Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand

Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand

AUTHORITIES will bar visitors who overstay their visas from returning to Thailand for between one year and a whole decade. The longer the overstay period, the longer will be the re-entry ban. Starting from August 29, the ban will be imposed on any foreigner found to have overstayed his or her visa or visa-exemption period. The Immigration Bureau decided to mete out such tough punishment after …

Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand

China talks over new rice deal

China talks over new rice deal

Thailand is in talks with China to sell 1 million tonnes of rice through a government-to-government (G-to-G) deal and vows to secure more sales through similar contracts with buyers including Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and countries in Africa and the Middle East.

China talks over new rice deal

Travel insurance available to tourists

Travel insurance available to tourists

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in conjunction with four local insurance companies will offer online travel insurance to encourage international tourism in Thailand.

Travel insurance available to tourists

Military officials to dominate National Legislative Assembly

Military officials to dominate National Legislative Assembly

Up to 140 of NLA’s 220 members to be from armed forces : source

Military officials to dominate National Legislative Assembly

NCPO slammed for terminating some funds

NCPO slammed for terminating some funds

A FORMER Pheu Thai MP yesterday criticised the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) for aborting several funds initiated by the Yingluck Shinawatra government, saying they were useful and even needed in case of emergency.

NCPO slammed for terminating some funds

Thai food chain in KL eyes Australia

Thai food chain in KL eyes Australia

A popular Thai restaurant chain in Malaysia is targeting Australia as its first overseas expansion project.

Thai food chain in KL eyes Australia

Reconciliation Process Cited as Successful in Reducing Conflict in Thai Society

Reconciliation Process Cited as Successful in Reducing Conflict in Thai Society

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has cited its reconciliation process as successful, as reflected in the significant decrease in conflicts over the past two months.

Reconciliation Process Cited as Successful in Reducing Conflict in Thai Society

Chaturon indictment pushed to Aug 4

Chaturon indictment pushed to Aug 4

The Bangkok Military Court on Wednesday agreed to postpone to Aug 4 its decision whether to indict former education minister Chaturon Chaisaeng.

Chaturon indictment pushed to Aug 4

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins

PHNOM PENH – Cambodia’s UN-backed Khmer Rouge court on Wednesday began a second trial of two former regime leaders on charges including genocide of Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriages and rape.

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins

Myanmar sacks 2 more ministers

Myanmar sacks 2 more ministers

YANGON — Myanmar President Thein Sein effectively removed Tuesday the influential minister of information and the health minister by issuing orders that “allowed” them to resign, a move that came after his dismissal of another Cabinet member last month.

Myanmar sacks 2 more ministers