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THE SCANDAL OF BRITAIN'S PENSIONERS IN THAILAND

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 ‘In some cases Britons in Thailand are worse off than the poorest of Thais’ – British Honorary Consul From Andrew Drummond, Bangkok September 11 2012 Is the British government condemning a large group of senior citizens to an early and excruciatingly painful death? Almost certainly it is playing a part, but health services and insurance companies are also to blame …

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The Grey Man and the Akhas – The Missing Children

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From ANDREW DRUMMOND, January 7 2012  GREY MAN AND THE AKHAS The village of Baan Khun Suay in Northern Thailand is populated by people of the Akha Hill tribe. They earn a living from farming rice, tea, and coffee, and are poor but self-subsistent. But as we reported three months ago they hit the headlines when ‘The Grey Man’, an Australian …