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Thailand proposes Schengen-like visa for Southeast Asia

Thailand proposes Schengen-like visa for Southeast Asia

Thailand is steering an initiative for a joint-visa program with countries that together hosted about 70 million tourists last year as Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin ramps up initiatives to attract more long-haul and high-spending …

Russian man arrested in Thailand for 993 days of overstaying

Russian man arrested in Thailand for 993 days of overstaying

A 34-year-old Russian man was arrested on Pha-Ngan Island in Surat Thani for 993 days of overstaying his legal visa conditions. Immigration officers told the Phuket Express that recently they have arrested a Russian national at a resort …

Thailand offers 5 year-visas to influencers to promote tourism

Thailand offers 5 year-visas to influencers to promote tourism

With the return of Chinese and Hong Kong visitors, Thailand is giving the invited influencers a special ‘gift’ Thailand is switching to online influencers as a key strategy in its new approach to attracting new tourists to …

Thailand needs Russian tourists

Thailand needs Russian tourists

Today it has become known that the Thai authorities will not introduce the entry requirement for foreign tourists, which was announced two days ago. The restriction, introduced amid the outbreak of COVID-19 in China, was formally in effect …

Saudi Arabia and Thailand sign landmark agreements on energy

Saudi Arabia and Thailand sign landmark agreements on energy

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Bangkok this week has had more of an impact than just forging a bond between the two kingdoms — it touched the sentiments of Thais, spurring hopes of a fruitful and lasting relationship. …

Direct flights to connect Tbilisi and Bangkok again

Direct flights to connect Tbilisi and Bangkok again

Thai Air Asia has resumed regular direct flights between Tbilisi and Bangkok (Thailand). According to the Association of Georgian Airports TAV Georgia, the aircraft will fly on the route twice a week. The first flight took place on 8 …

Thailand Pass registration scheme to be lifted

Thailand Pass registration scheme to be lifted

Thailand’s Centre of COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) approved the removal of the Thailand Pass registration scheme and an $10,000 health insurance requirement for foreign visitors, effective 1 July, 2022. Both …

After Europe  and US inflation reaches Asia

After Europe and US inflation reaches Asia

Much of the world has been struggling to contain inflation, which has been running hot for many months. The average global inflation rate is now an alarming 7.4%