Monthly Archives: September 2006

Bye for now…

…I’m taking a break from blogging. Will be back in a few days. TTFN ta-ta-for-now as Tigger would say…

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My Thai sucks…

That was or is one of my biggest frustrations at the moment. I only understand 50 % Thai TV. Its so frustrating. I hate relying on translations and feel that I only get a censured version of what everyone else … Continue reading

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Leader to be named in 2 weeks..

BBC… Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin told a news conference that new elections would take place in a year’s time, once a new constitution had been written..(etc etc)"We have two weeks. After two weeks, we will step out," he said.He said coup … Continue reading

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State of emergency- Martial Law Thailand

I’m trying to understand what this means. wikipedia.org A state of emergency is a governmental declaration that may suspend certain normal functions of government, may work to alert citizens to alter their normal behaviors, or may order government agencies to … Continue reading

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Thai military stages a coup…

.. last night, I was fast asleep and my friend Mr. D called me to say what was happening. I would have slept through it all. Thai TV channels were turned off so we watched in CNN and BBC for … Continue reading

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