Thailand waives visa fees for Chinese, Taiwanese tourists
Jul19

Thailand waives visa fees for Chinese, Taiwanese tourists

  BANGKOK – IN AN attempt to lessen the blow to tourism that Thailand’s political unrest has had over the last few months, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will temporarily waive visa fees for Chinese and Taiwanese tourists. The exemption will be effective from August 1 to October 31. At present, the visa entry fee is 1,000 baht (US$31) for both Chinese and Taiwanese tourists. Sisdivachr Cheewarattanaporn,...

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Cambodia-Thailand joint visa gets off the ground
Jan04

Cambodia-Thailand joint visa gets off the ground

  Phnom Penh – ALMOST a full year after it was first announced (TTG Asia e-Daily, January 16, 2012), a joint visa allowing non-ASEAN nationals to travel freely between Cambodia and Thailand was finally implemented on December 27, 2012. A press release issued by Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the visa can be obtained at diplomatic and consular missions of either country and is valid for 90 days from...

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