Wed, 06 Mar 2019 11:36
Bonus benefit added for ‘smart visa’ holders
Foreign specialists and investors in 10 targeted industries who have four-year “smart visas” will not need work permits to have secondary jobs in Thailand.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:30
Two immigration officers dismissed for visa-stamping travel documents they knew to be forged
Two immigration police officers working at Suvarnabhumi Airport have been dismissed from the civil service over the stamping of visas in travel documents that they knew had been forged, something that they had confessed to having done 30 times, Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal told a press conference on Tuesday.
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 14:39
Police trainee proposes to girlfriend during recognition rites in Cebu
Consolacion, Cebu — The audience, including officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Central Visayas, thought police patrolman Rojan Caromayan collapsed after standing for over two hours under the heat of the sun.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:34
Urgent : Olympic body ‘suspends all talks’ with India for declining visas to Pak shooting team
The IOC said it will not allow India to organise any Olympic-related events in the future unless written assurances are obtained from the government.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
Rising baht exposes vulnerability of expat retirees
I have been living in Thailand for 19 years now, but I’m now suddenly a criminal because the value of the baht has risen so much that the Bt800,000 bank deposit required for my retirement visa came short by Bt8,000.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:37
Two arrested for providing fake visa stamps in Nonthaburi
Police arrested a Thai man and a Myanmar national on Thursday for allegedly providing fake visa stamps at a foreign employment agency in Nonthaburi province, north of Bangkok.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 19:38
British man arrested for long overstay, investigated for alleged selling of tours
Krabi Immigration Police have arrested a British man for overstaying his visa by 262 days.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:03
British woman jailed for slapping Bali immigration officer
Denpasar, Indonesia - A British woman was handed a six-month jail term Wednesday for slapping an immigration officer in Bali after she missed her flight because of an expired tourist visa.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 21:00
Immigration Bureau cracks down on 'false' retirement visa applications, says report
Thailand's Immigration Bureau has announced a major change regarding the financial requirements for foreigners seeking retirement visas, Thai Visa has reported.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
Prosperous eats to welcome the Year of the Pig
The Mall’s “Happy Chinese New Year 2019” is now underway and this year is organised in collaboration with Thai Life Insurance, SCB M Visa, Citibank Credit Card and Thai Namthip.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Australian PM wants refugee footballer back
The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, yesterday took the almost unprecedented step of stepping up the pressure (no pun intended) in a personal plea to Thai PM Prayut over the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, who has been held under the most questionable circumstances in a Thai prison since he and his wife arrived here on a tourist visa for their honeymoon in November last year.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
Lunar New Year at EmQuartier
The Emporium and EmQuartier, in collaboration with SCB M Visa credit card and the Tourism Authority of Thailand are celebrating Chinese New Year and welcoming the Year of the Pig with “The Blessing of the Celestial Swan and the Emperor Dragon”.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 13:13
Bangkok sightseeing easier with a Visa card
Visa has announced that Siam Hop, a sightseeing bus service, has become the first such operation in Bangkok to accept Visa cards for both online and offline payments.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
Electronic visa on arrival facility for 20 economies
THAILAND launched an electronic visa on arrival (E-VOA) facility for passengers from 20 economies to increase convenience, safety and speed of processing.
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 01:00
Travelling the world
Thai passport holders have visa-free access to 75 countries, ranking 68th globally in the 2019 Henley Passport Index. Japan ranks first, with visa-free access to as many as 190 countries, while Afghanistan and Iraq are at the bottom with visa-free access to just 30 nations.