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Thailand Tightens Rules for Consumer Loan Agreements

2023-01-31T16:11:42+07:00January 31st, 2023|Dancham News, Legal News|

According to our member company Tilleke & Gibbins, the Contract Committee of Thailand’s Consumer Protection Board has issued new requirements and prohibitions for consumer loan agreements. The Notification of the Contract Committee Re: Stipulation of Loan Business for Consumers as a Contract-Controlled Business B.E. 2565 (2022) was published in

World’s Best Workplace goes to Novo Nordisk in 2022

2023-01-20T15:15:53+07:00January 20th, 2023|Dancham News|

Topping this year's ranking being the worlds best workplace was Novo Nordisk, the global healthcare company with almost a century of innovation and leadership in diabetes care followed by Takeda, the leading global healthcare company. Dell secured the third position among the world top 20 most performing organizations. With

300 THB TOURIST FEE ON ENTERING THAILAND POPS UP AGAIN

2023-01-19T09:18:44+07:00January 19th, 2023|Dancham News|

The Minister for Tourism Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, informed the press lately that the planned tourism fee of 300 THB is still to be implemented and in this regard it has been suggested to enforce the fee from 1 June 2023. The fee will likely to be integrated into booking systems

Denmark Among the Top Best Passports in 2023

2023-01-18T11:29:11+07:00January 18th, 2023|Dancham News|

Kicking off 2023, Japan retains the lead as the most powerful passport in the world, securing entry into 193 countries, followed closely by Singapore and South Korea with 192 countries. Denmark is however close with 188 countries, securing a spot in the 5th highest ranking segment along with Austria,

Sharp U-Turn in COVID Restrictions for Entering Thailand

2023-01-10T08:41:30+07:00January 10th, 2023|Dancham News|

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has issued a set of seven rules which will apply to all non-Thai arrivals between January 9th and 31st. The situation has sent waves of chaos throughout the foreign tourism industry with travel agents in France, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia warning that

Thailand Economic Monitor December 2022

2023-01-09T16:08:34+07:00January 9th, 2023|Dancham News|

Recently, the World Bank Group released the updated economic monitor of Thailand, evaluating on Q3 results, along with future perspective on the economy. In Q3 the export growth of Thailand slowed down which is seen generally in the ASEAN region, which is consistent with expected developments as a consequence

Driving License Point System to be Introduced in Thailand

2022-12-02T09:40:16+07:00December 1st, 2022|Dancham News|

Following New Years Eve on January 9th, any driver committing a traffic violation, will in addition to facing legal charges, also get points deducted from a newly introduced system, that will promote driving safely. Casualties as a direct consequence of traffic soars to over 22.000 pr. year, leaves Thailand

Germany to sell Hamburg port terminal to China

2022-11-10T08:05:22+07:00November 10th, 2022|Dancham News, News Archive|

Germany has struck a compromise over a controversial move to allow a Chinese shipping group to buy a stake in a terminal at Hamburg port. Whether the Chinese company should be permitted to participate in the port's ownership had produced a political dispute as Germany wrestled with the consequences