Normally, we reserve these pages for all things Canadian, but as  Arto Artinian, Armenia’s Honorary Consul in Thailand (the country’s closest embassy is in Delhi) is a TCCC member we thought we’d take a look at Armenia, its history and its ties with Thailand.

Etihad lunched 7 Day Sale promotion, on sales until 22 May with more destinations to the USA. Please kindly distribute to TCCC database.

By Duncan Worthington, Infinity Communications Four days of great sailing in the Gulf of Thailand came to a close with the final day of the 2013 Top of the Gulf Regatta producing some top sailing. Held at Ocean Marina Yacht Club, Pattaya, the ninth edition…

Simon Birkett is this month’s winner of the Siam Wheels photo contest. He describes the journey where he took this thus, “The road to Mae Sariang from Thoen passes through Li and Hot and offers something for every biker; tight twisties in the pass near…

The Canada Day Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the annual Canada Day party will be celebrated at the British Club on Saturday, June 22, 2013.  The event marks Canada’s 146th birthday and the 24th year that Canada Day has been celebrated in Bangkok.

In mid-April at a TCCC luncheon presentation given at the Eastin Grand Hotel on Sathorn Road Joshua Montei, a Fulbright Public Policy Fellow delivered a talk on transportation-oriented equity and development in Bangkok and throughout the country. Joshua talked about how transportation impacts the quality…

Kristen Evelyn Rossi, owner of Travel Easy Asia and the author of Maid in Thailand shares some insight into the domestic challenges of expat life in the preface of her new book that launched in December of last year. Attachments Voyageur P 14 (223 kB)

What is the CBR?   The Central Blood Register (CBR) is a voluntary register for people willing to donate Rhesus Negative blood in the event of an emergency. The CBR aims to help coordinate between the demand, donors and the Thai Red Cross blood bank….

Mark Carney will offer his last major economic forecast as Bank of Canada Governor today while probably keeping interest rates where they’ve been since September 2010 and signaling his replacement will also have little need to act. Read more in this story from Bloomberg. 

Bob Merrigan, Vice-President of Property Services for Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, Asia-Pacific division, talks to Voyageur about the growth of the Bangkok Rugby Tens.

By Sailom C. How many times have you participated in an event that touched your heart and allowed you to feel as if you had just helped to significantly change someone’s life? As you reflect on this thought, you’ll probably agree such events are very…

When contemplating an opening line for this year’s Great Canadian BBQ article, two people come to mind, Bruce Willis and Frank Sinatra. After a more detailed assessment, I decided on the safer Sinatra option: