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Tourists from 49 markets can now apply for 30-day visa extension

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A Tuk-tuk or 'sam lor'

A Tuk-tuk or 'sam lor' in Thailand. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.


The Immigration Bureau has authorised 30-day extensions to tourist visas for residents of 48 countries and one territory (Hong Kong) in an effort to shore up tourism numbers hurt by the political crisis.

The policy went into effect yesterday. The bureau did not say how long it would continue, but it is likely to carry on through the rest of the year.

Read more: The Nation

By The Nation


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