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Buriram GOMS Next Meeting Reminder

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Buriram GOMS Next Meeting Reminder

A recent article about the Grumpy Old Men Society (GOMS) highlighted the good charitable works they are involved in and also that they are looking for new members. Just to stress once again they are not really particularly grumpy, it’s just a name and it is a nationwide society. Check out the article again if…

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The Grumpy Old Men Society (GOMS) In Buriram Looking For New Members

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The Grumpy Old Men Society (GOMS) In Buriram Looking For New Members

For those who are not familiar with the Grumpy Old Men Society or GOMS as they are affectionately known, they are a group who meet up and try to find ways of helping the community. I have been asked to point out that Neil is the only really grumpy old man, the rest are pretty…

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David Travis , Resident Of Buriram

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David Travis , Resident Of Buriram

It is with regret that the Buriram Times announces the passing of David Travis after a long illness. David was a well-known figure in the ex-pat community and was a founder member of the Grumpy Old Men Society , a group who met to help the Thai locals, particularly children. The funeral is today at…

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Buriram Resevoir Being Developed For Nature Lovers And Fitness Enthusiasts

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Buriram Resevoir Being Developed For Nature Lovers And Fitness Enthusiasts

Buriram hopes to attract the country’s exercise and conservation enthusiasts with a Bt70-million, 18-kilometre cycling and running track around the Huai Jorakhemak Reservoir in Mueang district. Buriram irrigation project director Kitikul Sepasiraporn said the wetland area was being redeveloped for recreation. People will be able to enjoy nature, including the estimated 100 different bird species…

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Buriram Hit By Severe Tropical Storm Last Night

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Buriram Hit By Severe Tropical Storm Last Night

Buriram was hit by a severe tropical storm around 7.30pm last night. The sky was constantly lit by large flashes of lightning and some of the thunder claps were incredibly loud indeed. Some streets were flooded due to the intensity of the heavy rain and some areas lost their electricity. However, credit where credit is…

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We’re Back On Line !

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After a few days of inactivity due to technical issues, the Buriram Times is back on line. We apologize for any disappointment caused to our readers.

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Songkran Road Closure In Buriram And Concerts At I-Mobile

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Songkran Road Closure In Buriram And Concerts At I-Mobile

The road from the Chang Roundabout to the I-Mobile Stadium will be closed tonight (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) from 6pm to midnight due to Songkran celebrations. It appears that transport will be provided from the Chang roundabout for the Songkran festivities at the I-Mobile Stadium which include a concert on both nights.

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Newin Chidchob Strongly Denies Any Involvement With Casino Project

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Newin Chidchob Strongly Denies Any Involvement With Casino Project

A statement by the Foreign Minister announced that the cabinet have not discussed  the building of a casino in territory between Thailand and Cambodia in Buri Ram province. The Foreign Ministry has also not written to the Cambodian authorities regarding the matter, he said. The minister added that a number of casinos had opened in…

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Beautiful Blooms In Buriram Resort

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Beautiful Blooms In Buriram Resort

The Play La Ploen Resort in Buriram welcomes summer with a Vintage Garden Festival that runs until May 31. The full address is 252 Hnong ka-marn Road, Khu Mueang, Buriram, 3119o. Tel:0923677883. The event showcases a varirty of brightly coloured flowers and plants, including hyacinths and daffodils with the highlight being jumbo hydrangeas making their…

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Miss Buriram Beauty Pageant Tonight At Buriram Castle

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Miss Buriram Beauty Pageant Tonight At Buriram Castle

The annual Miss Buriram beauty contest will be held tonight at Buriram Castle, starting at 5pm. The event will be hosted by famous TV presenter Nawat. Buriram United play Pattaya at the I-Mobile Stadium at 5.45pm and whether the event carries on after the game,we don’t know, as once again getting information in English is…

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