Legal Newsletter - September 2006 The Ministry of Commerce prevents Thai business from nominee by strengthening regulations. MOU on expansion on store expansion of modern trades / mega stores. Ministerial regulation prescribing standards for administration and management in respect of safety, occupational health and working environment.
Scandinavian Airlines Opens Its Doors To Travel Agents at Suvarnabhumi In October, Scandinavian Airlines took two groups of travel agents, media and travel bookers from corporate customers to inspect SAS facilities at Suvarnabhumi airport. The inspection included a briefing by the SAS airport manager, a survey of SAS’ check-in rows and the Star Alliance lounges. [...]
Chamber Project Launched The Chamber Project “Best Practices Guidelines within the Thailand Property Market” was officially launched at Press Conference held at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok on 08 December 2008. The Guidelines is a key instrument and benchmark document aiming to ensure Best Practices and Good Business Conduct. The Media Launch was very [...]
Update on Immigration Issues - Thai Immigration has recently introduced: A relaxation of an employing company’s financial criteria to support an application by a foreign employee to extend their non-immigrant visa category ‘B’. This appears to be influenced by the current global financial crisis. The limiting to 15 days only of permission to remain in [...]
Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce 20th Anniversary Celebration 27 November 2009 The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, its Members & Network have supported the establishment of Swedish businesses in Thailand for 20 years with strong innovative and famous brands represented in Thailand. A key objective of the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce 20th Anniversary is to further strengthen [...]
SAS Thailand Reduces Fares and Includes All Taxes in Ticket Price Scandinavian Airlines reduces ticket prices between Bangkok and Scandinavia. Economy class prices are now 20% lower than before. SAS has also taken the initiative to include all taxes and surcharges in its quoted ticket prices. The new policy came into effect 9 November in [...]
“Best Practices Guidelines” – within the Thailand Property Market In recent years we have seen a large increase of Swedish affiliated property companies commencing real estate developments in Thailand primarily geared towards Swedish buyers. This has grown considerably in size becoming an essential investment and business as well as a significant part of the Thailand-Sweden [...]
Double Taxation and Economic Outlook – Nordic Breakfast Seminar from Jyske Bank and KPMG on 8 September
Around 50 people attended this informative Nordic Breakfast Seminar by Jyske Bank and KPMG. Mr. Søren Skov Nielsen, Area Manager in Jyske Bank gave an update on the Economic Outlook and Ms. Benjamas Kullakattimas, Tax Partnerfrom KPMG informed about Double Taxation Agreeents between Thailand and the Scandinavian Countries. The Seminar took place in the lovely [...]
The Cabinet has in October 2010 approved draft amendments to the Customs Act (A.D. 1926), to the Building Control Act B.E.25522 (A.D. 1979) and an Exemption of Income Tax on Pension Insurance.