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Thailand Work Permits Now Available Through Phone App

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Labour Ministry and the Immigration Bureau have launched the first smartphone app on  allowing expats to lodge requests for work permits and have them approved, though applicants will still need to make at least two “offline” trips to specially set up centres to complete the procedure. The app, Thailand Digital Work […]

October 7th, 2017 | Posted in Expats,Tourism News | Read More »

Planning Your Move to Thailand

. Over the past several years, Thailand has become a hotspot for expats, digital nomads, and entrepreneurs. Thailand offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. Whether you’re relocating for work, or considering a move to Thailandto start your own business, retire, or because of the vibrant and diverse expatriate community, […]

November 26th, 2016 | Posted in Expat Life,Expats,Lifestyles | Read More »

Pattaya Kiddie Diddler “Paul Alan Shapiro” Indicted by US Federal Grand Jury

. . CALIFORNIA – A US federal grand jury has indicted 69-year-old Paul Alan Shapiro on charges of traveling to Pattaya Thailand to have sex with underage boys, officials said. Paul Alan Shapiro is accused of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places and sex trafficking of a minor, U.S. Department of Justice officials […]

March 26th, 2016 | Posted in Expats,Tourist in the News | Read More »

Pattaya Police Bust 14 African Internet Facebook Scammers

  PATTAYA – Chon Buri Police Chief Nitipong Niamnoi has paraded 14 African Men before the press for allegedly swindling 10 million baht from more than 100 Thai women online, police said on Saturday. Police Chief Nitipong Niamnoi said the arrests followed a police investigation into complaints that many Thai women had been duped into […]

February 14th, 2015 | Posted in Expats | Read More »

Americans Abroad Wanting to Give up Citizenship Due to Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

  BANGKOK – A staggering number of Americans residing abroad are tempted to give up their U.S. passports in the wake of tougher asset-disclosure rules under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), according to a new survey. The survey by financial consultancy deVere Group asked expatriate Americans around the world “Would you consider voluntarily […]

November 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Expats | Read More »

Chiang Rai Expats Club October Meeting Updates

– – CHIANG RAI – Mae Fah Luang University has offered free tickets to members of the Chiang Rai Expat Club to a classical guitar concert by Hucky Eichelmann. Eichelmann is from Germany and a long-time resident of Thailand. He has a diverse musical repertoire that brings together Western and Eastern cultures and integrates classical […]

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Expats Club Chiang Rai | Read More »

US Consular Chief Discusses Wide Range of Questions with Chiang Rai Expat Group

  CHIANG RAI – US consular chief Mark C. Carlson covered a variety of issues during his talk to Chiang Rai expats on Friday ranging from health insurance to grants to non government agencies (NGO’s). Mr. Carlson, Chief of the US consular section in Chiang Mai, spoke in the Chamcha Room on the first floor […]

September 13th, 2014 | Posted in Chiangrai News,Expats Club Chiang Rai | Read More »

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Learning Thai with Jen
Learning Thai with Jen