Compulsory insurance idea for Tourists shelved – Thai Tourism Ministry don’t want to spook tourists at sensitive time

Compulsory insurance idea for Tourists shelved – Thai Tourism Ministry don’t want to spook tourists at sensitive time  A representative of the Thai Ministry for Tourism and Sports has told the Thai media that plans to make visitors to Thailand take out insurance have been put on the back burner. Chote Trachu told Bangkok Biz […]

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Thailand Government hospitals permitted to charge Retirees and expats more than Thais

Thailand Government hospitals permitted to charge Retirees and expats more than Thais  Foreigners who receive medical treatment or services at a government hospital in Thailand may pay significantly more than Thai nationals and those from neighbouring countries under new guidelines. According to the guidelines published in the Government Gazette on 30 August, a new tiered […]

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Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal in Thailand’s public hospitals

Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal in Thailand’s public hospitals State-endorsed dual-pricing in Thailand isn’t just for national parks, museums and amusement parks anymore, reports Coconuts Bangkok. 5 September 2019 Thai public hospitals can now legally charge foreign nationals higher rates for services under new regulations published last Friday (Aug 30), the news website posted earlier […]

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Expats furore over Thailand’s TM30 form – Paperwork burden repels foreigners

Expats furore over Thailand’s TM30 form – Paperwork burden repels foreigners 5 August 2019 Long-term foreign residents are crying foul at the strict implementation of the TM30 reporting rules, saying that it will only penalise law-abiding foreigners and have little effect on ill-intentioned criminals and other wrongdoers who skirt the law and evade the requirements. […]

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