Author: John Shoane

John studied in Thailand and now lives together with his wife in Bangkok. He designs flower arangments for Bangkok flower delivery company also servicing the whole of Thailand
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Thailand’s Massive Electricity Price Rise

35% Increase In 18 Months In Thailand the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand known as ‘EGAT’ who sets the price of electricity is expecting the price in Thailand to be the same as in Singapore at 5 baht a Kilowatt-hour (kWh). This is an increase of approximately a massive 35% over the next 18 months. […]

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Flowers in Thai Buddhism

Buddhism, the dominant religion in Thailand, has many ties to nature and mother earth. The religion teaches open mindedness and acceptance, and has attached meaning to many items in nature to these concepts or principles. Flowers are a meaningful symbol in the Buddhist culture in Thailand, and many of these flowers have sacred meanings or […]

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Flamboyant Yingluck – Many Faces

Thailand’s Prime Minister has been called quite a few things since she has been in office. Some people have stated that she is the most beautiful or glamorous PM in the world today. If you carefully look at the pictures below it is not too difficult to determine that US President Obama feels the same […]

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Thai Dunkin Donuts Advertisement Deemed Racist

Thailand is widely thought of as an open minded society that feels everybody has the right to do and act as they please, just as long as those actions do not infringe on anybody else’s rights. Which is why a well intended Thai Dunkin Donuts advertisement has taken so many Thai citizens by surprised, when […]

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Widening of Pattaya Beach Road

When the widening of Pattaya beach road started the local expat community was up in arms believing that it was going to take forever like so many of the other government’s cash grabbing construction projects. Thankfully, the project is proceeding quite nicely and it is over halfway finished. However, many of the expats are still […]

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