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News Monday 23rd April...

World NewsAdult News pattaya swingers club raid
The British press enjoys being outraged by a swingers club in Pattaya
Whilst applauding the innovation of an indoor dogging zone in a swingers club in Derby

News Sunday 22nd April...

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Dangerous Thailand
Tourist police and army raid private swingers hotel in Pratamnak

News and Thai Life

Just a few Thai news items that may be of interest to farangs.



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15th Apr
Whisky with a splash
Thai government tells Songkran revellers to pipe down
World NewsAdult News

12th Apr
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Taking tips from Putin on how to censor the internet
Trump signs bill to censor websites offering services for sex workers
World NewsAdult News

10th Apr
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Widespread censorship to target a small proportion of crime
US Authorities censor featuring small ads by sex workers advertising their services
World NewsAdult News empowre thailand
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: When is sex work decent work?
Liz Hilton of the Empower Foundation in Thailand is unimpressed by the state persecution of sex workers in the name of preventing trafficking
World NewsAdult News

6th Apr
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So much for the constitution then
US internet censorship of websites related to sex work is hitting hard
World NewsAdult News Adult Porn Busty Cute Milk Mom erotic movie DVD Japan Import DVD
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Offsite Article: More smutty than slutty Japan's sex industry is becoming less sexual
An ageing population and a protracted economic slump have changed the face of the sex business
World NewsAdult News

2nd Apr
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In nobody's interest
Irish police have initiated just 2 prosecutions for buying sex
World NewsAdult News The Guardian
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Offsite Article: Scrubbed clean: why a certain kind of sex is vanishing from the internet
A US government effort to fight online sex trafficking has cleansed many sites of personal ads and consensual eroticism, in a shift advocates say amounts to dangerous censorship. By Erin McCormick in San Francisco
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1st Apr
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Offsite Article: Sex workers worry about UK adoption of new US internet censorship law
As is already happening in the US, vital websites for sex workers could be shut down by laws supposedly aimed at curbing trafficking. By Dulcie Lee

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19th Jan
Causing a public embarrassment
Bangkok police arrest film makers on Khao San Road for setting up a fake sex toys stall
World NewsAdult News

18th Jan
Extracts: Fun for all
Sexy holiday packages for ladies to travel to nudist or swingers resorts in the Caribbean and Thailand
World NewsAdult News

17th Jan
Commented: Ground down
London's Windmill lap dancing club closed down after feminists hired private eyes to snitch on touching in private dances
World NewsFarang land
Offsite Article: Detecting people who walk side by side
Facebook's patent applications reveals some of its creepy ideas about working out who you know
World NewsAdult News

11th Jan
Thai sex workers explain
We don't do sex work because we are poor, we do sex work to end our poverty
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10th Jan
A 15% hike in beer tax at GoGos
Thailand introduces a new tax for alcohol served in bars or entertainment venues
World NewsAdult News

6th Jan
So there you have it, nobody reads Playboy for the articles
Playboy is considering closing down its, now non-nude, print magazine
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5th Jan
Seven Up
Pattaya to Bangkok motorway tolls to rise significantly in April 2018
World NewsAdult News
Stripped out
Toronto's strip club scene is giving way to condo developments
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4th Jan
Experiences of traffic police
Breathalysers, paper work and torches
World NewsAdult News
Extract: Increasing diversity
Porn trends according to the tube site xHamster
World NewsSex Aware

3rd Jan
Extract: Everybody Lies
A book comparing what people say about their sexuality and what they search for in porn reveals some interesting, if perhaps unsurprising, results

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Thai Life  Background: Thai National Anthem An illuminating translation (Aug 2007)
 Background: The Wai To wai or not to wai...that is the question (March 2007)
 Background: Gestures Just a Matter of Interpretation (Feb 2006)
 Background: Rent Not Buy Mixed Blessings of being hitched with a Thai (Feb 2006)
 Background: Red Tape Hard lessons in expat paradise (Dec 2006)
 Background: Thai Whiskey How tax keeps Thailand tipsy (Feb 2006)
 Background: Living Up Country Stickman doesn't recommend the 'Real Thailand' life (14th Dec 2005)
 Background: The Morning After Ever woken up with LT girl only to wish you had gone ST (Nov 2005)
 Background: When Last Orders may Really be Your Last Be wary of late night violence (Aug 2005)
 Background: Use of the Word Farang ie Westerner (July 2005)
 Background: The Bangkok Hilton Life on death row (June 2005)
 Background: Opting out of the Thai Family Pension Scheme (May 2005)
 Background: Foreigner in your own House Farangs have names you know! (March 2005)
 Background: Mia Farangs Thai wives and the Thai economy (June 2004)
 Background: Why Wai? when it is better not to (Jan 2003)
 Background: Grovelling A Primer (Jan 2010)
 Background: Losing Face Stickman explains (Jan 2003)
 Background: Foreigner Prices Dual pricing (Sep 2003)
 Banking: Would you Credit it? Rules for farangs to get Thai credit cards (July 2008)
 Banking: Mortgages More on Bangkok Bank mortgages to foreigners (Aug 2005)
 Banking: Farang Friendly Banks Which banks will open a foreigner an account (July 2005)
 Books: Book Reviews About the Thai Life
 Business: Thai Time Businesses to record internet transactions using Thai Standard Time (Aug 2008)
 Buying a Bar: Renovate Your Ideas Successful Bar Ownership (March 2007) 
 Buying a Bar: Business GoGo Going Gone Why do people want get into the GoGo business (Feb 2005)
 Buying a Bar: A Bar in a Million Will people come to yours? (Nov 2005)
 Buying Property: Home Affairs Buying property in Thailand (June 2004)
 Climate: Climate Change Act now to stop Bangkok sinking, urge scientists (Feb 2010)
 Crime: Guns in Thailand Thailand near the top of the league in gun murder (Dec 2006)
  Driving: Tea Junction Identifying hot spots for illegal traffic police 'tolls' (Feb 2006)
 Environment: Tap Water is Clearly Green Whereas bottled water is clearly not green (July 2007) 
 Health Box Aware Deadly box jellyfish new to Thailand (Oct 2008)
 Health: Jellyfish First Aid for jellyfish stings (June 2009)
 Health: Cancerous Joss Sticks Beware of health hazard in Thai temples (Aug 2008) 
 Health: Don't Let your Typhoid Jabs Lapse Food hygiene is not good in Thailand ( Nov 2005)
 Health: Rabies First aid after an animal bite (May 2005)
 Law: Work Permit Law Official Memo (Jan 2007)
 Law: Sex Toys Illegal to sell in Thailand but tolerated by Customs (July 2005)
 Law: Young Adults Should Avoid Thai Holidays Drinking age is 20 ( July 2005)
 Law: Farang Volunteer Tourist Police Their role in kill joy operations (June 2005)
 Law: Divorce Thai Style essential reading by Stickman (June 2004)
 Law: Age Related sex & marriage (Sept 2003)
 Marriage: Murderous Wives Bar girl and the expat: a killing foretold (Aug 2008)
 Marriage: Farangs seek the warmth of large Thai Families: Bollox conclusion from survey (April 2008) 
 Marriage: Married to Isaan How Issan ladies meet their husband (Dec 2006)
 Marriage: Pizza vs Somtam How Thai life adapts to accommodate farang husbands (Nov 2006)
 Marriage: A Good Little Earner Farang/Thai marriages a hot in Isaan (Aug 2006)
 Marriage: The Ultimate Mother In-Law Joke Paying the bride price (March 2003)
 Motoring: Drink Drive Limits in Thailand (April 2006)
 Police Foreign Tourist Police Assistants Who are the black shirts on Walking Street? (Jan 2009)
 Politics: What's Up Down South Summary of the unrest in South Thailand (2Oct 2005)
 Politics: Who Runs Thai TV? Ex Prime Minister Thaksin, the army and Thai Rak Thai (Nov 2005)
 Tax: Tax Allowances to Raise (Aug 2006)
 Travel: Passports Last 6 Months Longer Change of immigration rules (May 2006)
 Travel: One Way Tickets and travelling to Thailand without a visa (April 2006)
 Travel: Tourist Police Overstay their Welcome Overstayers 5 day ordeal (Feb 2006)
 Travel: Surviving Homeland Customs Tips to minimise hassle on your return home (21st Dec 2005)
 Travel: Mug Shots for the Surveillance State New specification for UK passport photos (Aug 2005)
 Travel: Border Hassle Beggars Belief Beware of thieving Cambodian children (Aug 2005)
 Travel: UK Immigration are Coughing Blood Long stay UK visitors need pre-travel TB test (July 2005)
 Travel: A Customary Warning An unpleasant welcome to Thailand (Oct 2006)
 Travel Oh My Buddha! Export of Buddha Images from Thailand (Aug 2009)
 TV: Truely Bollox Work permit required to subscribe to True telephone, TV or internet (Nov 2007)
 Working: Working it Out Work Permit changes being implemented (Aug 2008)
 Working: Extending Non-Immigrant-B Visas More hoops to work in Thailand (May  2007) 
 Working: Prohibited Occupations for Farangs (Oct 2006)

Speak Thai  A Thai Primer an introduction to speaking Thai (10th August 2007)
 Months in Thai (15th May 2007)
 Not Enough Hours in the Day to Learn Thai (July 2006)
 Learn Online Suggested websites (March 2006)
 Sex & Slanging A few useful words and phrases (Jan 2006)
 Learn to Speak Thai in 1 Easy Lesson...and then ten years of summer school (Oct 2005)
 Use of the Word Farang ie Westerner (July 2005)

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