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VAT, personal and corporate income tax cuts extended for another year

VAT, personal and corporate income tax cuts extended for another year

As recommended by the Finance Ministry to boost confidence in the Thai economy, the National Council for Peace and Order decided today to extend the 7 percent value-added tax for…

Nong Khai Man Arrested With Fake Passport Stamps

Nong Khai Man Arrested With Fake Passport Stamps

Police have arrested a man in Nong Khai province who allegedly provided foreign tourists with fake departure stamps in their passports. The suspect, Chatchai Chaikhamthong, 40, was arrested at a…

French browse Thailand travel pages

French browse Thailand travel pages

Thailand topped destination searches on a popular French travel website, suggesting bookings from the French market are poised to make a dramatic recovery. Tourism Authority of Thailand interpreted the website’s…

Mystery over man drowned in Phuket fountain pool

Mystery over man drowned in Phuket fountain pool

An unidentified man drowned in the Saphan Hin dancing fountain pool on the edge of Phuket Town early on Saturday morning (June 28). Muang police and Kusoldharm Foundation rushed to…

First load of Phuket mafia taxi cases handed over to prosecutor

First load of Phuket mafia taxi cases handed over to prosecutor

Having yesterday (July 1) handed over more than 5,000 pages of depositions and evidence to the Phuket Provincial Chief Public Prosecutor in the “mafia” taxi investigation, Maj Gen Paween Pongsirin…

Major meth dealer arrested in Phuket

Major meth dealer arrested in Phuket

Police last night (June 30) arrested a major methamphetamine dealer at the fish shop he ran in Phuket Town. Veerayut “Ang” Sansakrit, 30, was arrested in possession of 20 grams…

New ban on visa runs leaves ex-pats confused

New ban on visa runs leaves ex-pats confused

A letter dated June 23rd has been sent to all embassies and consulates an international organizations in Thailand from Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs warning that from August 12th onwards…

RS To Be Punished For Withholding World Cup Broadcast

RS To Be Punished For Withholding World Cup Broadcast

Thailand’s state media regulator is considering punishing entertainment conglomerate RS International for failing to broadcast several FIFA World Cup matches on free TV channels. RS >initially won the exclusive rights…

Thailand tourism gets stronger than ever

Thailand tourism gets stronger than ever

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to provide further update on the tourism situation in the kingdom that it’s business as usual across all destinations. As Thailand is…

Thailand OKs Bigger Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Thailand OKs Bigger Warnings on Cigarette Packs

A court in Thailand has given the go-ahead to a new regulation requiring packs of cigarettes sold in the Southeast Asian country to be 85 percent covered with graphic health…