foreign property ownership

  • Thailand

    Foreign land ownership in Thailand & Scam Call Center Raids | GMT

    Police raid 14 scam call centres in Pattaya, resulting in one arrest. Communication cables set fire in Bangkok. Taxi driver punches woman after she requests him to go faster. Cabinet to debate foreign land ownership in Thailand. Football fans scramble for FREE Liverpool – Man U tickets. Airlines seek state aid amid rising costs. All this and more on todays…

  • Thailand

    Plans shot down for property incentives to attract foreigners

    A proposal to attract foreigners by lengthening property leaseholds from 30 years to 50 years and allowing foreign condo ownership to increase over the 49% current restriction was shot down today by the Centre for Economic Situation Administration. The committee, headed by PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, rejected those proposals but did seem open to foreigners being permitted to own up to…

  • Property

    Government urged to simplify measures for foreign property ownership

    Thailand’s government is being urged to simplify measures for foreigners who want to buy property. Such things as money transfers and more medical staff are among the measures that are being scrutinised as too stringent. The vice-chairman of the Board of Trade of Thailand, Atip Bijanonda, says these obstacles are making it hard for foreigners to buy condos. Thus, the…