Anyone considering retiring to Thailand should have savings of US$ 390,000 (11 million baht), according to a study.The study conducted by online lender NetCredit, entitled “The Cost of Comfortable Retirement Around the World”, looked at how much someone needs to be able to enjoy their old age abroad with relative comfort.
The gross domestic product (GDP) shrank by 4.2 percent in the fourth quarter compared to the last quarter of 2019. In 2020, GDP fell by 6.1 percent.The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) announced the numbers on Monday. It is the largest decline since the Asian crisis1997/1998, which hit Thailand the hardest of all Southeast Asian countries.
The Center for Covid-19 Situation Management (CCSA) has issued entry guidelines for people who are not Thai nationals and want to enter Thailand.Travelers must contact the Thai embassy or consulate to obtain an entry visa and entry certificate. Taking into account the information given in the application form, the urgency, necessity and reasons will be decided on a case-by-case basis.
Thailand has found a brilliant way to solve the problem of prison overcrowding and to help the labor market.The good idea is about teaching English to prisoners and then exporting them abroad. The country's prisons are overcrowded.
On Tuesday, the cabinet will decide on several proposals for how to proceed after the visa amnesty ends on July 31.The visa amnesty is expected to be extended with the proviso that it will be checked on a case-by-case basis by 26 September whether applicants are still allowed to stay in the country.
Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha has instructed the authorities to tighten regulations for foreign diplomats and military delegations.As reported, an Egyptian soldier and the nine-year-old daughter of a Sudanese diplomat have tested positive for Corona.The soldier and some of his Egyptian comrades were allowed to leave their Rayong hotel. They went shopping in some malls.