• Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:02
    Thailand-born stateless boy gets his Thai ID card
    So-called "rootless" people, those who were born in Thailand but abandoned at birth and thus have no Thai identification number or household document, can now file for birth certificates and apply for Thai nationality, according to a new law that has been published in the Royal Gazette and comes into effect this week.
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:30
    Thailand, meet your newest citizens
    Forty-six stateless children were granted Thai nationality on Monday morning in a ceremony at the Mae Sot District Office in northern Tak province.
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  • Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:19
    TAT shows foreign visitors by the numbers
    The Tourism Authority of Thailand published a breakdown of 2018 visitors by nationality on the Facebook page of its Intelligence Centre on Saturday night, with Chinese leading the tally, to no one’s surprise.
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 16:53
    Cabinet passes bill for same-sex couples, but NLA may let it die
    If you’re a same-sex couple in which both are at least 20 years old, and one of you has Thai nationality, you will soon be able to marry in Thailand.
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    Increasingly popular Chiang Mai gears up for changing tourism trends
    The Tourism industry in Chiang Mai has seen some changes recently, especially in the type, behaviour and nationality of tourists, Pakkanan Winijchai, director of the Chiang Mai branch of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, said.
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    Locals key to dealing with stateless issue
    Up to 1.8 million people still do not have nationality; volunteers seen playing critical role
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:31
    Visa applications move to the Web
    Chinese will soon become the first nationality able to apply and pay online for Thai visas, Chairi Archjananum, director-general of the Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Lack of papers leaves many Rohingya jobless
    MANY MUSLIM migrants living in Nakhon Si Thammarat province cannot work legally because they do not have nationality verification documents.
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Serious reforms, change in attitude needed to solve problem of stateless persons
    REFORMS ARE needed in the nationality verification process to ease complicated bureaucratic procedures and solve the problem of officials’ bad attitude toward stateless persons.
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thai govt’s vision renews stateless minorities’ hopes
    Two weeks ago, three football players and their coach, who were rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave last month, were granted Thai nationality and presented with ID cards in a ceremony hosted in Chiang Rai province.
  • Sat, 28 Jul 2018 01:00
    We each have out priorities
    Nationality determines popularity of Tokyo tourist areas, a survey finds
  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:08
    Thais love trips, but not too long, says Visa
    Thais travel more on average than any other nationality, according to Visa Global Travel Intentions Study.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
    Stateless Muslim migrants caught in Thai registration trap
    Muslim minorities from Myanmar who move to Thailand for work are facing severe problems because they must identify their nationality to register as migrants, says a report launched by the NGO-based Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN).
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:26
    Final call for migrant workers to register
    Labour Minister Pol General Adul Sangsingkeo has urged migrant workers from Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos to undergo nationality verification and official registration to work legally in Thailand before the One Stop Service (OSS) centres close on June 30.
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
    Dual Thai nationality votes being ‘sold’ for today’s Malaysian election
    MALAYSIAN authorities have tightened the border with Thailand after 200 people with dual nationality allegedly sold their votes in Northern Kelantan to cast ballots in today’s general election.
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