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Prison and fine for a drone without a license in Thailand

In October 2017 in Thailand, new rules were approved, according to which all owners of quadrocopters and other unmanned aerial vehicles, with the exception of toy devices, are required to register such devices and receive a special license for flights at the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand. Since January 9, 2018, the sounded rules for …

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One year of prison or fine for smoking on the beaches of Thailand!

Since November 2017, Thailand has entered into force a strict ban on smoking on the country’s twenty largest beaches. All violators of the ban will be subjected to very strict punishment, which can be in the form of a fine or imprisonment for a period of one year. The second type of punishment is provided …

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New rules for motorcycle taxi in Pattaya

Since October 2017, Pattaya has introduced new rules for the provision of motorbike taxi services, as well as strict rules of conduct for Thai drivers who carry passengers on motorcycles and mopeds. In the last days of September, 2017, local authorities conducted a special control raid, which revealed some negative aspects in the provision of …

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Taxi Uber in Pattaya is outlawed!

The ongoing war for many months between Uber drivers and ordinary taxi drivers in Pattaya has become the topic of an emergency meeting in one of the city police stations in Pattaya. The last straw in this difficult confrontation was a public brawl between the drivers of the usual yellow taxi in Pattaya and a …

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New rules on the beaches of Pattaya (summer ‘2017)

Information about innovations on the beaches of Pattaya appears in the press regularly, and most often it’s about temporary inconveniences for tourists and local residents. First of all, such inconveniences include the capital reconstruction of the beaches: the work was carried out on the beach of Wongamat in the northern part of the resort and …

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Maya Bay on Phi Phi Lei will be closed for tourists

The famous cove on the island of Phi Phi Lei in the Andaman Sea, which is almost a must-see for tourists who are vacationing in Phuket and the resorts of Krabi province, will be closed to visit in the near future. The popularity of Maya Bay provided the famous film “Beach” with Leonardo DiCaprio in …

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