Hot! Phuket Cracks Down on Russian Businesses

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Phuket begins a crackdown on foreign businesses this week, beginning in the north with Russian-owned operations. Local officials will conduct raids in the northern Thalang district, targeting foreigners working illegally or using “Thai nominees to open businesses,” reports Phuket News.

Phuket Vice Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtadasaid said the raids are a result of complaints from Thais who claim “Russians are stealing their jobs.”

“We will not only check their work permits, but also check that the workplace address cited in their work permits matches the place where they are working,” said Vice Governor Chamroen.

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Chaninat and Leeds has decades of experience in both Thai and inernational cases of labor law. 

He is also asking for monthly meetings to check the status of the operation’s progress.

Read the full article here.


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