Overdue payment from foreigners in Thailand’s public medical sector

As with many other countries, healthcare in Thailand is divided into two sectors, namely a government-subsidized track and a privately-funded track. Thai citizens holding a universal coverage health card can receive free treatment and medical services at government hospitals. However, this system is not without drawbacks. Since its implementation in 2002, the Universal Coverage Scheme …

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Our brand new GDPR and Employee Benefits guide is now released!

On the 28th of February, the National Legislative Assembly has endorsed the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), which aims to reinforce the protection of personal information in the Land of Smiles. Although the new law has drawn several key concepts from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), these two laws do have different …

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Long-stay visa and private health insurance in Thailand

With the trend of globalization, ‘international retirement migration’ has become a growing phenomenon. Meanwhile, thanks to its pristine beaches, delectable cuisines, friendly people, relatively low cost of living, and vibrant culture, Thailand has become of the most popular retirement choices among expatriates around the world. Previously, expats looking to stay in the Land of Smiles …

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