Tags : Blacklist

Phuket

Two blacklisted foreigners in Phuket arrested, deported

PHUKET: Two foreigners already blacklisted and banned from re-entering Thailand have been caught in Phuket thanks to biometric passports, reports the Immigration Bureau. Immigration Bureau Chief Pol Lt Gen Sompong Chingduang explained to a press conference in Bangkok that the two cases involved a Russian woman identified only as “Julia” and an Iraqi national identified […]Read More

Technology

Huawei Pauses Production of Smartphones Amid US Blacklisting

South China Morning Post reported Tuesday that Huawei had paused production of its smartphones as the company is attempting to overcome difficulties after US corporations, such as Google and Microsoft as well as major semiconductor makers, including Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom, cut ties with the Chinese tech giant. According to the media outlet, the […]Read More

Pattaya

Blacklisted foreigner held for procuring boys in Pattaya

Police have denied claims by a 69-year-old Dutchman blacklisted for overstay in 2016 that he re-entered Thailand 8 months later by bribing an immigration officer at a Surin border checkpoint, before being subsequently arrested in Pattaya at the weekend for allegedly procuring Thai boys for foreigners. M. J. H. H. was apprehended at 1.30am on […]Read More

Bangkok

US Embassy in Bangkok denies blacklisting protesters

The US Embassy in Bangkok on Monday dismissed the reports that it is compiling a blacklist of anti-government leaders including Suthep Thaugsuban. Spokesman Walter Braunohler said, “Rumours regarding blacklist or travel restriction on current Thai political leaders or activists are completely false.” Read more: The NationRead More

News

Thailand lifted from money laundering, terrorism blacklist

BANGKOK, June 25 – The intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force (FTAF) has removed Thailand from the blacklist on money laundering and terrorism financing, a senior Thai official said today. Seehanat Prayoonrat, Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) secretary general, said that FTAF made the decision in its meeting in Oslo, Norway late last week. Read more: MCOTRead More

News

Blacklisting terrorist supporters vital to Thailand’s security: AMLO

BANGKOK, June 7 – About 4,000 people blacklisted for financially supporting terrorists in Thailand will be thoroughly scrutinised before legal action is taken against them, a senior official said today. Seehanat Prayoonrat, Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) secretary general, said some names in the list were lifted after officials found their innocence. Read more: MCOTRead More

News

Thailand removed from list of nations with risks of money

BANGKOK, 23 April 2013 (NNT) – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has agreed to remove Thailand from its list of nations identified as Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) deficient. Justice Minister Police General Pracha Promnok held a press conference today during which he indicating that Thailand is no longer […]Read More