JOIN KIS’s INSPIRING COMMUNITY WITH ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE IB DIPLOMA AND THE IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME KIS International School is inviting ambitious students to apply for the coveted IB Diploma academic scholarship, also known as the “One Million Baht Scholarship”, for the academic year...
The Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) has issued Notification No. 2633/Cabinet/MOIC (the “notification”) on November 7, 2017, which abolishes the minimum registered capital requirements for certain foreign investors in Laos. Previously, the MOIC and authorities responsible for business registration adhered to minimum registered...
Ron Hoffmann, former Canadian Ambassador to Thailand (2009-2012) and now Alberta’s Senior Representative to the Asia Pacific Region based in Hong Kong, was in Bangkok recently. He was accompanied by Rob Simmons, the Managing Director of Alberta’s Singapore Office. Voyageur caught up with Ron and...
Photography by Tadamasa Nagayama The Siam Hockey League (SHL), Thailand’s most competitive ice hockey league, started its second season November 12th with a schedule running through to a one-game championship final to be held on March 17th. SHL season two features a title sponsor (the...
Edmonton powers ahead due to its economic diversityEdmonton powers ahead due to its economic diversity While most of Alberta’s economy continues to adjust to lower oil prices, Edmonton’s economy continued to show resilience, even in the face of lower oil prices. As a testament to the...
Derek van Pelt (far right) with teammates on ice n Pyongyang. Most people don’t place a visit to North Korea high on their bucket list, but not Derek van Pelt. Indeed, he was so fascinated by his recent trip to the Hermit Kingdom, where he...
Criterion Asia Recruitment was founded in 2013 by James Vessey, a 25-year veteran of sales and recruitment in Thailand and Asia Pacific.  Since that time, the company has rapidly risen to become one of the leading human resources services firms in Thailand. The company is...
By Bjorn Turmann Bjorn Turmann Several hundred years ago (okay, I’m guessing), two words were put together to form a phrase, a noun, that changed the behaviour of global civilizations. Two words that when used on their own generally garner a much different response: public...
Optimize your digital presence online for the new conversational age. Voice search algorithms will do the rest for you. The travel industry in Asia Pacific should prepare itself to maximize business from voice searches online. Simply optimize your digital online presence by building a reputation,...