• Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:30
    ‘The Heroes’ painting to be moved to memorial pavilion in front of Tham Luang Cave
    The 14-by-3-metre painting titled “The Heroes”, depicting the Thais and foreigners who took part in the rescue of the 12 “Wild Boars” and their football coach from the flooded Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district in June and July, will be moved on Thursday from Wat Rong Khun to a memorial pavilion in front of the cave.
  • Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:30
    Cambodia pickpockets rounded up in Bangkok
    POLICE in Bangkok have arrested six Cambodian pickpockets working as a team to target foreigners, Immigration Police Bureau chief Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn announced on Sunday.
  • Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:00
    Running to educate children living on Tak border
    Despite the chilly 18-degrees Celsius temperatures, some 2,000 Thais and foreigners willingly got out of bed in Mae Sot to join the “Run for Education without Frontiers” marathon and raise funds for the education of children living on the border of Tak province.
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  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:30
    Ten Indian men, 24 Thai women arrested over fake-marriage scam
    Police, in the ongoing crackdown on foreigners living unlawfully in the Kingdom, have arrested 10 Indian men and 24 Thai women on suspicion of involvement in a scam whereby fake marriages and false documents were used to extend the men’s stay in Thailand, the Immigration Police Bureau announced on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:36
    Alleged underage prostitution probed at Pattaya beer bar
    Authorities rounded up 10 employees and the female owner of a beer bar in Chon Buri’s Pattaya City early on Tuesday morning following a complaint alleging that the place offered underage girls in a prostitution service to customers that included foreigners.
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  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 14:25
    Draft Official Information Act allows for foreigner access, court appeal
    The Cabinet has approved in principle the draft bill for a new Official Information Act that will allow an equal access to information by Thais and foreigners alike.
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cambodia sees spike in visitors during three-day water festival
    SOME 4.5 million people attended the three-day water festival in Phnom Penh, of which around 12,000 were foreigners, while some 925,000 tourists travelled to the provinces, of which 842,000 were local.
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Cannabis patent applications from foreigners raise fears of monopoly
    ALL APPLICANTS for cannabis-related patents in the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) are foreigners, raising suspicion that the rush to legalise marijuana may have been designed to grant monopoly to certain groups.
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:34
    542 foreigners arrested in latest weekly crackdown
    Police searched 262 locations around the country on Thursday and arrested 542 foreigners who have been living in Thailand illegally and/or committed criminal offences.
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:31
    60,000 foreigners eyed for nursing care in Japan
    The Japanese government presented on Wednesday the estimated maximum number of foreign workers to be accepted in 14 envisaged business fields over the five years from fiscal 2019, releasing such figures as 60,000 people in nursing care, 53,000 in eating out, 40,000 in construction and 36,500 in agriculture.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    Govt optimistic on rice prices but experts not sure of sustainability
    THE COMMERCE MINISTER is upbeat that rice prices are on the up trend, citing the large number of foreigners placing orders, but exporters and economists are cautious about its sustainability. 
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 20:45
    ‘Big Joke’ to continue with crackdown
    ACTING IMMIGRATION Police chief Pol Maj-General Surachate Hakpal, who recently got the job because of his relentless crackdowns on foreigners, continues with his mission of removing overstaying or illegal foreigners and pulling in more tourists.
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 09:09
    730 more foreigners rounded up in nationwide crackdowns
    Immigration police carried out their latest nationwide search for foreigners living illegally in Thailand and made several hundred more arrests on Thursday.
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  • Sun, 28 Oct 2018 13:22
    Japanese park attendant too shy to talk to foreign tourists let them in for free for 2 years
    TOKYO - Japan has been gearing up for the influx of tourists come the 2020 Olympics. Preparations include adding more English signs to guide foreign visitors and enhancing staff language skills.
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  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
    1,000 illegals nabbed in Pathum Thani
    Crackdown part of government’s ‘xray’ operation aimed to find those who overstay their visas or engage in unlawful acts
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