Three Mongolians Arrested After Using Stolen Credit Card to Buy Expensive Products in Phuket

View of Patong Beach in Phuket
Loungers on Patong Beach in Phuket. Photo by Brownie13.

Three Mongolians have been arrested after they stole a credit card from a Singaporean at Patong Pier before using it to buy expensive products. The [Read More…]

Hotels in Phuket and Krabi stop accepting credit cards from Russian tourists

ATM machines at Phuket Airport
ATM machines within the premises of the Phuket International Airport. Photo: CEphoto / Uwe Aranas.

Hotels and resorts in Thailand’s provinces of Phuket and Krabi have stopped accepting credit cards from Russian tourists, after many of them find themselves unable [Read More…]

Visa and Mastercard suspend operations in Russia due to Ukraine invasion

American Express credit cards
Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. Photo: Petr Kratochvil.

Visa and Mastercard announced Saturday the suspension of its operations in Russia due to the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian army on February 24. [Read More…]