UAE

  • Business News

    Thai-UAE free trade agreement 80% finalised, may boost Thai GDP

    Progress is being made in the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between Thailand and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with discussions now reportedly 80% finalised. This update comes from Thailand’s Commerce Minister, Phumtham Wechayachai, who recently held talks with the UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi. Phumtham revealed agreements have been made in…

  • Business News

    Thailand and UAE launch first free trade agreement

    Thailand and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) revealed the launch of their first free trade agreement (FTA) on Tuesday. The FTA aims to create new opportunities for trade, services, and investment between the two nations, expecting to boost bilateral trade by 10% within the first year of implementation. Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit and the UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign…

  • Crime News

    Labour minister warns Thai women of trafficking in UAE ‘jobs’

    Thailand’s labour minister is warning women about sex trafficking in some fake job opportunities in the United Arab Emirates. The minister, Suchart Chomklin, said yesterday that many Facebook ads invite women to apply for jobs in a spa massage, marketing, personnel management, and gambling websites in the UAE. Surchart said that these ads offer high returns and payment for airfares,…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Today | Thai nationals sign up to help defend Ukraine

    The final 3 defendants in a zero-dollar tourism scam exposed in 2016 were acquitted by the Thai Supreme Court yesterday. The court ruled that there was insufficient evidence to prove the case against the 3. The zero-dollar tourism scam involved cheap package tours for Chinese tourists, who would be accommodated in cheap hotels, and taken to certain restaurants and on…

  • Thailand News

    Woman arrested on charges of trafficking to UAE, one of six suspects

    Police in Chachoengsao, a province east of Bangkok, arrested a woman suspected of tricking another woman into working as a prostitute in the United Arab Emirates. She is one of six suspects in the case. The alleged victim told authorities she was invited to work as a masseuse at a spa in Dubai. The woman who invited her was called…

  • Crime News

    Suspect in transnational sex trafficking case arrested in Samut Sakhon

    A suspect in a transnational sex trafficking case was arrested on Friday in Samut Sakhon, a province just southwest of Bangkok. The suspect allegedly promised a number of Thai women well-paying jobs in massage parlours in Dubai, but once the women were in the UAE, their passports were seized by traffickers and they were said to be forced into sex…

  • World News

    Thai woman tricked into human trafficking in Dubai brought home safely

    A Thai woman who had been tricked into being a sex worker in Dubai, a city on the Persian Gulf Coast of the United Arab Emirates, returned safely to Thailand, today. The woman was able to send a video message through Facebook on Sunday where she pleaded for help. She says she had been deceived by an advertisement looking for…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Survey shows a third of tourism businesses are broke or shut down | January 25

    For those who need to extend their tourist visa, the Thai Immigration Bureau is asking that applicants make an appointment online to reserve their spot. The bureau says the online appointments will help with preventing the spread of Covid-19 by reducing overcrowding and making sure people abide by social distancing practices. And you thought it was about increasing efficiency. Applicants…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police arrest 3 people for allegedly tricking women into prostitution work overseas

    Police arrested 3 people for allegedly recruiting Thai women to work overseas in the United Arab Emirates where they were forced into prostitution. The suspects allegedly told the women that they would work as masseuses, promising of good pay and assuring them that the work did not involve sex, according to the Department of Special Investigations deputy director general Supat…

  • Covid-19 News

    Covid-19 travel pass to pilot on Etihad and Emirates Airways flights

    A travel pass for passengers inoculated against Covid-19 or who have tested negative will be piloted on flights for Dubai’s Emirates and Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways. With the travel pass issued by the International Air Transport Association, passengers can keep control of their data and share their test results with airlines and authorities for travel. The travel pass will be…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | No STV tourists, Boss in Dubai, border fears in Tak | October 13

    Daily news about Thailand. Latest information, and tourism and visa news. No one in Guangzhou applied for the Special Tourist Visa, Foreign Ministry In a stunning revelation yesterday, it turns out that not a single person from Guangzhou, China, actually applied for the new Special Tourist Visa. That’s the sad and bizarre truth, according to Thai media outlet Siamrath. Around…

  • Covid-19 News

    8 new cases of Covid reported today, all asymptomatic and in quarantine

    Thailand officials have reported 8 new Covid-19 cases from 5 different countries today, with all cases being asymptomatic and in discovered whilst the recently arrived passengers were in quarantine. The new cases were from Russia, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, the US, and India. The 35 year old Indian man was on the same flight as 8 previously confirmed cases and…

  • Crime News

    2 women arrested for human trafficking

    Police have arrested 2 Thai women for luring Thai girls into prostitution in Dubai. The girls were told they’d work as masseuses, but instead were forced into prostitution. Immigration police reported the arrest of 28 year old “Rissraporn” and 25 year old “Aranya” on charges of human trafficking. The suspects would “sell” girls to buyers in Dubai. The girls were…

  • Covid-19 News

    7 new Covid-19 cases reported in Thailand (June 8)

    This morning Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin, the spokesman for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration has announced 7 new confirmed cases of the Covid-19. All 7 were reported as Thai nationals who were recently repatriated from aboard. Today marks the second week, with no new cases of Covid-19 transmitted locally. The Thai Government, however, says their current target is to reach…

  • Việt Nam

    Hộ chiếu UAE “quyền lực” nhất thế giới

    Căn cứ trên chỉ số đánh giá hộ chiếu toàn cầu Global Passport Index, hộ chiếu của các Tiểu vương quốc Arab Thống nhất (UAE) tiếp tục đứng số 1 trong bảng xếp hạng này. Trong năm 2020, người sở hữu hộ chiếu UAE có thể xin cấp thị thực nhập cảnh ngay tại cửa khẩu hoặc miễn thị thực tới…

  • Việt Nam

    HLV Park Hang-seo: Chuẩn bị tốt để giành chiến thắng trước UAE và Thái Lan

    PHOTO: Giang Huy/vnexpress.net Nhà cầm quân người Hàn Quốc khẳng định nếu chuẩn bị tốt, tuyển Việt Nam hoàn toàn có thể giành chiến thắng quan trọng trước 2 trận đấu khó khăn với UAE và Thái Lan. Họp báo sau chiến thắng trước Indonesia, HLV Park phát biểu muốn dành tặng chiến thắng cho các cầu thủ. Khi được…

  • Việt Nam

    Thắng UAE trên sân nhà, Thái Lan vượt Việt Nam lên ngôi đầu bảng

    PHOTO: Changsuek/Facebook HLV đẳng cấp thế giới Akira Nishino phần nào cho thấy sự thành công của mình khi Thái Lan có thế trận khá lấn lướt trước UAE và giành thắng lợi 2-1. UAE được đánh giá là đội bóng có cục diện tươi sáng nhất ở bảng G vì chỉ phải tiếp đón các đối thủ đến từ…

  • World Cup

    Siaran Langsung Kelayakan Pusingan Kedua Piala Dunia 2022 Malaysia lwn Emiriah Arab Bersatu (UAE) malam ini

    Malaysia akan berdepan Emiriah Arab Bersatu (UAE) dalam perlawanan kedua Piala Dunia FIFA 2022 di Stadium Nasional Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur malam ini. Malaysia dan UAE berada dalam Kumpulan G dalam Piala Dunia FIFA 2022 dan 2023 Pusingan Kedua kelayakan Piala Asia AFC yang disertai oleh juara Asia Tenggara Vietnam, Thailand dan Indonesia. (UAE) akan membuat penampilan pertamanya dalam acara kelayakan…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand advance to knockout stage of Asian Cup *Thaiger Bites

    Last night saw Thailand finish with a 1-1 draw with the UAE (United Arab Emirates) to ensure their place in the knockout stages of the Asian Cup, managing to finish second in the group after a rocky start. Thailand’s equaliser goal came late in the first half, scored by midfielder Thitiphan Puangjan. Following a their first Asian Cup game where…