• Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:42
    Swiss man accused of theft and overstaying visa faces deportation
    The Immigration Bureau plans to blacklist and deport a Swiss man who overstayed his visa and is also accused of series of thefts in Nongkhai and Phuket provinces.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Many have a lot to answer for in Saudi teen case
    There just too many conflicting “truths” in the case of the Saudi asylum-seeker. The Thai Immigration chief said she did not have travel documents like onward ticket and a visa to Australia or money?
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:31
    Indian man, 27 Thai women arrested over fake marriage scam
    An Indian man and 27 Thai women have been arrested in connection with a fake-marriage registration scam that enabled Indians to get residential visas in Thailand, a senior police officer announced on Monday.
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Cambodian SMEs await details on tax incentives
    SMALL and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Cambodia are still waiting for tax authorities to provide procedural details after the government announced tax incentives for SMEs in six priority sectors three months ago, said Federation of Associations for Small and Medium Enterprises of Cambodia (Fasmec) operations manager Ly Visal.
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 16:30
    Five Africans arrested with fake visas
    Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn on Wednesday announced the successful arrest of five African men allegedly involved in visa-forging to stay in Thailand.
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:50
    Chumphon shop owner returns bag with passport, 500 euros to Italian tourist
    An Italian tourist was gripped by panic on Tuesday evening after realising he had lost his bag containing 500 euros, passport and credit cards. But fear turned to joy in the blink of an eye when Alessio Trevisan, 67, arrived at Chumphon police station to find his worldly possessions waiting for him.
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  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 01:00
    A pernicious New Year gift to long-term expats
    Re: “Move to make health insurance mandatory for long-stay visas”, Around Thailand, December 24.
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  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 01:00
    The world at our feet
    Trips to space may well be in the future for the inveterate traveller but in the meantime there's plenty to do and see on Planet Earth
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  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
    One way expats can avoid compulsory health insurance
    As ever, confusion reigns over the news that one-year O/A visa holders may soon need compulsory medical insurance.
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  • Sun, 23 Dec 2018 15:59
    Move to make health insurance mandatory for long-stay visas
    Foreigners with one-year Non-Immigrant Visa “O-A” (Long Stay) will have to compulsorily arrange health insurance, according to new proposals of a key committee.
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  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 09:20
    Chinese tourist numbers increase following visa fee exemption
    More Chinese tourists' arrived in Thailand in November following the exemption of visa on arrival fee, although the growth is still negative, the Tourism and Sports Ministry reported.
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  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:30
    Authorities release e-visa guide
    Last month Thailand officially launched its e-Visa on Arrival (E-VOA) application.
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:57
    SCB introduces Garmin Pay contactless solution for the health-savvy
    Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), MasterCard and Visa have introduced Garmin Pay contactless payments on the Garmin Smartwatch, with hot promotions for the health-conscious generatio, SCB said at release on Monday.
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:48
    Visa outlines payments security roadmap for Thailand
    Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, on Monday launched its “Future of Security Roadmap for Thailand”, outlining a robust approach for strengthening payments security in the country over the next three years.
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  • 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.
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