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,...
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), Thailand’s anti-corruption agency, has issued a new resource document called “Guidelines on Appropriate Internal Control Measures for Juristic Persons to Prevent Bribery of State Officials, Foreign Public Officials, and Agents of Public International Organizations” (“guidelines”). The guidelines clarify section 123/5...
Dolrawee “Knack” Akarakupt is the Trade Commissioner at Canada’s Bangkok embassy overseeing clean technology sector. Recently, Voyageur had a chance to sit down with her and discuss her work and the possibilities for collaboration between Thailand and Canada in this very important sector. Dolrawee Akarakupt...
Thailand is in the process of reforming laws related to payment systems and services, as well as consolidating several overlapping laws that regulate electronic money businesses, with the National Legislative Assembly approving the new Payment Systems Act in August 2017. The new draft of the...
The hurdles to reaching high levels of vehicle autonomy might be in infrastructure and legislation, but not necessarily in technology development. Magna is proving that by unveiling MAX4, a fully integrated, customizable and scalable autonomous driving sensing and compute platform that can enable up to...
Colin Campbell, CEO Prism Group International So you decided to leave the land of ice and snow and become a Canadian expat. It will not have been an easy decision leaving your friends and family and relocate to Thailand. The sense of adventure and desire...
Carl Nicholas Volschen, new GM at Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok. Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok, Sukhumvit 15, recently appointed Carl Volschenk as its General Manager effective on September 21, 2017. Carl began his journey with hospitality business in 2000 as a Sales Executive at...
Global Village Schools (Thailand) has begun its 4th year of operations. It began as a pre-school and now it is offering an International Programme up to grade 9. The school located on the idyllic, Koh Lanta, now has 50 students registered. The curriculum is compliant...