Expats

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Thailand keeping track of foreigners – the TM30 reporting form

The TM30 reporting procedure is a Thai immigration requirement. The form is designed to assist keeping track of foreigners -…

20 hours ago

Ten things the Thai Government need to do right now

OPINION Thailand is a proud country with a rich cultural tradition. And great food. Expats and visitors have been flocking…

3 days ago

Russian woman arrested for allegedly using Thai nominee in business

PHOTO: Bangkokbiznews A Russian businesswoman has been arrested for using a Thai nominee company to run a real estate firm…

6 days ago

Thais fined for failing to report resident foreigners within 24 hours

PHOTO: Naew Na More Thai nationals have been charged and fined for failing to report foreigners who were staying at their…

1 week ago

Fewer Nordic expats renewing their visas to stay in Thailand

by Gregers Møller Website ScandAsia.com and writer Gregers Møller reports that nordic expats - business people, on retirement or family-based Thai…

2 weeks ago

Blacklisted Chinese and Bangladeshi arrested in Phuket

A blacklisted Chinese and Bangladeshi man have been arrested in Phuket. The Chinese man, Xie Daijiang, whose former name was…

4 weeks ago

478 mostly-illegal foreigners rounded up in immigration raid

FILE PHOTO - One of the regular round-up of illegal foreigners Police have netted another 478 mostly-illegal foreigners during surprise…

4 weeks ago

Screws tightening on Non Immigrant visas for expats wishing to live in Thailand

SOURCE: ThaiVisa A decade ago there seemed to be various ways to stay in Thailand long-term. There was a bit…

4 weeks ago

Syrian nabbed in north eastern Thailand on four year overstay

PHOTO: NawawNa.com A Syrian national has told immigration officials that arrested him in Mukdahan that he didn't know how to…

4 weeks ago

New Zealand expat found dead in Chiang Mai condo

PHOTO: Galare Thong Condominium - Google An elderly New Zealand expat has been found dead in a condo in Chiang…

1 month ago

British Hua Hin bar owner overstays visa by eight years

Prachuap Khiri Khan immigration officials have arrested a 50 year old British expat, Michael Gary Doyle. His passport expired in 2011…

1 month ago

Bangkok and Singapore jump in rankings for world living costs

Bangkok is now the 63rd most expensive location in a new cost of living survey for expats. Singapore has experienced a…

1 month ago

Visa run to Penang – a personal experience in Thailand (2019)

This story was one person's experience of the visa process in Penang. It should not be regarded as 'typical' or…

1 month ago

6 ways to explore a new profession before changing your career path

You’ve decided to make a career change, that’s great (but maybe a bit scary). Now the next thing to do…

1 month ago

Overstaying Russian tries to change his Thai visa stamp with a pen, badly

PHOTO: Naewna.com It seemed like such a good idea at the time. A Russian man has been caught on overstay…

1 month ago