Ministry of Farang Affairs: Why Thai kids are scared

Ministry of Farang Affairs: Why Thai kids are scared

The Ministry of Farang Affairs is a one-stop shop where foreigners in Thailand can learn all they need to know about living here. No, we’re not talking about work permits, visas or taxes. We’re talking about day-to-day life in the Land of Endless Shocks and Riddles, of Blur, Befuddlement and the Bizarre. Stay tuned for weekly

- Sunday, February 26, 2017 | 11:00 AM

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Opinion: Rethinking the power generation strategy

Opinion: Rethinking the power generation strategy

PHUKET: Recent protests against construction of the proposed coal burning electricity generating plant in Krabi is a classic case of the NIMBY (‘Not In My Back Yard’) phenomenon, and one which is also seriously testing the government’s resolve over the public’s right to protest. It is difficult to believe that the year is 20

- Sunday, February 26, 2017 | 07:00 AM

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Ministry of Farang Affairs: Being an alien in Thailand

Ministry of Farang Affairs: Being an alien in Thailand

PHUKET: The Ministry of Farang Affairs is a one-stop shop where foreigners in Thailand can learn all they need to know about living here. No, we’re not talking about work permits, visas or taxes. We’re talking about day-to-day life in the Land of Endless Shocks and Riddles, of Blur, Befuddlement and the Bizarre. Stay tuned for

- Sunday, February 19, 2017 | 11:00 AM

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Opinion: Time to clean up Phuket's beaches

Opinion: Time to clean up Phuket's beaches

PHUKET: Algal blooms at Patong Beach are an embarrassment that needs to be treated as a high-priority issue by authorities. The root cause of the problem, untreated wastewater, needs to be directly addressed by increased treatment capacity. Growing water hyacinths along the banks of the brackish Klong Pakbang is not going to be

- Sunday, February 19, 2017 | 07:00 AM

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