Free Press Journal
  • Tougher penalties for people who overstay visas in Thailand

    Bangkok : Thailand has approved new and tougher penalties for tourists who overstay their visas after several people, mostly Indians, were recently charged with violating the country’s Immigration Act. Immigration chief Gen Nathathorn Prousoontorn said this was a part of the bureau’s ‘Good guys in, bad guys out’ operation aimed at catching foreigners who overstay their visas. Most of those found to have overstayed their permitted period were from India, African countries and