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  1. The week that was in Thailand news: Subjectivity, subject matter and loyal subjects It is quite a regular complaint on Thaivisa forum that the editorial team seem to concentrate on foreigners. Even obsess about the blighters. “They never would have said that if they were a Thai!” or “Why don’t they write about Thai misdemeanors like they do about foreigners…it’s so unfair, a disgrace!” Putting aside the absurdity that one would visit a website for Thai news in English and not understand that a great proportion of it would concern people who are not Thai, and
  2. Labour Minister and TAT discuss tourism stimulus measures - foreign tourists may benefit Image: Daily News Daily News reported that Thailand's Labour Minister Supattanapong Phanmeechao had met with the chief of the Tourism Authority of Thailand Yuttasak Suphasorn Friday to discuss measures to stimulate tourism both internally and for foreign visitors. Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1190053-labour-minister-and-tat-discuss-tourism-stimulus-measures-foreign-tourists-may-benefit/
  3. Labour Minister and TAT discuss tourism stimulus measures - foreign tourists may benefit Image: Daily News Daily News reported that Thailand's Labour Minister Supattanapong Phanmeechao had met with the chief of the Tourism Authority of Thailand Yuttasak Suphasorn Friday to discuss measures to stimulate tourism both internally and for foreign visitors. They are presenting a three point plan to the CCSA, Thailand's Covid-19 committee. Supattanapong said he wanted the TAT, Thai Airways, the hotel association and the tourism council to offer one day travel
  4. Calls to give foreigners who buy a condo residency in Thailand The head of the Thai condominium association told the Thai financial media that she has recommended to the government to give foreigners migrant status if they purchase a condo of 10 million baht or more. Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1190051-calls-to-give-foreigners-who-buy-a-condo-residency-in-thailand/
  5. Calls to give foreigners who buy a condo residency in Thailand The head of the Thai condominium association told the Thai financial media that she has recommended to the government to give foreigners migrant status if they purchase a condo of 10 million baht or more. Thansettakij said that meetings have taken place with developers since October 24th after requests were made to give foreigners five year visas for condo purchases of 5 million baht. The foreign ministry has also been pressed to make residence in the kingdom easier to get like other countries,
  6. The visa amnesty is now over: Foreigners face fines and possible deportation for overstaying visas Image: Reuters file photo Foreigners in Thailand are reminded that the visa amnesty is now over. Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1190049-the-visa-amnesty-is-now-over-foreigners-face-fines-and-possible-deportation-for-overstaying-visas/
  7. The visa amnesty is now over: Foreigners face fines and possible deportation for overstaying visas Image: Reuters file photo Foreigners in Thailand are reminded that the visa amnesty is now over. The amnesty, which was put in place to help foreigners stranded in Thailand due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ended on Saturday. Anyone who needed to renew their permission to stay in Thailand should have done so before the Saturday deadline. Late last week, a spokesman for the Thai foreign ministry said that they had contacted all consulat
  8. Malaysia PM Muhyiddin calls on lawmakers to ensure national budget will be passed to tackle pandemic FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin wearing a protective mask arrives at a mosque for prayers, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Putrajaya, Malaysia August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo/File Photo KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin called on lawmakers on Saturday to ensure the country's 2021 budget is passed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Full story: htt
  9. Malaysia PM Muhyiddin calls on lawmakers to ensure national budget will be passed to tackle pandemic FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin wearing a protective mask arrives at a mosque for prayers, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Putrajaya, Malaysia August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo/File Photo KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin called on lawmakers on Saturday to ensure the country's 2021 budget is passed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. "I hope all parliament
  10. Harvey Weinstein is sued by woman he was convicted of sexually assaulting By Jonathan Stempel Harvey Weinstein departs New York Criminal Court following another day of jury deliberations in his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Picture NEW YORK (Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein was sued on Friday by the former production assistant who the disgraced movie producer was convicted at trial of having sexually assaulted. Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/119
  11. Harvey Weinstein is sued by woman he was convicted of sexually assaulting By Jonathan Stempel Harvey Weinstein departs New York Criminal Court following another day of jury deliberations in his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Picture NEW YORK (Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein was sued on Friday by the former production assistant who the disgraced movie producer was convicted at trial of having sexually assaulted. Miriam Haley, who has also used the name Mimi Ha
  12. Actress Lori Loughlin starts prison term for role in college admissions scandal By Lisa Richwine FILE PHOTO: Actor Lori Loughlin, and husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, facing charges in a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme, leave federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin began a two-month prison sentence for her role in a vast college admissions fraud scheme to help her daughters gain entry into a top U.S. university, a prison off
  13. Actress Lori Loughlin starts prison term for role in college admissions scandal By Lisa Richwine FILE PHOTO: Actor Lori Loughlin, and husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, facing charges in a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme, leave federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin began a two-month prison sentence for her role in a vast college admissions fraud scheme to help her daughters gain entry into a top U.S. university, a prison off
  14. Thailand’s Kiradech, Lahiri soar into contention in Bermuda Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Credit to Getty Images) Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Anirban Lahiri of India mastered windy conditions at the Bermuda Championship on Friday, shooting a blemish-free 5-under 66 and 1-under 70 respectively to charge into contention as both seek a first PGA TOUR victory. Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1190001-thailand’s-kiradech-lahiri-soar-into-contention-in-bermuda/
  15. Thailand’s Kiradech, Lahiri soar into contention in Bermuda Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Credit to Getty Images) Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Anirban Lahiri of India mastered windy conditions at the Bermuda Championship on Friday, shooting a blemish-free 5-under 66 and 1-under 70 respectively to charge into contention as both seek a first PGA TOUR victory. The 31-year-old Kiradech was the only player in the field to keep the bogeys off his card at Port Royal Golf Course which experienced high winds of up to 56kph as he soared into tied sixth posi
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