Thailand: new home and culture for Russian expats

"Guest workers," a.k.a. foreign immigrants, are the target of sharp-eyed police. If illegal activity is uncovered, the best-case scenario is an imposing fine. The employer in such cases rarely chips in to help cover the hired hand’s unplanned expense. On top of that, wages in Thailand are low. // Yevgeny. Has lived on Ko Samui for 1 year, works in the field of digital marketing. In Krasnodar, he was active in e-commerce

"Guest workers," a.k.a. foreign immigrants, are the target of sharp-eyed police. If illegal activity is uncovered, the best-case scenario is an imposing fine. The employer in such cases rarely chips in to help cover the hired hand’s unplanned expense. On top of that, wages in Thailand are low. // Yevgeny. Has lived on Ko Samui for 1 year, works in the field of digital marketing. In Krasnodar, he was active in e-commerce

Sergey Poteryaev
More and more people are leaving Russia to take up permanent residence abroad. Many choose Thailand as their first foreign abode for its not-too-exotic exoticism: a lot is known about the place.

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