Living in Thailand
Key Expatriate Articles, Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Thailand
| Business and Economy in Thailand
American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, www.amchamthailand.com; 7th Floor, Diethelm Tower A, 93/1 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand; Tel: +66 (0) 2254-1041; Fax: 66 (0) 2251-1605; firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Economist is a British weekly newsmagazine reporting on the global economy, politics etc. The Country Briefings, compiled for 60 countries by the Economist Intelligence Unit, provides extensive economic and political data, as well as links to articles. Take a look at the Thailand Country Briefing.
International Monetary Fund promotes financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 184 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on Thailand) and a number of publications, including the World Outlook.
Export.gov offers assistance to help U.S. businesses export goods and services to markets worldwide, including Thailand.
World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its members, including Thailand.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources
AlloExpat.com is an information and resource portal for expatriates living in or moving to the Asia-Pacific region, including a section on Thailand.
Asia Expats Forum is a community forum for expatriates living in Asia, with country-specific discussion groups including a Thailand Expat Forum.
AsiaXPAT provides extensive expatriate resources for those moving to one of 13 East Asian cities, including Bangkok.
BritishExpats.com is a website dedicated to British expats around the world, including a general forum on the Far East, including postings on living in Thailand.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Living in Thailand.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, including sites discussing Living in Thailand.
Expatriates.com an online community for expatriates, has a section on Living in Thailand, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Living and Working in Thailand, www.thaizine.com, provides useful information for expatriates in Thailand.
Newcomers Club Worldwide is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including Thailand.
Orient Expat offers discussion groups on expatriate life, work, visa issues, and jobs in Asia, with a section on Living in Thailand.
Stickmans Guide To Bangkok, www.stickmanbangkok.com, is an online guide to living and working in Bangkok and Thailand.
Thai Visa, www.thaivisa.com, is a Thailand expat forum, with lots of practical information for those moving to or already living in Thailand.
| Government and International Organizations for Thailand
Royal Thai Government, www.thaigov.go.th, is the official website of the Thai government.
The World Bank provides reports and analysis about infrastructure, health, trade and more, with a section on East Asia & the Pacific, including Thailand.
U.S. Agency for International Development in Thailand, www.usaid.gov, provides development aid in a variety of fields, such as health, economic development, etc. The website gives an overview of the agency's activities in Thailand.
| News and Media in Thailand
The Bangkok Post, www.bangkokpost.com
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Thailand.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Thailand.
| Recommended Reading on Thailand
| Travel Information on Thailand
Asian Hip-Hop Pass, www.airtimetable.com/airpass_asia.htm, is an affordable air pass covering all ASEAN countries, including Thailand.
Tourismthailand.org, www.tourismthailand.org, is the official website for tourism in Thailand.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on Asia, including Thailand.
The Travelfish Thailand section of the great Travelfish website is about as good as it gets in terms of inside travel information.
Rough Guides Destinations offers much useful travel advice and information for most countries, with a section on Asia, including Thailand.
Thailand.com is an information portal on Thailand and Southeast Asia. The site has a section on Travel, with useful information for visitors to Thailand.
TravelHappy.Info, www.travelhappy.info, provides excellent articles and resources for backpacking and independent travel in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Borneo and Asia.