• Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    A 90-year-old expat says farewell to the land he once loved
    This beleaguered 90 year-old, an invalid, is leaving Thailand on May 2. In an attempt to get expats over the age of 75 a waiver to be able to stay in Thailand, I wrote letters to the chiefs of Bangkok and Phuket Immigration and a letter to the chief of police in Bangkok. Not one had the courtesy to answer! 
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  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    The Revenue Department under the Finance Ministry will revise an announcement that saving account depositors, due to receive interest payment not over Bt20,000 a year, can ask the bank to submit related documents to the Revenue Department on their behalf for a tax waiver on the interest amount.
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    (More) incentives sought for tourism
    BUSINESSES are calling on the government to come up with incentives to shore up the tourism industry, such as further liberalisation on visas that include fee waivers for citizens of countries that are still required to apply.
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    The Immigration Bureau will next week propose to the Cabinet an extension of the waiver on visa fees for 20 nations and territories by a further three months, to July 31. The extension had been due to expire on April 30.
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tax amnesty open to qualified SMEs until June 30
    ON MARCH 25, the Act to waive tax penalty, surcharge and criminal charge under the Revenue Code regarding any of the taxes concerned (referred to as ‘Tax Amnesty programme ’) was published in the Royal Gazette before entering into force on March 26.
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 16:21
    Jams greet highway toll waiver
    The Bangkok-Chon Buri motorway suffered congestion after the Highway Department's waived tolls for the New Year holiday.
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  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Opec back in focus with clarity on Iran sanctions waiver
    NOW THAT the fog around the Iran sanctions waivers has lifted, focus will return to supply-demand balances and the Opec and non-Opec meeting in Vienna next month.
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Bid to lift tourism slump
    Visitors from 21 countries to get visa-on-arrival fee waiver for 60 days.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:28
    Hot : New year gift for foreign tourists next month
    The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday gave the green light to the Immigration Bureau’s proposal for waiver of visaonarrival fees for tourists from 20 countries and Taiwan.
  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 19:54
    We’ll have final say on special order to waive primary voting, says junta
    The ruling junta will have the final say over whether to issue a special order to waive a legal requirement for political parties to hold primary voting to select their candidates ahead of the next general election, key junta figures said on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00
    Outcry prompts waiver of VAT on cryptocurrency trading
    THE REVENUE Department will waive value-added tax for people trading in cryptocurrencies on exchange markets approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 12:57
    Govt to waive VAT on personal cryptocurrency earnings
    The Revenue Department will waive value-added tax for people trading in cryptocurrencies on exchange markets approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 18:44
    LH Bank to waive fees for digital transactions
    LH Bank PCL is waiving fees for digital transactions through LH Bank M Choice mobile banking and LH Bank Speedy Internet banking applications starting on April 4 and continuing to the end of the year.
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:29
    Court ruling on anti-graft bill waiver not in line with spirit of charter: Jade
    An adviser to the Constitution Drafting Commission, Jade Donavanik, said on Monday that the recent court ruling on the constitutionality of the waiver of a charter clause addressing disqualifications that some of the current anti-corruption commissioners have, did not adhere to the spirit of the Constitution.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00
    Malaysia exchange backs stamp duty waiver
    BURSA Malaysia has welcomed the government’s decision to exempt stamp duty on shares of mid-sized and small cap companies trading on the Malaysian exchange. The changes take effect in March.
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