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TOURISM-SURGE

TOURISM SURGE EXPECTED

Authorities in Thailand are gearing up for an expected 34 million foreign tourists in 2017.  Particular attention is being paid to the country’s airports where an expected 150 million domestic passengers are anticipated on top …
British-visas

British visas now “tougher”

According to a number of unsuccessful Thai applicants for visas to visit the UK, there has been a “toughening up” of the rules in recent months. They explain the increased difficulty of obtaining a visit …
bizarre-pattaya

Bizarre Pattaya 2016

Anumber of breathtaking happenings in Pattaya during the year achieved notoriety well beyond the city limits. Firstly, there were (and are) the unfinished sagas. Last May it was reported that a very tall condominium building …
10-year

10-year visa questions

The Thai Cabinet has now agreed to offer a 10-year expat visa for aliens over the age of 50, but has left the all-important details to be worked out by the Interior Ministry.  The new …

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