more than 140. Authorities in neighboring Thailand denied accusations from rights groups. That it had pushed back more than 2000 people who'd fled Myanmar over the weekend after the military conducted airstrikes against territory held by the ethnic minority Karen National Union. The airstrikes were apparent retaliation for a K a new attack on a military post that left several soldiers did for NPR News. I'm Michael Sullivan in Chiang Rai

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Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | Last month

Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes

"The German government has condemned the use of violence by security forces in Myanmar calling for it to immediately renounce the use of force and release political prisoners and even securing football tights Tesco vitamins spokesman Steffen aside but says security force tactics unfortunately reached a new sign low at the weekend I think it is distressing to see the almost daily death toll including lots of children the escalating violence which took the lives of over one hundred people on Saturday this prompted the U. N. to accuse the Myanmar junta of committing mass murder and it to criticize the international community for not doing enough to stop it I'm Charles last month

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Thailand Prime Minister Offers To Take Myanmar Refugees

Morning Edition

01:04 min | Last month

Thailand Prime Minister Offers To Take Myanmar Refugees

"Thailand's prime minister is offering to help refugees from me and mark who are escaping airstrikes by the Myanmar military. Several people were killed on Sunday after a brutal crackdown on Saturday left more than 100. People dead. Michael Sullivan has more from neighboring Thailand. There were fewer protests and fewer casualties on Sunday as the country mourned those lost the day before the dead included at least six Children. Security forces reportedly opened fire on one funeral on Sunday, witnesses said, but there were no reports of injuries. Military airstrikes against an ethnic minority controlled area near the Thai border on Saturday left at least three dead, according to local media. Thousands of Villagers fled the area to Thailand after the air strikes. In the north of the country. Fighting broke out on Sunday between the military and members of another armed minority group, the kitchen Independence Army. Protesters are urging the armed minority groups to join them in ridding Myanmar of military rule for NPR news are Michael Sullivan in Chiang Rai.

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Myanmar air strikes send ethnic Karen fleeing to Thailand

AP News Radio

01:00 min | Last month

Myanmar air strikes send ethnic Karen fleeing to Thailand

"Thousands of villages in eastern ma'am all her from the Karen ethnic minority fled across the border into Thailand the exodus was prompted by several S. strikes on a Carrington with a position in the area the bombing of Karen states metro district near the side win referred by minimal forces left many injured in some dads the director of humanitarian group free Burma Rangers David you bank says the attack was unexpected there are multiple airstrikes and what was very different for us is we haven't had air strikes there for over twenty years tension at the frontier comes as pro democracy leaders are seeking to have the Karen and other ethnic groups join them as allies which would add an armed element to that struggle so far the ethnic armed groups have any committed to providing protection to protesters in the areas they control the Karen National Union okay I need the leading political party for the Karen minority is one of more than a dozen ethical Kanai stations that have been fighting for decades to gain more time to me for me MO central governments I'm Karen Thomas

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Myanmar Mourns Deadliest Day Since Military Coup Began

Weekend Edition Sunday

01:03 min | Last month

Myanmar Mourns Deadliest Day Since Military Coup Began

"Of mourning in Myanmar today after security forces killed at least 114 people on Saturday during protests against the February 1st coup. It was the bloodiest day since the coup and came as the military celebrated armed Forces Day with parades and displays of military hardware in the capital. And with live ammunition against protesters all over the country. Joining me now from neighboring Thailand is reporter Michael Sullivan. Michael are things any better today? They were. There were far fewer deaths than yesterday, which saw dozens killed in the most biggest city and gone and in its second city, Mandalay, including several Children that were scattered protests today, But almost everyone knew that yesterday was going to be the pivotal day protesters had called for massive demonstrations against the military on its special day. And the military signaled its intentions on state run television Friday night, warning protesters against taking to the streets saying anyone who did so ran the risk of being I'm quoting here, shot in the head or the back, which sadly happened

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Myanmar forces kill dozens in deadliest day since coup

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

00:37 sec | Last month

Myanmar forces kill dozens in deadliest day since coup

"Across the country today, Michael Sullivan reports from neighboring Thailand on the deadliest day in nearly two months of demonstrations led by young people against the coup. It's the highest single day toll in weeks and won many protesters had feared. Crackdown by the military as a show of strength on armed forces Day protesters turned out all over the country to denounce the February 1st coup. Coup leader general men on lung mark the day with a televised address from the Capitol bombing to protect the people. While denouncing what he called terrorism harmful to state security. You're listening to NPR news.

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Myanmar junta puts on show of force as protest-hit nation resists

Weekend Edition Saturday

02:06 min | Last month

Myanmar junta puts on show of force as protest-hit nation resists

"The military in Myanmar is cracking down even harder on protesters there. Reports that security forces have shot and killed more than 90 people today. More than 320. People have been killed since the coup on February. 1st reporter Michael Sullivan has been following developments in Myanmar. We've reached him in Thailand, Michael, Thanks so much for being with us. You're welcome, Scott. What seems to be behind the increase in violence today a couple of things one today was armed Forces Day in Myanmar, and that's a big deal for a military that's ruled the country. Often brutally. For much of the past 70 years. It's a proud institution and one that wouldn't go easy on having lots of demonstrators in the streets today, denouncing the military defying the military. Nearly two months after the coup, and that's pretty much what happened. Many protesters have been fearing such a crackdown for this very reason. But they turned out today anyway. Scott all over the country in the biggest demonstrations in weeks. The security forces responded with live ammunition and little remorse. Even for those who weren't protesters, local media reports several Children killed by security forces, including a five year old boy in Myanmar's second largest city, Mandalay. Today it was Thesiger bloodiest day since the go Mm hmm. Have have the leaders of the military government registered any reaction other than their actions. No reaction. But the coup leader, Senior general middle Long gave a televised address from the capital Naypyidaw this morning justifying the coup yet again is necessary, accusing the democratically elected government of now deposed leader on some sushi of election fraud in the November general election and election, her National League for Democracy won in a landslide. He also said again that new elections would be held, though he again failed to say when And even though he didn't address the protest directly, he did vow to, as he put it, safeguard democracy, warning that violent acts that effect stability and security again, His words are inappropriate.

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You Asked For Shots, Tuna, Metal, and Money

Planet Money

01:46 min | Last month

You Asked For Shots, Tuna, Metal, and Money

"High planet money. This is haley calling from boston. I went to my local whole foods. Recently and splurged on what i thought was sustainably caught tuna and then i see when i get home in tiny print that it is wild caught in the usa. Great but it's packed in thailand. And i started thinking about all the miles that might tuna had traveled to get to me and my whole foods in boston and my question is. Is it worth buying this. Supposedly sustainably caught tuna even though it has travelled. Who knows how far around the globe to get to me. What is the environmental impact of this tuna. Yes that question means that. It is time once again to answer questions from our listeners. Hello and welcome to planet money. I'm jacob goldstein. First question of the day comes from haley. It's about tuna a delicious fish and emma. Peasley you're here to answer this question. Hello yes so. I talked to fish economist to get to the bottom of this one. I'm chris anderson. I'm a professor fishery economics in school of aquatic and fishery sciences at the university of washington. So the first thing chris says is that it is cheaper to pack the tuna in land then in the us and it's worth mentioning here that there have been labor issues at tie fish packing plants in the past. Also chris says it just doesn't cost as much as you'd think to ship things across the ocean and back ocean shipping is really cheap really cheap and it's really cheap because the boats that do it are really efficient because they move so much

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The Friendliest Countries

Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

09:46 min | Last month

The Friendliest Countries

"Is a fun episode. I'm not really sure it'll be on your list and guys this is why specifically. I'm gonna ask you to give us your list on instagram at extra packing peanuts. Let us know the from these countries because this is a term that can mean a lot of things with a lot of people and it's very dependent on your specific experiences in those countries right. Because you know everyone's going to have different experiences that was. That's what's fun about traveling. Someone could go to a country. That's there's someone aspect or i didn't. I didn't see this that friendly. It's because you're obviously having your own unique experiences. I have an honorable mention. Okay and i want this be on the list. And but i'm just gonna put on mention and then move on and maybe talk about a little later but australia. It's on my list. It's pretty high at my awesome perfect and then we can get into australia than that. Yeah we'll get into that okay. Cool well then here. We go each have five. We're gonna countdown again. We always tell you we. When we do the list episodes. I don't know how she doesn't know my so. There might be some crossover. I don't know what's on harris or where it is. She doesn't mind so and you always lead it off ladies first number five. My number five is cambodia. And i have to say that. This is because of one person individually the nicest human. We have ever met dr as. I have said this multiple times on other podcasts. that is boondi and there are other people in cambodia who are really nice too but boondi was driver the very first time that we went to cambodia and you know we have since seen him again. When we've been we've connection on social media you know we're facebook friends. He is one of the loveliest people we've ever met in the world and so therefore cambodia has to be on my list. Yeah he's the i will say. This is the nicest person i've met ever traveling. And i debate putting cambodia on the only reason i didn't was because we haven't had that much experience with a lot of other people. They're the people we have have been super friendly so again. This comes down to like. What are you considering. You know this gut reaction again. It was harder for me to make this list i think. Then he'll is the nicest human we have ever met and the gentlest soul. We've ever met and an absolutely phenomenal individual. That many of you listening. If you've been to cambodia and been to see him reap have used him as a driver before based on us recommending him and he is. Everyone has come back and said. Oh my gosh everything you say about plenty is completely true and you probably even under sell like i. I can't believe how nicest guy so if you go to see him reap. We have a post on our website. One extra peanuts take the two minutes to find it. Get his number and e-mail boondi you will be. It's the best two to three minutes you could ever because he will make your experience. Incredible and I can't wait for the day. That we get to see him and his wife and his family again because they are absolutely lovely people My number five. And i'm going to stay in that same region carry on because i put thailand on and i also have talent on my list but yeah we'll talk about it now just different cultures different people but a lot of similarities. Because you're in the same region and you know it's called the land of smiles and we have spent more time in thailand than than most other countries that we've been to and we have more people there just because the way we've traveled through. And you know everyone is just. They're just happy to to be a lot like there's a there's a happiness that permeates that culture where you could have someone who in our is you know is poor and and has job. Maybe we wouldn't want to do or something like that. And he's sitting on a boat cutting up pineapple as we're on a on a little trip out to this island and he's just smiling so big because he's just on a boat cutting pineapple and it's delicious and we're having a good time because reverend good time. This guy's having a good time. So thailand just overarching. -ly deserves its name. The land of smiles. yeah. I definitely agree with that. It's higher on my list. It's number two and every time we've been to thailand which has been quite a few times as trump said. We spent a lot of time there. One full month just in chiang mai meeting type people. They're always so friendly and we went to tie wedding. not uninterested. area was our friends hometown and we didn't know that many people there because it was her family and her friends of her family was huge. Like two hundred plus people. Everybody was so friendly than we actually went out after the wedding with some of her closest friends and it was just such an experience. Yeah we we've met so many wonderful friendly people thailand okay. So thailand's you're number two. But what's your number four my number four co stabby guy So we have been in costa rica now for two and a half months which is one of the longest times we've ever spent in another country. Of course right. I think this is the longest continuous. We've ever been in another country other than when we lived in japan. Yeah i think so and that being said everyone here is really friendly. And we don't wanna leave. I mean the eighty five and sunny and paul has to do with it. But the i mean all that's great but the people as everyone who's traveled knows. Yeah the people make the travel experience what it is and from the day we got here even actually before we got here. I was looking for a babysitter hours in like this. Tamarind facebook group like so many people are sending me. Hey this person that person you know. I was like wow. Everyone seems really really helpful. And then we got here and not only are people helpful. But they're just overly nice and same thing like heff foster her watch in the ocean and we put a thing on that facebook group again and saying. Hey we lost his watch and all these people were tagging this other guy who like two weeks before said he founded apple. Watch wasn't the same one but you know just random strangers are like trying to help us get this. And that's just the strangers. That's not even the amazing people that we've really bond with probably a lot of ex- ex- goes yeah but all the all of the local costa rican people who are called tikos yep. They are so friendly from the guard. Who is at our condo. Who the hell on how who speaks very little english but is so kind and so lovely and is so engaged with our children like it's the point where like of course we're we're walking a lot more leaving we're walking and he says hello you know like pure vida and what's up my friend but then even in the car leaving and he wants to come over to the car and we put the windows down he talks to the kids. The kids pounds. He is just wonderful. And that's just one person mean our nannies. Here are costa rica and they are lovely and so wonderful and having vitus to a birthday party and bring the kids crafts in toys for them to play on just like welcome us into their lives and it's just yet people are great. It's really nice very welcoming community and yet to the point that wit sometimes wakes up in the morning and he goes. Where's on hell is on l. out at the You know out at the entrance. Where the fords. I don't know we'll run out there to go find on l. First thing in the morning. So yeah i i'm with you. Costa rica definitely a magical place. And i think that when it don't look at my most are looking for the audio heather is blatantly. My list is off. The table have looked at his list. And so i followed and wear his vision by number four. I mean i guess at this point rica on your list and you just tell my number four interest. My number four is one. That i'm not sure i was happy to have this on the list. Because i'm not sure. It's going to make your list or nine and this and australia are very similar to me. In the way that the people like to just enjoy life and that is ireland. Okay yeah i know what. That's a good thought. That's a really is not on my list kind of forgot we went. There wasn't the first gut reaction country to be on my list. But when i looked at a map usually you and i will look at a map just to just kind of spur some inspiration and i pulled up the map when i was going through and i was looking at europe like spain. People are pretty nice. Portugal was really cool. Italy annex saw ireland and mike ireland. Yeah like to me some of the experience. We have an ireland per personify friendliness. Like they just want to have a crack right crack meaning a good time so you know irish are known for wanting to just have a good time. There was plenty of nights. We'd be sitting in pubs. Music would start flowing. People were talking like again. There is really open. Friendly and enj- enjoying life

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Customs Agents At Chicago O’Hare International Airport Seize Hundreds Of Phony Luxury Items

Home Sweet Home Chicago

00:24 sec | Last month

Customs Agents At Chicago O’Hare International Airport Seize Hundreds Of Phony Luxury Items

"And hundreds of phony luxury items discovered by customs agents at O'Hare Airport yesterday, there were more than 400 bogus bags, sunglasses and wallets, replicating high end products like Chanel bags to your purses and even face Max from Louisville Town and Gucci. Value for real versions of all the items will be over. $600,000 Custom said the bundle was being shipped from Thailand to a home in Kansas and the name of the shipper was the same as that of the

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"thailand" Discussed on Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

02:11 min | 2 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

"That that happens in Thailand to, but I don't have a special place in Thailand that I love as much as I do in Bali. Yeah, and I would say that for me, the reason that Thailand takes the cake over Bali. I like the food a little more. I like the beaches more and I've spent more time there. So that's. Again, you know, that plays into it and as go back to the vibe that I appreciate an enjoy it. Again, a little more everything is to me a little better is that backpacker vibe versus the more as we said, eat, pray, love through free e. EAP stick stuff saying or crew for listen, you can still backpack in Bali. I'm going to throw that out there on that. The reason the my like Bali more is because it's more artistic. It's more creative. I like the food scene, even though I will attest the Thai food is better and I like it more. But I liked the variety of food in Bali and I do like the beaches. I mean the beach. Some of the beaches in Thailand are the most beautiful beaches in the world. So I'm not gonna. Beaches are beach better, but I like the proximity to the beach to boot and everything that encapsulates Bali and I guess, yes, I'm a little more fruit fruit a little or not glam and TRAN, not showing it in a derogatory way. When I say leaper eleven for, I'm just trying to explain that. It's. Thailand seems a little grittier and a little more backpacker not that you can't backpacker through Bali and you certainly can. And you know it gets ski down in Khuda area, but as a whole, the experience we had there was this nice. A little bit more artistic a little bit more upscale vibe, and I prefer the kind of gritty, hey, let's go do this pretty much sums up our two personality, or you go, there you go. So so if you're more like trav- and you can only choose one go to talent, if you're more like me, choose Bali and let us neither one, we'll disappoint..

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"thailand" Discussed on Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

03:24 min | 2 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

"All. We did was relaxed and it wasn't magical. I won't say. So obviously you can get that. But just as an overall general feeling, I feel like Thailand might have more to do and. Again, that's, you know, when we talk about going to waterfall so and a lot of this is we spent the most time in Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. And that's kind of helping me make my perceived notions of the country as well is the fact that up there you get on a scooter and you like art, we're going to the sticky waterfalls and the earth, Spiderman waterfalls, whatever you wanna call them in their these crazy waterfalls. Y'all go for about an hour on his scooter ride, and you go and you can climb up the cliffs the size of these waterfalls because something in the rock makes them basically sticky and you feel like Spiderman. So I feel like we've those cool more waterfalls are very cool. We've done more things like that in Thailand where you're getting on a scooter and you're going for an hour and you're going exploring an adventuring. Then we have in Bali and we were in Bali. We did have a mosquito and we went end. We sought out some very cool temples that were totally after beaten path and very cool, but we didn't do any waterfalls and. And we haven't done any of the have these awesome bike trips where you go with a group and you go up until like one of the volcanoes than you bike down. And that sounds like you know some more of the adventure sports in Bali that we have never done, but are there. We never experienced them and then maybe you would feel as though there are more kind of cooler things to do. But when we go, we've always spent her time, you know, either working or just relaxing. And so I feel that even though I loved Thailand, the fact that I like the culture and the the shopping vibes of Bali more. And I also like that you can find other food, whereas in Thailand guess you can find western food. But if you're in Thailand for a month, let's say, and I know not everyone is going to go to Thailand for a month. But if you do, you might get sick of eating Thai food every day. We're not talking. Well, Bangkok because of course Bangkok, you can find anything you want there, but we're talking more and we've spent some time in Bangkok, but and I'm not even going to include Bangkok in why Thailand's better because that would be unfair to Bali because he doesn't have a major city. I, we have, you know, we're not talking about Jakarta, and we're not talking about all of Indonesia's. So when I'm talking Thailand in my mind, I'm talking. Yeah, why? And the islands you can get western food. I would agree that maybe the western food is a little more on point in Bali or at least a little more. It's better and a little more varied or at least a higher quality. But to me the and and again, I'm saying this is someone who has been to the Warren's in Indonesia in Bali and have some of my favorite meals there. I still don't prefer tie for tie food and I prefer that it's everywhere and that you can get it at any time and you're in Chiang mine. It's two AM and. Thai man, and you could crush a Bulla pad Thai or curry. And to me just the ease of it, like Thailand just seems. It's so easy. It is easy it and I love that. I mean, I do like that too..

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"thailand" Discussed on Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

02:37 min | 2 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

"I guess artists vibe where there's a lot of creative people, and then you have beautiful clothes, and you have beautiful textiles and baskets. And like we have a tent in our living room like Bala knees tent that we have for wit and that we bought in Bali, and I just feel as though Thailand doesn't have as much as this natural creativity where you go to their markets, and I'm pretty sure that they're getting these really cheap little Chachi things from China and then just selling them at their market. So you don't feel as that you can find this authentic, you know, like the woodworking and I just love the style of the creative artists in Bali way more than I do in town. I don't think that's really a thing in talent. I'm not saying that there aren't artists in Thailand, but Bali is known for habit of hub that creative scene and by local people. And I guess by other people who come in open shops there, but you can find. A lot of great local creativity, and I just like the style so much. I think that kind of hearkens back to the vibe that we were getting to before of this. Again, I like upper class doesn't isn't really what I'm trying to get to, but this a little more Coultard vibe or at least perceived cultural vibe of Bali and especially in booed where you go and it is it is the people who were there for the yoga retreats and all that kind of stuff. And that certainly plays into it is the idea that they do have a lot of these teak shops and all this stuff that you can buy textiles and fabrics, and again, artistic creative stuff that we haven't really seen in Thailand. So for me. It's something I don't like that. I just don't put as much emphasis on it as you do have because for me, I'd rather have, hey, nice beach, cool beach, you know, this type of vibe all. There's there's a great restaurant here the top on the scooters. You know, I feel like I've there's more to do in Thailand, and especially even when we're talking island to island, I feel like there might be there might be more to do in Thailand like the pace might be a little faster then in Bali where it's a little slower and it's a little more take your time and relaxed. And again, Thailand can be acting a full week on Coolangatta with Travis parents at.

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"thailand" Discussed on Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

02:39 min | 2 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on Extra Pack of Peanuts Travel Podcast

"After this podcast, you can tweet us at Heather Sherry at pack of peanuts. You can find us on. Instagram as well. Let us know Thailand where Bali and half a military. You started off. What about Bali is so amazing that you're like, it's it's so great that it's even better. Then Thailand. There's so many things. Okay, let's go, but no down showdown. Let me start with the fact that because it is an island you are at the beach all the time. You're just acceptable to the beach. Whereas in Thailand, you know, we love being in Chiang Mai and we love being at the ocean. Well, ching, my is hours from the oceans in the very northern part of Thailand. So you can take a bus which is awful. We've done and I wouldn't recommend it. You can fly highly recommend and very cheap when very cheap so you, it's, it's a little bit of an effort to get, you know, from Chiang Mai at in the in the jungle area, northern Thailand down to the the beaches. So I have to say the being in Bali mean you arrive at the airport and that whole area near the airport a little bit congested towards g not the best, but you can easily get to. Semin yak in the northern beaches, very easily within thirty minutes to an hour drive. I mean, even I think maybe fifteen to twenty minutes from the airport, so you can easily get to the coast. And then when you want to go into the jungle when you go to boot Ubud Abboud however, you wanna say, everyone is your show, then you're there, and you also just take taxi. It's not even very much money and you are in the race fields and in the interior of Bali. So I just think the accessibility to having both things like jungle and beach is right there. I like Thailand for the fact that it is a bit distinct. And again, we're comparing country to an islet one island so it it's gonna be different when it comes to how far stuff is. But to me the accessibility in Thailand, you mentioned you could take a bus, and so if we're sitting there and we're talking about someone who's a backpacker you can easily take. I mean, we're. Talking what five to ten dollar bus ride and go from northern Thailand all the way down to Bangkok all the way down to the beaches at thirty five years old almost thirty six. I'm not recommending that for myself. I'm hopping on an Air Asia fight for thirty forty bucks. So for me, the one thing I really do love about talent is even though it's a whole country and it has drastically different parts to it..

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

03:36 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"So that's also really fun to check out. I think trains are definitely just one of the best travel deals in Thailand. That's how I would summer. Yeah. Yeah, totally. Totally. So very much worth checking out, but it'll be really interesting to see how things change over the next decade or so. No doubt, no doubt about that. All right. Let's get into some love loathe or leave. And that's where one of us apprise is the guy with a particular aspect of living in Bangkok, which we then discuss and decide if it's something that we love about living here loathe about living here or heat so much that it makes us wanna leave forever. And this week it's your turn, man. What he got. All right. Here we go. I suppose this could have come up earlier. Maybe he's in one or something like that. But I don't remember ever hearing about it. So Greg, what do you think about the five? But you have to pay to enter some bathrooms either for tissue paper, either for tissue paper or just to enter the wanting to let you enter unless you pay the five. What do you think about that. Yeah, that's that seems to be giving more and more commonplace now I'm for it. I, I love it. If I get something for my money, like I don't mind if listeners, if you've never traveled in Thailand or or if you've only sort of been in Bangkok, once you get out into the into the sort of rougher areas and boonies some of the bathrooms that you go to our very Trainspotting ask in there. Cleanliness, which is an appropriate movie for this. This episode's main topic, no doubt. And some of them are just like one bought three bought five to get in. So I usually, I mean, it's not a lot of money anyway, but I- happy. I'm happy to pay that. Once you bathrooms going to be, oh, I see clean when I get it. You're saying. So you're saying when you see the, the five or whatever you're you're thinking that, okay, cool. This is not going to be so horrible because they're generating revenue. They're going to use to clean it up, so so you're, you're happy to pay assuming it's a nice relatively. Nice bathroom. Yeah. Yeah, I'll I'll give you five, but if you're going to if they're gonna put some effort into. You making the place at least presentable. Like public bathrooms out in the countryside are usually not really nice in the best of days. But if there's an effort there, I don't mind giving a little little few coins to that. Well, the interesting thing about these paid bathrooms is you're right. They are out in the boonies, but I, I feel like it's kinda random like there are malls, there are malls in Bangkok, not the nicer like upscale malls, but there are kind of like the lower tier malls, like at some of those lowered your mouth and Bangkok. You also have to pay to go into the bathroom. Yeah. Yeah, I've seen that and sometimes you get burned like it's two baht. So you give them a two and you go into this just disaster zone and you're like, what am I paying too? Right, right, right, right. Nothing. I got to admit that I'm generally pretty annoyed when after pay for anything, I guess I'm just a spoiled. I world person, but I, I, I, I'm kind of annoyed when I, you know, I, I just kind of assumed that if I'm if I'm a patron or customer in a mall or facility feel like I should be able to go to the bathroom without paying any money. Yeah, fair enough. That's why they have the signs. Bathrooms are for paying customers. Only patrons only call me spoiled spoiled. But of course I pay. It's not like I, I don't break out these places. I just pay whatever, but I. Storm out of there and a half. I'm not paying three body crap your pants in the parking? No, I don't do that. I just pay, but I see your point. I see your point. You're right. If it does guarantee the bathroom is clean. It makes sense. Yeah, so I love it. If I'm getting something out of it much like the patrons of the show, you know a little bit of money..

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

03:56 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"He I really like it. It's a beautiful building. It was built in nineteen sixteen and yeah. And actually, you know what? I've got some photos. We had a couple of a couple of readers right in online and Cologne, one guy, Facebook, and they asked us if we're if it's possible to put a few pictures on our website when we talk about a particular thing. So I've got some photos of while among back in the day in a couple of rail pictures now including the new punk sue station. So if you're curious to see what we're talking about, head to Bangkok podcast dot com. And this this episode, this episodes post and you can see some photos there, but so the new station is going to have the subway, the blue line, subways, gonna, go underground, and then the Esotique the diesel rail lines are going to come in on the ground level, and then you'll have several BTS lines coming in like a couple of levels above that. So it's going to be a huge, huge thing that's going to completely transform how train lines operate in Thailand. Wait Hulan pong. So. Oh, it will still be open, but they'll be museum in the main part of the where the rail station was, but there were still be out nobo- wall among won't be a rail station anymore. It. Okay. Be a museum, but the so there's gonna be? No, there's still got to be an SAT line that comes in there. Right? I don't. I mean, I don't think they're gonna rip the train tracks up, but it's not going to be as far as I know it's not going to be used anymore. Okay, limits. I mean, there's so many. I mean, I was just curious if they, if they would keep one rail line open or not. I wonder. Yeah, I'm curious. I mean, it was be ashamed completely cut it off from right from Railtrack products. Now we've got now we've got the and the and what we've got. We've got the subway there, but this I know you're the expert with your with your map of the future of Bangkok. So you've talked about it before, but you know, Greg to differ dot com if you wanna map of future transport. So there's not gonna be a BT s line that goes to who will on poem just the underground? Yeah, just the blue line. Subway. Yeah, so and you mentioned my blog too. I wrote a blog awhile ago if you haven't heard me talk about it before where I sort of pain painstakingly put together a Google map of all the upcoming rail lines in Bangkok and a link to that in the post as well. And also I want to give shout out to my my buddy James, his nomadic notes dot com. He's one of these digital nomad guys that travels around and writes about interesting things, and he's a super train nerd. So he's got a really interesting blog post to which I'll I'll link to, and he made a map where he puts all of Southeast Asia's proposed rail lines on a map, and it's really interesting to see this goes back to what you're saying about how trail rail rail travel is the preferred method for much of the world. It is. It definitely is. I just wanna. I just want to reiterate that a Greg's map is actually a really valuable resource. I mean, legitimately valuable. The weird thing is in Bangkok. You have the. The MRT which is usually underground. You have the BTS was usually above ground and you have actually the airport railing and so you have several different corporations slash governmental agencies acting and they, they don't is far as I know the government does not. They don't have a map that combines all of that together. So Greg, I think you're the guy like, I don't know where there's like, you know, obviously you can get maps of the current system, but there is no map other than Greg's of all the proposed stuff like this is why that map is valuable. I don't know. There might be, but if it is, it's all done very stylistically. So like it looks pretty, but it doesn't actually show you what roads the trains go down. So that's what my map does or it's not the scale or maybe it's not to scale it years is kind of scales, correct? Yes, exactly. And another thing when you talk about too, is the new high-speed rail lines their building now what's up with that?.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

03:00 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"So we thought we will talk a little bit about it, aren't, you know our listeners might not know that Greg is a long time biker in Thailand. Even though I've been here eighteen years, I think I've ridden a bike exactly three times and every time I've been bike has been in the presence of Greg, usually leading on some adventure, twenty kilometer, thirty forty kilometer adventure in and out of Bangkok. So Greg is is essentially my biking mentor. So he he, he's he's well. He's the iota. He's the Yoda figure here. I'll just be the acolyte. Cool. Finally, I've reached iota status. Well, yeah, I haven't biking for in Bangkok for about twelve years now and you know, full disclosure since I had a kid, I do not get out as much as I used to, and I am. You know, my stamina and my my, my fitness level for biking has dropped way down, but I still like to get out sometime. But you still have you still have years of experience. You have knowledge, even if you don't have the fitness that you used to have? I guess I've got knowledge and I, I, that quite well with my belly, so it all works out. But the the biggest biggest thing that I wanted to spell here is that when people hear biking in Bangkok riding a bicycle and Bangkok, a lot of times the first thing they think of is someone on a bicycle flying down ram, four or Sukhumvit, or see long or something like that. And if you have any sense that is the last resort because the best way to bike in Bangkok is to use the billions of miles of back roads. Soy's and Khlong pathways that sort of connect the entire city together off and away from the main street. So no doubt. When you hear biking in Bangkok, like for the most part, I would say for people who do it. As a leisure activity, you're not writing on the streets? Yeah, agreed. I think we need to separate out there is a like a bike racing community in Thailand. Like there's there's people who race by UPS radically see these hardcore bikers who are biking fifty sixty kilometers today. That's really not what we're talking about. So we're not talking about like pro or semi pro biking, we're, we're talking about either biking, possibly as a commute or biking leisurely, possibly for exercise is what we're talking about, right, right. And there's, there's people who go out. I know of some of them that spend, you know, three hundred, four hundred thousand bought on a carbon fiber space, age, bike frame, the ways as much as my shoelace and they go out to the airport because airport, I'm not sure if you know, but has a really nice a really nice actually twenty three kilometer bike lane around it, and these guys get out there. Their superbikes just fly. So that's me for them. But that's not the type of biking I do and I love Bangkok and I love exploring Bangkok..

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

02:09 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"An and ice i just i just hear a lot of people always assume that when they come to bangkok thailand it's really easy to find deserted stretch of paradise pull out a book and just sit there but that is the case no no that is not the case at all i don't care what what's his face told you dug deep dicaprio in that movie at the beach that is not the way anything works boos terrible but regardless at is that is certainly not what thailand beaches are like they're they're a little busier because i don't know if you know there's not but this is a pretty popular tourist destination yeah do the most beautiful beach i've ever been to was on coley bay wishes down south by qatar atto near the malaysian border and i took an overnight train you can fly but i took an overnight train i took a flu was a four hour van ride to the pierre and then it was like a three hour boat ride to the island and i said i'm not really a beach guy so unless i'm going to be there for like two weeks which i don't want to be any way now that's a lot of traveling to sit by a patch of water in oberreit yeah he added who term yes so if you if you want like a stretch of deserted paradise you're really have to work to get it you would be comfortable travelling yeah and and then it's not going to be all that deserted at least not in thailand you want deserted beaches you go to some of the little tiny go to someplace like indonesia where they have seventy seven thousand islands that make up the country that whatever and and go on one of those are that's possible you can do that but it's going to be undeveloped and you're gonna have to hire a boat to get you there or a plane or whatever you want to do but we'll have those really in in thailand at least not that are accessible to us that live in in bangkok not without a serious hassle to go do the desert that's not what you're going to see if you're going to come to thailand and get a beach again either find a lotta people orly some people and probably pretty filthy beaches sorry twitch.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

01:54 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"Um with your brain instead of your heart of course of course you know ha having not been there but being our friend and knowing of course that you must be right in all cases i think it had gotten that at the very least i think you deserved leg a sorry like most type people know the english word sorry but like that they might be a little bit uncertain whether you could speak thai but at least she could say sorry sorry or something like that you know what i mean yeah and you you say something about how um everything good in thailand comes with that yeah yeah it's kind of a something uh i don't know if i heard it or came up with it but for years i kind of realized that there's kind of a universal theory of thai culture and but you know that or to very simplistic explanation of things but my theory is that a everything good that happens in thailand comes from the fact the type people are so nice like genuinely nice people um but the flip side of the coin is that everything bad that absent thailand also comes from the fact the type you players very nice people you know it's kind of like that's interesting knows like it's like niceness it's it seems like it's a positive thing but i think thailand shows that nice is not always the best strategy are the best social way to deal with things does the predevelopment on how to take the two who's well today charm and i didn't wanna i didn't wanna miss you up no no his good it's good like i guess so i i think they're definitely there's some debt benefits to to not covering up everything to the smile with a smile you know sometimes you just need to to to to to get it out to speak honestly and stuff like this and this of course is all tied to the whole concept which is popular in asia and very popular in thailand of saving face like above all you must not lose face and that's what gets people in trouble of times and if i keep reacting like this will probably.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

01:47 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"You basically are told not to drink water from the tap yep yeah and i use the tap water to brush my teeth i use it to make t i use it to cook with uh and i do drink a little bit sometimes when it's too inconvenient or i am to board to go all the way to the refrigerator to get a bottled water but um you don't realize how much of a painted the acid is really until you go back home and you realize it all i can just go to the faucet fresh he added clean water right right so you can trust the water coming out of the tap because you live in canada and i don't live in flint michigan when we're back in in in our home countries i should say and uh we have good filtration systems not so much here in thailand yes you certainly do i certainly do miss that it's it is a pain as you say yeah i've i've been gone so long that i don't really miss it but like i said when i go that's one of the reverse cultureshock things i experience when i do go back home i gave really excited about it he he guys look look what i'm doing as i looked at me like yeah that's what have you with us but um i i i i low that i'll i'll i'll use the word 'growth islode the fact that i can't trust the tap water here in bangkok her anywhere in thailand but but i will have a say since i spent a year travelling before i came to bangkok and that's the way it was almost everywhere we went across europe and it was like do not drink water in spain ruin who are a crazy person drink the water in spain um so we didn't do that so everywhere we went it was that it was the same way because.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

02:29 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"Tree in the world for road fatalities trailing only behind the libya i believe which is a terrible uh no wants that honor so i'm very happy to report that after much work from everyone in thailand we did it we are no longer the second worst no we are number one baby weirdo ruin where numeral kuna good god it was only a matter of time only a matter of time so insane libya had now has fallen out down the top there emily in top three now they're no longer number one so that's her amazing it's this is crazy and is this one study in the banco posted or this one study that the bangkok post story cited are they said the thailand's estimated road traffic death rate per one hundred thousand people stands at thirty six point two this year followed by malawi and 35 and liberia at thirty three point seven i think it said also that like eight of the ten countries were in africa so good job thailand guess cancer it's not something to be proud of and uh they're in the story they talk about like all kinds of things all we should maybe force everyone to use dashboard cameras or we should do a little luba like the first thing that comes to my mind is how about training at no time during my automobile learning training test did i dr on a real wrote yup you know and hobbled the police started forcing the laws instead of pulling people over than they refuse to take a breathalyser tests because they have money or their wellknown or something like that right yeah i i see cops all the time driving in a pack of motorbikes when and around them are five different people not wearing helmets and it's it's gotta it's gotta be enforceable even before that i mean it's here's the deal i don't know how it works in your country but i know in my country that now in two thousand seventeen if someone drives around on a motorcycle with a four year old child not wearing a helmet there would be outrage by the regular citizenry around them every one was a seatbelt not putting your child in a seatbelt and driving around will get you kicked out of communities is not about being arrested his it is culturally not a thing that you do anymore is used to the social social ostracism.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

01:41 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"For all of the porn that comes out of thailand adenoid talking about i've never seen anything like that i'm and i'm assuming this born in thailand just guessing so on the topic of jobs a lot of people might also know this this is quite well known but there are a list of jobs that foreigners are forbidden to do in thailand buying asked well if it was a job they probably would be forbidden but since her a lot okay here we are but there is a list of things that you are just not allowed to do and i went to a purely reputable legal website and and took this list from that but i i got to say a lot of this doesn't make sense to me so let's go through them here so the jobs that foreigners are forbidden to do this is not a complete list this is most of the but not all of them things like agriculture animal husbandry forestry or fishery up with some exceptions for specialized knowledge scher ripe you're a fire prevention specialists working in feutry they want you to be here abed for if you are milking a goat they would like to be done by local powers bricklaying carpet tree construction work which i don't get it all because half of the buildings built in bangkok all by burmese allow he should be platter lady i have i have i don't think i've seen a diapers and swing a hammer i'm rutley with certain they're all burmese now i'm not sure if this if they when they say are forbidden for a foreigner if that excludes like maybe asean countries who have a special work transfer law something like that very much your with foreigners applies to light and on asian formerly i don't know how it works but ripe uh that that seems a little bit hinky to me um woodcarving shop sales or auction work accounting cutting or polishing precious.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

02:01 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"You have some some they're not chain than use walk up to the front and they just look at you like are you new because my machine won't even let me ring this thing up so yes oh god no you go to talk to the stupid fairly dan anything but that's of this a fairly common law most most people who are slightly familiar with thailand know that one you it's none not a let's just kind of getting us into the thing here the next one i have listed down something that a friend told me apparently you cannot by chainsaws in thailand with a blade that's longer than fifteen inches you said that and i what was the one the first ones i thought well what does this actually mean so i went i need a little bit of research oca okay and there is actually a law on the books that is the i found this and the called the thailand electricals saw act of two thousand into that has all sorts of regulations but clearly it's more than just that because if i was talking about i couldn't find reference to the fifteen inch inches weird because this is thailand think about things and inches and be more mike centimeters but regardless i did a little bit more research i found out this law actually make sense because it's not about how long your chainsaw should or should not be first for stupid reasons this has to do with the anti logging the anti illegal logging that thailand has been cracking down on on the last decades that have gone past so the idea here is that gigantic chainsaws will cut down teak trees which will land gerasimov were very very long reign in this country so that's what this the law was enacted to prevent was illegal logging yeah i can believe it because tcm critique would to go for some pretty serious coin on the black market and um yyou illegal pti clogging used to be a big problem now it's is very very tightly restricted and it's somewhat less of a problem but i was talking to a friend you told me this and he said that a lot of people do is a just by chainsaw with a 10inch blade and then just going by fifteen inch blades somewhere else.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

01:37 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"I have a level of their leave if you do not have one let me explain that to the people that a new the show love low their leave is a part of the show where one of us me this time talks about one little aspect of living in thailand and find out from the other person's perspective is is something that they love about living in thailand something that they loathe about living in the kingdom or something that they hate so much that they're ready to leave so my love loath or leave for today is escalators k unfamiliar with them escalators in thailand okay i think are the cleanest surfaces in thailand i have seen the let's call them agenda to'real staff two or three person job where one will spray some sort of cleaning material on the treads whereas they are coming down and one or sometimes two more with a sort of a mop heavy brush thing that are furiously scrubbing the treads of the escalators here they are squeaky squeak escalators that mechanical contraption with threes in gore and whatever else not in thailand man these are the clean escalators i know you're talking about you have was sometimes a woman at the top with a rag yep holding onto the handrail as raised by yeah is e matured squeaky squeakyclean wiki squeaky clean they're always clean i you know is interesting to be i mean yeah you're right i love it i love the keeping clean yeah it's great.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

01:53 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"Yeah well you can already use the train because that the srt the state railway of thailand the regular all diesel engine trains already run that route but you know they come once every two knows when ja and they're loudon crazy stinky as yet and don't rana anything resembling a schedule that's the at that said the you do you want you don't want that traffic on the only us line you one is the one that goes from uh be a tie to the suitable airport that's the only has are teetering i want to ride elevated what am i the one the rides on like real tracks on the ground no that's that was that was built in the 1800s i think and hasn't been upgraded sense oh no i don't want that yeah steam train technology no terrible punk well yeah well good luck for your ride tomorrow i hope that you don't know wind up is stuck in traffic miserably so and i hope the wiping kid get away to add to have a good time yeah we'll have got some podcast queued up on my phone sore i should be ready to go but i'm over forge it tomorrow at any rate so let's get this recording overshadow iaea so evil you were recently the star you betcha star of a pakistani commercial shot in thailand and of course when i a star i mean you are on screen for about four seconds pay stars host supernova doesn't take very long man i was again a ray burst i went to performing arts icecool and we always used to say there are no small roles only small actors i what i could use them coconut oil disease viking oh love throwback just for patrons will get that joke anyhow continue with your introduction gregg while your's star turn in this commercial got me thinking about my own time as the fess being here in orlando smile's so today we thought we talk a little bit about what it's like being an actor in thailand.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

01:41 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"That was my my favorite experience with with wild swimming sure island cheer that that that sounds great and and it similar to mine i am a scuba divers so i have done a fair bit of scubadiving here in in the kingdom it's not the greatest diving in the world but nonetheless i i have done it in swam in several islands and beaches so that the sea is always a good place for me to go swam because it's the only place i can float i don't know how to float on my back in a pool never neverland boat you that don't can't look i can swim but i can't float but in the ocean five loop with no problem saw yes so wild swimming against works for me there i am the first three months that my wife and i encountered thailand back in two thousand fifteen we stayed in a run on an in the western part of thailand which is the rainiest province of thailand so there are or media i remember standing in renault looking around at the mountains it's around the area nsa seen three different waterfalls you just every i special rainy season i mean it should wild swimming everywhere yeah i mean they're just right there you just you just go and yeah we would we would definitely go swim at at the bottom of those waterfalls you know swim up to wear the waterfall is is falling down the rocks and and have that kind of you know fall over the body we'd even crawl up or climb up as usually a path on one side of the other of of the water form you get to the top and there's usually a big pool of water before it cascades down some of done a lot of that just him some some beautiful spots i in there tell him now we live in bangkok.

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"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

01:52 min | 3 years ago

"thailand" Discussed on The Bangkok Podcast | Expat Life In Thailand Via Expats from Canada

"So one thing that i learned was that there's only so many times you can say uh to cut this out or do we have to do this or uh to get the cheaper one so my advice is to have a number in estimate in your mind double it and then at about twenty percent in the nets roughly what you're going to pay so one thing that i wrote in my blog about this was um is this a quote the best advice my already married friends have given me regarding this timehonored tradition of sticker shock at an impending wedding is this just pay pain smile pain shut up if you can't pay borrow and then pay and smile and shut up because the bottom line is you can only say can we do cheaper can we cut that part out in jesus how much before your bright her family impossible your own family start to wonder why you're being such a cheap dupage unquote so my estimates for what my experience was and we did a pretty standard thai wedding warning ceremony evening ceremony two hundred guests i estimated that the total cost of the wedding that we had could have been done for anywhere from three hundred ninety thousand bottle to nine hundred and forty three thousand nine hundred and forty three thousand baht right oddly specific but okay but the thing is don't forget when you go to a wedding in western countries you have a registry you buy a toaster a gift towels whatever you need yeah in thailand in much of asia you give money all right so that way i looked at it was basically we were throwing a really expensive party and people were paying to get in i i see so at an and there's a big box um and you are supposed to take the envelope that your invitation to the wedding comes in.

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