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Indonesia launches 'Golden Visa' to lure foreign investors

Published on 25/07/2024

» JAKARTA: Indonesia launched a long-term visa scheme on Thursday intended to attract foreign investors, President Joko Widodo said, with amounts of up to US$10 million giving them a 10-year visa and access to Southeast Asia's largest economy.

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Surge in Indian, Taiwanese arrivals expected

Business, Molpasorn Shoowong, Published on 25/07/2024

» Taiwanese and Indian arrivals in Thailand are set to reach a new high this year, thanks to the visa-free policy.

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TRAVEL

New visa schemes launched to promote tourism

Life, Post Reporters, Published on 25/07/2024

» Travellers to Thailand for vacations or brief business trips from 93 countries, including Austria, China, South Korea, Canada and Germany, are no longer required to get a visa and can stay in the country for 60 days. Aiming to boost tourism, this exemption can be renewed at an immigration office for an extra 30 days.

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Bangkok Hospital operator to expand capacity

Published on 24/07/2024

» Thailand’s biggest private hospital operator expects annual revenue to grow more than 10% through 2027 as it adds new beds to meet a jump in demand from international patients.

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Thai AirAsia eyes new Indian routes

Business, Molpasorn Shoowong, Published on 24/07/2024

» Thai AirAsia is focusing on opening new routes to India and within Southeast Asia in the second half to offset unrecovered flights to China, which are still hampered by the sluggish economy and higher competition from domestic travel.

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OPINION

Guard against foreign crime

Oped, Editorial, Published on 23/07/2024

» A large Chinese-language billboard at a busy junction in Bangkok, offering to help people get passports and citizenship from several countries, has raised questions about foreign criminal elements taking advantage of a more open Thailand.

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THAILAND

Finnish ban fails to deter fruit pickers

News, Onnucha Hutasingh, Published on 22/07/2024

» The Department of Employment is tracking down local agents who duped Thais into believing berry picker jobs were waiting for them in Finland after authorities stopped 43 people before they boarded a flight to the Nordic country on Saturday.

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OPINION

Fishy failures

Oped, Postbag, Published on 20/07/2024

» Re: "Time to solve fish invasion", (Editorial, July 19) and "Really fishy business", (Editorial, July 6). The BP editorial highlights the problem created by an invasive species of freshwater fish called blackchin tilapia. Tilapia are the third world's salmon, a valuable food fish rich in protein and easy to cultivate.

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Longer visa-free visits to Thailand will attract Hong Kong business, tourists, despite killings

Published on 19/07/2024

» HONG KONG: Thailand's decision to extend the duration of visa-free visits for Hong Kong residents will strengthen business ties and attract more people from the financial hub to the country, despite a murder-suicide involving six people in Bangkok, industry leaders have said.

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Department predicts rise in new business registrations

Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 19/07/2024

» The Department of Business Development (DBD) expects new business registrations for 2024 to reach between 90,000 and 98,000, marking a 5-15% increase, attributed to the progress of the digital wallet handout policy, measures to attract foreign investment, namely the long-term resident visa scheme and corporate income tax exemption for foreign companies that conduct business here, as well as the use of investment budget following the disbursement of fiscal 2025 budget that began on April 26.