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  • Celebrating a bygone era at Eastern & Oriental Hotel’s new Victory Annexe

    With its brand new resurrected Victory Annexe (based on its 1930’s predecessor) the expanded legendary Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang (E&O Hotel) pays homage to a bygone era with stronger emphasis than ever before – precisely because of its combination of the Heritage Wing combined with this flagship addition. Housing [...]

    Celebrating a bygone era at Eastern & Oriental Hotel’s new Victory Annexe
  • Putahracsa – the perfect Hua Hin escape

    As one of Thailand’s oldest and most popular beach getaways, the seaside resort town of Hua Hin has been welcoming Thais and foreigners alike for years. Situated just 200 kilometers southwest of Bangkok, Hua Hin was first popularized in the 1920s by King Rama VII who saw it as the [...]

    Putahracsa – the perfect Hua Hin escape
  • Truly escape with Centara Chaan Talay Resort & Villas Trat

    There are ‘getaways’ and then there are those really true escapes – meant to reach as much away from urban intensity as one possibly can. And there’s no denying that this takes a bit of effort in densely populated Thailand. Local citizens and expatriates embarking on weekend trips out of [...]

    Truly escape with Centara Chaan Talay Resort & Villas Trat
  • Thailand Expat Guide 2014 – Out Now!

    Thailand Expat Guide 2014 is the second edition of the popular booklet. Packed with practical and useful information, the guide remains an indispensable primer for newcomers and a versatile tool for long-term residents who live and work in Thailand. Like its predecessor, Thailand Expat Guide 2014, intended as a help [...]

    Thailand Expat Guide 2014 – Out Now!
  • Business travellers’ interaction and relaxation at Capri by Fraser

    Suite meets apartment. Life meets style. Lobby meets leisure. With the Hotel Residence experience Capri by Fraser, being on the road can be something to look forward to for business travellers. As one’s needs changes on impulse or based on a client request or unexpected matters in the schedule, there [...]

    Business travellers’ interaction and relaxation at Capri by Fraser
  • Anantara and Elephant Parade to bring the world’s largest open air art exhibition to Bangkok in 2015

    To give Bangkok a taste of Elephant Parade 2015, Anantara will showcase ten of the elephants at the 13th Annual King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament which will be held at the Siam Polo Park at VR Sports Club in Bangkok from August 27th – September 1st, 2014. Anantara Hotels Resorts and Spas [...]

    Anantara and Elephant Parade to bring the world’s largest open air art exhibition to Bangkok in 2015
  • IKEA New Products Bring Extra Colour and Light Indoors

    IKEA’s new product releases will make a colourful difference in homes and condos of all sizes. “When the weather turns wet and gloomy like it is now, there’s no better time to brighten up the home with new furnishings and accessories,” said Lacia Sherlock, Store Manager, IKEA Bangna. She added, [...]

    IKEA New Products Bring Extra Colour and Light Indoors
  • The head-turning, subtly elegant Volvo XC60

    Volvo in Southeast-Asia showcases the 2014 edition of its best-selling model, the XC60 and highlights its upgrades in comparison to previous editions. The XC60 passed the 500,000 units sold mark in April 2014. It has taken the model only little over half a decade to reach this milestone. This car [...]

    The head-turning, subtly elegant Volvo XC60
  • Cartoon Network Amazone Water Park soon to open

    In August 21014, a lucky few will be offered to test the world’s first Cartoon Network-themed water park that is about to open in Bang Saray south of Pattaya on Thailand’s east coast on 5.6 hectars of land. The water park – Cartoon Network Amazone  – has been modeled after the [...]

    Cartoon Network Amazone Water Park soon to open
  • BoConcept opens its first furniture store in Thailand

    The Danish furniture chain BoConcept has opened the first store in Thailand at Bangkok’s Siam Paragon shopping mall. BoConcept, headquartered in Herning, Denmark, is a Danish designer and manufacturer of sleek modern design furniture, with an emphasis on fashion and functionality. It has approximately 300 stores around the world. BoConcept [...]

    BoConcept opens its first furniture store in Thailand

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Noisy Norwegians shakes up Bangkok

Noisy Norwegians shakes up Bangkok

August 25, 2014 at 15:38

Norwegian band Staer and the Norwegian-French duo Black Packers put the ears of Bangkokian concert goers and venue neighbors on a test with deafening feedback and a journey...

  • Wake up to Rayong
    Wake up to Rayong

    Your next weekend out of town should go to VIP Chain Resort and Sea Sand Sun Resort in Rayong. With prices starting...

    August 17, 2014 at 17:45
  • SilkAir to Offer Preferred Seat Selection
    SilkAir to Offer Preferred Seat Selection

    SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, now offers customers travelling on Economy Class the choice of...

    August 8, 2014 at 21:09
  • The opening of Bangkok Hospitals first mental treatment and recovery center was well attended, with representatives from the Finnish, Danish, British, American, Japanese and Norwegian embassies.
    Bangkok Hospital opens its first psych ward

    In a large luxury hotel like lobby, Bangkok Hospital officially opened its doors to mental patients for the first...

    August 2, 2014 at 13:48

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Swede arrested for ATM skimming in Chiang Mai

August 26, 2014 at 17:04

Thai police have caught two ATM skimmer suspects – a Swedish man and a Filipino – in Chiang Mai’s Muang district along with 500 fake electronic cards. Thai...

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Telenor is confronting child labour in Myanmar

August 26, 2014 at 17:20

Telenor has found 19 confirmed and suspected cases of underage labourers in its supply chain as part of its ongoing sustainability initiatives, according to Telenor Myanmar...

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IOGT picks Thailand as venue of first ‘clean living’ conference in Asia

IOGT picks Thailand as venue of first ‘clean living’ conference in Asia

August 26, 2014 at 15:57

The International Organisation of Good Templars (IOGT), headquartered in Stockholm, has chosen Thailand as the venue of its first congress in Asia, to be held in the beach...

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Jellyfish warning issued after the death of a 5 year old

August 26, 2014 at 17:25

Koh Pha Ngan authorities have warned people to beware of box jellyfish after a French boy died on Saturday shortly after being stung while swimming at a beach of this resort...

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Telenor study: Thais, Malaysians among savviest smart phone users

Telenor study: Thais, Malaysians among savviest smart phone users

August 25, 2014 at 12:04

A Telenor Group study has revealed that young mobile Internet users in Malaysia and Thailand are among the most smartphone-savvy in the world. Known as ‘digital frontrunners’,...

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