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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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UK embassy to be sold

Although a public decision by the British government isn’t expected till later this year, insiders say it is certain that the whole remaining British embassy compound in Wireless Road, Bangkok, is to be sold to …
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CASH FUND FOR TOURISTS

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced that a revised Tourism Response Fund will be launched in time for the upcoming high season. The idea is to offer foreign tourists more protection and to …

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