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Thailand allows Rajapaksa to temporarily stay in country, but has one condition

  • Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said the decision to allow ousted Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to temporarily take refuge in the country was taken as it is a “humanitarian” issue.
Ousted Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Ousted Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Updated on Aug 11, 2022 05:04 AM IST
By | Written by Sharangee Dutta, New Delhi

Thailand's international tourism jump to power GDP growth to 5-year high in 2023

Thailand, the tourism-reliant nation, has eased Covid-19 travel curbs, waived visa requirements and relaxed business restrictions to lure international travellers as soaring inflation has derailed the recovery in domestic consumption and investments
Thailand's international tourism jump to power GDP growth to 5-year high in 2023 (Photo by Worachat Sodsri on Unsplash)
Thailand's international tourism jump to power GDP growth to 5-year high in 2023 (Photo by Worachat Sodsri on Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 02, 2022 04:03 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

After decriminalizing cannabis, Thailand to allow casinos to operate

After decriminalizing cannabis, Thailand is now considering casinos to attract foreign money and lure more tourists to galvanize its pandemic-hit economy.
After decriminalizing cannabis, Thailand is now considering casinos to attract foreign money and lure more tourists to galvanize its pandemic-hit economy.(Unsplash)
After decriminalizing cannabis, Thailand is now considering casinos to attract foreign money and lure more tourists to galvanize its pandemic-hit economy.(Unsplash)
Published on Jul 27, 2022 06:55 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Caribbean, Thailand rank in top best tropic islands for digital nomads

  • The Dutch-Caribbean island of Curacao ranked first on the top-10 list, with comfortable average temperatures and WiFi speeds that top the US average. Outside work, there are pristine beaches tucked into coves and a national park where travellers come to watch turtles lay their eggs. 
Popular Caribbean destinations like Curacao, Aruba and Jamaica are known for their great beaches, but they are also tropical islands that offer some of the best value for money for US digital nomads looking for a place to work and play.(Unsplash)
Popular Caribbean destinations like Curacao, Aruba and Jamaica are known for their great beaches, but they are also tropical islands that offer some of the best value for money for US digital nomads looking for a place to work and play.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 12:13 PM IST
Bloomberg |

Woman gets woken up by an elephant in her Thailand hotel room. Watch sweet video

  • This video that has been shared on Instagram shows how a woman gets woken up by an elephant while she is asleep in her hotel room in Thailand.
The woman gets woken up by an elephant in her Thailand hotel room. (Instagram/@saakshijaain)
The woman gets woken up by an elephant in her Thailand hotel room. (Instagram/@saakshijaain)
Updated on Jul 25, 2022 08:27 AM IST
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