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  • North-East Thailand immigration purge nets 2,200

    North-East Thailand immigration purge nets 2,200

    PHOTO: Buriram Times North-eastern Immigration police in Khon Kaen have netted around 2,200 foreigners over a variety of immigration offences since the start of June. 622 entered the country illegally 31 for overstaying their visas 73 for working without permission 16 were wanted on arrest warrants 1,245 committed other offences 287 had been refused entry They also joined forces with National Park officials to arrest 18 suspects in the Nakhon Ratchasima forests on charges of illegally cutting down protected Siamese rosewood trees. 15 Cambodian and 3 Thais were arrested in those raids.

  • Blacklisted Russian gets fake passport, returns to Thailand as Romanian, caught again

    Blacklisted Russian gets fake passport, returns to Thailand as Romanian, caught again

    The case of the Russian who was blacklisted, deported from Thailand, then flies back to Thailand as a Romanian and moves to Koh Pha Ngan.

  • Thai owner and two Chinese fined for not reporting change of address within 24 hours

    Thai owner and two Chinese fined for not reporting change of address within 24 hours

    PHOTO: Naew Na A Thai property owner and two Chinese nationals have all been fined for not abiding by the law that states that a foreigners’ location must be reported within 24 hours when they have changed addresses. Naew Na used the word “property” in its report so it’s not known if the premises was a private dwelling, Airbnb-style or hotel

  • American arrested at airport after stealing speedboat in Krabi

    American arrested at airport after stealing speedboat in Krabi

    PHOTOS: Pudam News An American tourist has been arrested after stealing a speedboat on Koh Phi Phi to drive to Krabi. Koh Phi Phi Police Chief Col Kritsapas Detinthasorn says, “We received a report from Ms Apissamai Sangjan that her speedboat, which was moored at Ao Nang Beach, was stolen on April 19.  An allegedly drunken tourist jumped in, started the engine and drove away.” “On April 20 morning the boat was found 15 kilometres from Ao Nang.

  • Future Forward deputy leader admits sharing fake news

    Future Forward deputy leader admits sharing fake news

    The Future Forward party deputy leader Lt-Gen Pongsakorn Rodchompoo has told the Technology Crime Suppression Division police that he shared a fake news story about Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan. But he claims he had no way of knowing that it was fake. Thai PBS reports that Pol Lt-Gen Surachet Hakparn, commissioner of the Immigration Bureau, posted in Facebook today saying that Lt-Gen Pongsakorn, the former secretary-general of the National Security Council, reported to police last night but claimed that he had no intention to discredit General Prawit.

  • 479 arrested on immigration offences

    479 arrested on immigration offences

    More than 400 foreigners plus 79 Thais, involved in a range immigration offences, were arrested after raids across Thailand this week. The Immigration Police Bureau deputy chief announced at a press conference in Bangkok today that Thai authorities carried out simultaneous searches at 227 locations

  • Man arrested over 50 million baht scam

    Man arrested over 50 million baht scam

    A man has been arrested for allegedly defrauding around 100 stock market investors of about 50 million baht. Pol Lt Gen Suchate Hakparn, the Immigration Bureau chief who also heads the economic crime centre, says 52 year old Jittaraphon Nisarat was arrested on Tuesday at his apartment in Bangkok’s Phra Khanong district.

  • Uighur escapees captured and back in Mukdahan jail

    Uighur escapees captured and back in Mukdahan jail

    Seven undocumented Uighurs, who escaped from an immigration facility in northeast Mukdahan, on the Laos border in far north-east Thailand last week, have been recaptured. Pol Colonel Sith Sirikangwalkul, the acting Immigration chief for the region, says that one was recaptured on Tuesday (February 12), the same night everyone escaped, and two more were found in a forest two kilometres away on Wednesday

  • Thai lady boy arrested over Japanese tourist fraud

    Thai lady boy arrested over Japanese tourist fraud

    PHOTO: Immigration Bureau A Thai lady boy has been arrested after she has defrauded Japanese tourists and businessmen over the past ten years. The Immigration Bureau is reporting that the Immigration Chief Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn was notified by the Embassy of Japan that, over the past two months, more than ten Japanese tourists and businessmen have been defrauded by a Thai lady

  • Immigration officials push back against the new retirement visa guidelines

    Immigration officials push back against the new retirement visa guidelines

    Days after new rules for the processing for foreign retiree visas were published, immigration officials are reportedly pushing back against them. The report was in Khaosod English citing inside sources. According to the Immigration department, starting March 1, foreign retirees must either show a monthly income of at least 65,000 baht or hold a minimum of 800,000 baht in Thai banks

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