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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

10-Year Visas Now Available: Thai Immigration

BANGKOK — The much awaited 10-year visa for foreign retirees is now available, the top commander of the immigration police said Wednesday. , though staff seem to be unaware of the announcement.

Shades of California Wow as True Fitness Takes a Bow

BANGKOK — Dozens of gym members showed up ready to work out Thursday at the sole remaining True Fitness fitness center only to find...

Bangkok, Famed Capital of Free-Wheeling Fun, Goes Dark Indefinitely (Photos)

BANGKOK — In Bangkok's red light district Soi Cowboy, 7pm is usually the beginning of a long, neon night of music and enticement. But on Thursday’s historical night of Oct. 13, it was the end.

Reminder: New Visa on Arrival Limits in Effect At Midnight

BANGKOK — Just in case you forgot, new regulations on entering Thailand by land will become effective at midnight.

13 Airlines Blocked From Flying Abroad Await Judgment

BANGKOK — Thirteen Thai airlines ordered to halt international flights for failing to meet international regulations will be reevaluated at the end of the...

Thai Post’s 12 Hilarious Reasons Not to Google Translate Thai

Roast duck sanctuary and sweet-fitting Kayasart. Know ye millet grain?

Khaosan Road: Open But Silent (Photos)

BANGKOK — In the aftermath of HM King’s death Thursday, tourist hub Khaosan Road has become a much more subdued version of itself. Some restaurants...

7-Eleven Dumps AIS Services

BANGKOK — Those looking to top up their 1-2-Call cards and other AIS services will need to be more creative than walking into 7-Eleven.

Nativist Learns MahaNakhon Designed by Top Foreign Architect, Complains to Govt

BANGKOK — As Bangkok’s shiny new building currently wins attention and plaudits, there’s at least one person unhappy about it.

As Advertising Goes Dark, Industry’s Bad Year Turns Worse

BANGKOK — On the BTS Skytrain, normally loud advertisements have gone silent ever since the death of His Majesty the King, replaced on all screens with a poem dedicated to mourning his death.

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