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British embassy sell-off

The British embassy’s 23-rai site on Wireless Road in Bangkok’s premier real estate area is about to be offered for sale.  According to informed sources in the property industry, the embassy is sounding out developer …
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POLICE WARN TOURISTS: BEWARE LADYBOYS

Thai police are again alerting foreign tourists to the dangers posed by some ladyboys robbing unwary visitors.  National Tourist Police Division Chief Surachet Hakphan  said he did not wish to categorize all transgender people, but …
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Foreigner tracking confusion

A decision has been made for most foreigners in Thailand compulsorily to use special SIM cards in their mobile phones.  Initially, the rule was said to apply to foreign tourists and to one year visa …
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Cashless Thailand Booms

From July 15, customers at Thai banks are registering for what is known as AnyID, allowing people to use mobile phone numbers or national identification numbers to pay merchants starting in October this year.  Commercial …
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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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