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As tourism grows back in Thailand, some things never change. Stories of Indian tourists having their gold chains stolen, or being pickpocketed or robbed by ladyboys seem to crop up every week. And this week is no exception. An Indian student was reportedly pickpocketed on Friday in Pattaya and had his wallet lightened of about …

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One positive of a cashless society is that you can’t lose cash. 

44,000 baht in cash? This guy does know the difference between the red notes and the brown ones. They can all look the same under certain lighting😉

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Why would anyone carry that much money on them? I can understand 20-30k if you just went to an ATM, but more than that is asking for trouble. Assuming he's telling the truth - no surprise if he isn't.

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May seem like a lot of cash to have at one time, and definitely not too bright to be carrying it around - but most of Asia is still very cash oriented.

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On 2/12/2023 at 1:36 PM, Thaiger said:

As tourism grows back in Thailand, some things never change.

Only when bad things happen to the Chinese does the local Thais Govt bend over backwards to trace the culprits and apologise on behalf of the Thai people. Not strange that Thai Govt not apologising to the Indian Government over this.

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51 minutes ago, AdvocatusDiaboli said:

Only when bad things happen to the Chinese does the local Thais Govt bend over backwards to trace the culprits and apologise on behalf of the Thai people. Not strange that Thai Govt not apologising to the Indian Government over this.

Not if you are openly racist as many incumbents in the Thai government are. 

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