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Thailand to introduce 10-year visa for skilled workers, investors

Country looks to attract 1 million people from advanced economies

Thailand hopes to bolster competitiveness by introducing a long-term visa for skilled foreign workers and investors.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thailand will introduce a 10-year visa in September to attract skilled workers and investors, a move aimed at bringing in one million people from Japan and other advanced economies over the next five years.

The introduction of the long-term visa is designed to make key sectors like automobile, electronics and biotechnology more competitive.

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