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Britain relaxes visa rules to woo wealthy Chinese shoppers

Britain relaxes visa rules to woo wealthy Chinese shoppers The number of Chinese tourists visiting Thailand is expected to be dented by Britain's move to relax its tough visa rules for Chinese travellers. But Srisuda Wanapinyosak, executive director for East Asia at the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT … Full News here – Read more […]

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Uber wants review of taxi licence rules

Uber Technologies Inc, creator of the GPS-based smartphone app, is urging the government to review taxi-licensing regulations to alleviate mounting conflicts between traditional taxi services and the company’s automated system. Bangkok Post The Land Transport Department last week warned people not to use Uber, saying its drivers were not registered or insured for driving commercial […]

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India new visa rules benefit Thai travellers

India new visa rules benefit Thai travellers NEW DELHI – Tourists travelling to India from 43 countries including Thailand will no longer have to queue at their local consulates to obtain visas after New Delhi announced Thursday a long-awaited easing of border controls. Foreign tourists visit the … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok […]

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Tongurai Limpiti

Central bank mulls new rules for SFIs

The Bank of Thailand expects to implement a different regulatory standard to supervise specialised financial institutions (SFIs) in terms of liquidity management and provision of loan-loss reserves, says a senior central bank official. Bangkok Post Tongurai Limpiti, deputy governor for financial institution stability, said officials yesterday discussed a move to supervise SFIs differently from commercial […]

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Outlining the top ten rules for wealth transfer

I wrote on efficient wealth transfer awhile back, but given the recent discussions on the impending inheritance and gift taxes and related items, it is worthwhile to review the following key points to ensure smooth and efficient wealth transfers from one generation to the next. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Prayuth rules out forming a political party

Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha has no intention of forming a political party because his only aim is to solve the country’s problems, he said during his policy address to top government officials and governors yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Japan publishers lash out at new Amazon rules

TOKYO – A group of Japanese publishers have lashed out at Amazon’s new book sale rules, after US and European authors accused the online retailer of using strong-arm negotiating tactics. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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NBTC to issue new rules on TV channel-numbering

The broadcasting committee of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) plans new regulations governing TV channel-numbering arrangements, which will apply to the terrestrial digital, cable, and satellite platforms. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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All Blacks ease rules for Sonny Bill Williams' return

All Blacks ease rules for Sonny Bill Williams' return WELLINGTON – The All Blacks said Monday they had relaxed their rules to clear the way for code-swap superstar Sonny Bill Williams to slot straight back into the team when he returns to rugby union later this year. New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams (R) … Full News […]

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Regime to reset peace talk rules

Regime to reset peace talk rules The peace talks between the government and the Barisan Revolusi Nasional were derailed late last year due to the outbreak of political unrest in Bangkok. The source said the negotiations initiated by the Yingluck government failed to cover the demands … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok […]

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Australia updates Thailand travel advisory with surrogacy rules

Sydney – Australia issues an updated travel advisory fo rThailand, urging couples in commercial surrogacy arrangements to seek independent legal advice. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Thailand introduces tough new overstay rules

Thailand Introduces Tough New Visa Overstay Rules

Thailand introduces tough new overstay rules   Thailand’s immigration crackdown continued today with authorities confirming that tough new rules on foreigners overstaying their visa or entry permit have now been put in place. Anyone overstaying their permitted time in the Kingdom by more than 90 days will be forbidden from re-entering the country for at […]

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More hybrid securities expected on stricter capital rules: S&P

Banks in Asia Pacific are expected to issue more hybrid securities, to maintain their capital ratios above regulatory requirements in the next few years, said Standard & Poors Ratings Services. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Chaing Mai Businessman Gets 5 Years in Prison Under Lese Majeste Rules

  CHIANG MAI – A Thai businessman has been sentenced to five years in prison for royal defamation, a court official said Wednesday, one of a string of recent cases under the controversial law. The Court of First Instance dismissed the case against him in 2013 due to lack of substantial evidence, according to iLaw, […]

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Japan set for first arms export under new rules: report

TOKYO – Japan is set to approve its first arms export following relaxation of its self-imposed ban, as the nation aims to boost its global military and economic presence, a report said Sunday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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