New Visa Rules Exclude Everyone Except Sex Tourists, Alcohol

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New Visa Rules Exclude Everyone Except Sex Tourists, Alcohol

Postby phuketrichard » Fri May 30, 2014 9:00 am

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BANGKOK – Citing the need for maintaining order and unity during the transition to reform, the Council for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) announced strict new visa rules for foreigners wishing to enter the kingdom.


Effective today, tourist and non-immigrant business visas will be limited only to persons whose motives for entering Thailand involve solicitation of sex workers, consumption of alcholic beverages and mind-altering illicit substances, attendance at all-night music parties, or petty criminal activity that doesn’t involve politics.

“Thailand can no longer endure the presence of certain types of undesirable persons, such as journalists, academics, NGO employees, teachers, responsible business owners, or those working for charitable social organizations,” said Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong, the NCPO’s economic chief and acting head of Immigration.

“Foreigners who engage in activities such as writing, reading, thinking, discussion, dissemination of truthful information, the betterment of underprivileged people, and empathy with the electoral majority are simply incompatible with maintaining unity among all Thais.”

“We have tried to be patient with these people, but they continue to repeatedly offend with their actions,” he added.

Prajin stressed that Thailand was still a welcoming place with famous hospitality, but that the nation would now focus on attracting “ high quality tourism.”

“We wish to extend our warmest invitations to anyone who would like to sexually exploit our women and lax drug enforcement policies, as well as those seeking self-destructive entertainment that leaves no time or brain cells for the contemplation of society, politics, or justice.”

Foreigners caught reading books on Thai history, or with a blood alcohol level of under 0.1% risked deportation.

Consideration was being made for certain exceptions, such as allowing English teachers who were unqualified to do anything else, so long as those teachers agreed to spend all their earnings on prostitutes and drugs, rather than save up for starting a business.

Short-term tourists from rich nations would still be welcome in Bangkok, so long as they were on package tours that took them directly from their hotels to well-known landmarks such as Wat Arun and the Grand Palace. Upcountry tourism is prohibited under the new rules, to prevent “any possible encounters between foreigners and non-compliant Thai nationals.”

Entry visas would also be contingent upon adequately failing a Thai language test, Prajin added.

-- Notthenation 2014-05-29 :plus1: :thumb: :thumb:
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Re: New Visa Rules Exclude Everyone Except Sex Tourists, Alc

Postby Milord » Fri May 30, 2014 9:51 am

Please tell me that was a creative translation. lol

I suppose you just can't make this shit up. :lol: (from the Ministry of Truth)
Renewal of visa at immigration office
You'll have to show the pictures in your smartphone to prove sexual implication with local population and alcohol excess. A photo of you unconscious in your vomit with a naked tattooed prostitute will grant you an IMMEDIATE ONE YEAR EXTENSION VISA.
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Re: New Visa Rules Exclude Everyone Except Sex Tourists, Alc

Postby phuketrichard » Fri May 30, 2014 10:55 am

-- Notthenation 2014-05-29 :plus1: :thumb: :thumb:
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: New Visa Rules Exclude Everyone Except Sex Tourists, Alc

Postby Jaap N. » Fri May 30, 2014 10:59 am

phuketrichard wrote:-- Notthenation 2014-05-29 :plus1: :thumb: :thumb:
I never hear of that, here's the link: http://notthenation.com/2014/05/new-vis ... oglodytes/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Nice stuff! :mrgreen:
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Re: New Visa Rules Exclude Everyone Except Sex Tourists, Alc

Postby CalmIncense » Fri May 30, 2014 8:43 pm

Funniest thing ever!
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Postby Cowshed Cowboy » Sat May 31, 2014 8:53 am

I love notthenation they always come up with some crackers.
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Re: New Visa Rules Exclude Everyone Except Sex Tourists, Alc

Postby StroppyChops » Sat May 31, 2014 11:37 am

A little like theshovel.com.au for the Australian equivalent
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