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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...

Gov’t to Charge Tourists 100 Baht for Insurance

BANGKOK — Foreign tourists visiting Thailand will soon have to pay 100 baht on arrival on top of any visa fees for their mandatory health insurance, a tourism official said Thursday.

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.

Thailand’s Amazing Tourism an Amazing Mess: New Minister

Unlike his predecessor, Weerasak Kowsurat has a no-punches spared assessment of how Thailand is positioned to manage its booming tourism.

More Info on 4-Year Professional Visas Coming Next Month

BANGKOK — Expert expats with high salaries can apply for four-year professional visas starting in mid-January.
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, seated fifth from left, chairs a 2017 meeting in Bangkok. Photo: U.S. Embassy Bangkok

Thai Law: Foreigners Need Business Visas to Attend Meetings

It has been the case for decades that attending a meeting for even one day was deemed “work” under the law and therefore illegal.
A foreigner gets a health check at an expo in Phuket province on Nov. 16, 2016. Photo: Bangkok Hospital Phuket

Health Insurance Will Be Mandatory for Retiree Visa Holders

BANGKOK — Foreigners entering Thailand with a retiree stay visa will soon have to buy their mandatory health insurance, a health official said Wednesday.

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.

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

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

Khaosan Road Won’t Return to Normalcy ‘Till 2021’

BANGKOK — The street associated with Bangkok’s tourism and free-wheeling parties is now shuttered in the dark, and a bar manager there said he didn’t expect the situation to improve by this year’s end.

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