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Ministry of Farang Affairs: Not a gogo bar girl

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The Ministry of Farang Affairs is a one-stop shop where foreigners in Thailand can learn all they need to know about living here. No, we’re not talking about work permits, visas or taxes. We’re talking about day-to-day life in the Land of Endless Shocks and Riddles, of Blur, Befuddlement and the Bizarre. Stay tuned for weekly insights from Minister Stephff.

For more from the Ministry of Farang Affairs, visit the Ministry album on the Phuket Gazette Facebook page (here).

— Stephff

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