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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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Swedish Consulate in Phuket reaches out with new Facebook page

Swedish Consulate in Phuket reaches out with new Facebook page

September 1, 2014 at 16:11

As the latest Scandinavian authority joining social media platforms, the Swedish Consulate in Phuket has now opened a Facebook page as a new way to reach the public. It is...

Business news »

Scandinavian buyers decry Thai food industry’s actions

Scandinavian buyers decry Thai food industry’s actions

September 1, 2014 at 13:38

A group of importers that includes some of Scandinavia’s largest retailers has publicly criticized the Thai food industry’s response to reports alleging human rights abuses....

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East-West creative types to meet in Helsinki

East-West creative types to meet in Helsinki

August 29, 2014 at 13:19

The Europe-Asia Roundtable Sessions (EARS) in Helsinki from September 4–7, 2014 draws together creative-industry professionals from countries, including Finland, China,...

General News »

Swedish company behind first death related micro-insurance payout in Cambodia

Swedish company behind first death related micro-insurance payout in Cambodia

September 1, 2014 at 16:45

A Swedish micro-insurance company that sells insurances for less than USD 1 a month just made a USD 10.000 payout after a 90 year old woman died from a fall. According to...

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LEGO Building Experience Center in Denmark Built with Giant Bricks

LEGO Building Experience Center in Denmark Built with Giant Bricks

August 28, 2014 at 15:17

Earlier in August, construction of the 12,000-square-meter LEGO experience center in Denmark began with the laying down of the first bricks on what is being called a place...

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