Politics

Tough Thai Immigration law comes into force in March 2016 with blacklist provisions

Tough Thai Immigration law comes into force in March 2016 with blacklist provisions

February 16, 2016

Crime, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s new laws clamping down on abuse of the immigration system and blacklisting foreigners who overstay their visa comes into force in March. This  follows… Read More ›

Thai government in extensive campaign to save Thailand’s fisheries and seafood exports

Thai government in extensive campaign to save Thailand’s fisheries and seafood exports

February 14, 2016

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Thai government has vowed to wipe out human rights abuses within its seafood and fisheries industry and a robust campaign is already showing results.… Read More ›

Thai authorities in balancing act as a strained relationship with US appears to improve

Thai authorities in balancing act as a strained relationship with US appears to improve

February 12, 2016

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

This week saw Thailand hosting the Cobra Gold military exercises in conjunction with the United States and with the participation of five other countries Singapore,… Read More ›

US ambassador and Japanese investors encourage Thailand to join TPP trade bloc

US ambassador and Japanese investors encourage Thailand to join TPP trade bloc

February 6, 2016

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

As trade minister from eleven countries gathered in Auckland this week to officially sign the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in Auckland, it remains unclear… Read More ›

Thai PM announces economic boost as Thailand’s economy faces headwinds

Thai PM announces economic boost as Thailand’s economy faces headwinds

September 12, 2015

Politics, Thailand:

As the Thai Prime Minister launches a new economic initiative, a lower valued Thai baht offers some foreigners living in Thailand with a boost in… Read More ›

Rejection of draft constitution means extended military rule

Rejection of draft constitution means extended military rule

September 12, 2015

Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s journey back to democracy looks like it has been delayed as both sides of the political divide agreed that a proposed draft constitution should… Read More ›