Business

New steps allowing foreigners to buy houses ‘aimed at easing tourism woes’ 

THE Government today (Sept. 20) explained that its move to attract certain groups of foreigners to work and invest here and also allowing them to buy houses in this country  is aimed at spurring economic growth and investment particularly to compensate for the decreased number of foreign tourists and drop in tourism revenue, Amarin TV

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Business

Government moves to allow ‘high potential’ foreigners buy land

THE CABINET last Tuesday (Sept. 14) approved measures to attract “high potential” foreigners to the country by offering them various benefits among which is the right to buy land, Thai Rath newspaper said today (Sept. 18). Ms. Ratchada Thanadirek, deputy spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office, said these measures are aimed boosting the Thai economy

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Health

Foreigners flock to get a Pfizer jab after ministry opened registration

  MORE than 800 foreigners turned up at Central Festival Pattaya Beach shopping centre today (Aug. 23) to get a Pfizer Covid shot after the Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department opened registration, TV Channel 7 said. The hundreds of foreigners who showed up at this shopping centre’s vaccination station, operated in collaboration with Bangkok Pattaya Hospital,

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Local news

255 foreigners being probed for holding fake Thai ID cards

UPON being alerted by Chinese immigration officials, the Thai Department of Special Investigation (DSI) mounted a search in Chiang Rai for foreigners who had illegally assumed Thai identity and started companies here and netted 255 suspects, INN News reported today (26.5.2020). The police action arose after Chinese immigration officials found out that Mr Kaew Saelee

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