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Junta leader Prayuth eases restrictions on visa runners in Thailand

By Sat, Aug 23, 2014 2:27PM UTC Pic: Shutterstock.

Thailand’s leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha has acknowledged that a recent tightening of visa rules put English teachers in a precarious situation and instructed Immigration officials to be flexible with visa runners, according to The Nation.

Thai immigration officials say digital nomads OK to work on tourist visas

By Fri, Aug 22, 2014 10:31AM UTC Pic: Shutterstock.

Digital nomads – people working remotely or running online businesses – in Thailand can legally work there on tourist visas, said immigration officials in Chiang Mai.

Sarangani gears up for Philippines’ first international paragliding competition

By Mon, Aug 18, 2014 9:36AM UTC Pilots prepare their gear for takeoff.pic by Edwin Espejo

MAASIM, Sarangani – Considered the best fly site for paragliding in the country, Sarangani is all set for the first ever International Paragliding Accuracy Competition this coming weekend.

Military exercises delay flights throughout China

By Tue, Jul 22, 2014 6:22PM UTC Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China’s airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee says military exercises are the reason. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said Tuesday the airports affected include Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou and Qingdao. The disruptions began July

Junta halts expansion plans at main Thai airport; BKK falls in travel ranking

By Sat, Jul 05, 2014 3:33PM UTC Passengers at Thailand's Suvarnabhumi Airport. Pic: AP

Thailand’s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) suspended plans earlier this week for an expansion of Bangkok’s popular Suvarnabhumi Airport. Mekhanin Petchplai, a managing director of Airports of Thailand, said an NCPO panel on public spending “advised the airport authorities to ‘reconsider’ the plan and make it more transparent,” according to Khaosod.

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