I must add that my experience with travel or tour agencies in Bangkok is that they are mostly punctual.
Maybe it's because they have an 'urbanised'
Not too many current or retired military officers of the female persuasion???
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I think most Asians have problems with punctuality. When we were running international training
Unless we're talking street vending, or house keeping, gender exclusion of women is quite prevalent in Thailand.
And, in the Thai business