Saturday, May 21 2005 @ 10:56 PM EDT Contributed by: info Views: 13
The first thing that hits you upon entering Pantip Plaza in Bangkok, are aggressive youths, mostly male but even a few females, who jump out and block your way as you enter. They even grab your arm firmly as your pass, and shout in your face "Sexy DVD, Sexy Movie", and at the looks of the covers of these movies they are a bit more then only sexy, they won't go away even when you wrestle yourself free. You get pounced on as much as three times in less than a minute on entering and leaving Pantip Plaza.
Thursday, May 12 2005 @ 04:16 AM EDT Contributed by: info Views: 18
In terms of Linux awareness and adoption in Asia, there can't possibly be many more advanced countries than Thailand. The Kingdom has developed a number of Linux distributions, its government has been known to promote Linux and even subsidize low-cost computers shipping with Linux pre-installed, and its main English-language newspaper carries regular Linux-related articles and features.