The great expat debate: do you need a work permit for Cambodia?

The great expat debate: do you need a work permit for Cambodia?

Cambodia, FAQ
It’s important to note that work permits and visas are not the same thing. In theory, although you may have gotten a year-long visa (often called a business visa), that doesn’t necessarily give you the right to work in Cambodia. In practice, Cambodia is one of the least regulated countries in the world when it comes to visas and employment, and many expats do not have the work permits that they ostensibly require. There are two types of work permits in Cambodia: temporary and permanent. Temporary work permits are for most regular expats and last the length of the individual’s visa. Permanent work permits are reserved for major investors and friends of people in high places. In order to get a work permit, your employer needs to apply for you…
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Pattaya and the Eastern Seaboard to undergo 1.5 Trillion Baht Transformation

Pattaya and the Eastern Seaboard to undergo 1.5 Trillion Baht Transformation

Money, News, Pattaya, Project Management, Sattahip, Thailand
Author : Colin Hasting(Big Chilli) New economic ‘corridor’ will benefit tourism and next-generation industries by David James  MAJOR changes are coming to Pattaya, Rayong and Chachoengsao in a highly ambitious government development project worth some 1.5 trillion baht known as the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). New highways, double-track railways and a comprehensive makeover of existing ports will turn the area known as the Eastern Seaboard into a major economic zone in ASEAN. Some 500 billion baht will be invested in target industries over the next five years, along with 400 billion baht on infrastructure, another 400 billion baht on housing, schools and hospitals, plus 200 billion on “quality tourism.” According to the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board, the Eastern Seaboard is now Thailand’s major industrial production base,…
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