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Falling pound woes

European expats in Pattaya are bemoaning the recent falls in their currencies which are increasing the cost of living and even threatening their visa renewals.  The worst problems are being experienced by Brits who have …
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Immigration form compulsory

The Thai Immigration Bureau has confirmed that its latest additional requirement, Foreign National Information Form, applies all over Thailand and must be filled in by farang when they apply for extensions here or make or …
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Pattaya’S Cashless Future

In a determined attempt to push Thailand towards a society in which hard currency plays little or no physical part, the government has approved the banks’ investment in card acceptance through electronic data capture (EDC). …
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Moving to Cambodia?

There’s a lot of talk at expat clubs and in the social media about long-term farang in Thailand switching to the neighboring country of Cambodia.  Pattaya Today managed to track down a number of these …
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THAI WIDOWS LOSE PENSIONS

The latest round of UK financial cuts include the loss of all bereavement and pension rights for Thai widows of British nationals who have died after April 5, 2016.  Until last month, foreign widows – …

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