By Paul Gambles The 2016 tax changes are about to come into full effect and could be tricky for SMEs which aren’t fully prepared. Wherever you live, running a small business is never easy – I speak from a couple of decades of experience! One…

Petty Officer 1st Class Bryan Grass of the Canadian Embassy and his “EH” Team from the Spartan Race have joined forces with Don Ferguson of Asia Pacific Taekwondo Academy (APTA) to help kids from Father Joe’s Mercy Centre learn the martial art of Taekwondo. Bryan’s…

By Andrew Doherty, Executive Director, Canada-ASEAN Business Council As Thailand prepares for the ASEAN chairmanship in 2019, Canada-ASEAN relations are taking center stage in corporate, academic and political circles on both sides of the Pacific. I recently had the distinct pleasure of speaking on a…

Thailand’s draft Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), which was approved by the Council of State in December 2018, is now under consideration of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), which will appoint an extraordinary committee to consider the details. Once the committee approves the draft, the…

On December 28, 2018, Notifications of the Trade Competition Commission (TCC) related to merger control under Section 51 of the Trade Competition Act, B.E. 2560 (2017) were published in the Government Gazette, coming into effect on the following day. The notifications fix legal definitions for…

Savour national specialties infused with Thai water lilies, from flower to root, at Spice Market, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, from now until 28 February 2019. Chef Warinthorn Sumrithphon, Head Chef at Spice Market carefully prepares a delectable array of local dishes starring a truly Thai…

The Beaver is being relaunched this year as The Caveman Classic and at the url below you can find links to a Player Info Presentation, a Sponsor Info Presentation and the Online Registration form: http://theministryofgolf.wixsite.com/theministryofgolf/caveman This will be a fantastic year, as we return to…

Children’s Day at Mocha & Muffins Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel Saturday 12 January 2019. Celebrate Children’s Day at Mocha & Muffins, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel on Saturday 12 January 2019 from 11.00 am – 3.00 pm. Thailand National Children’s Day is celebrated on the 2nd…

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in sparkling style at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Embrace the spirit of the season with our calendar of traditional and delightful culinary and festive activities and treats. Gather with family and friends to delight in this most wonderful time of the…

CBRE celebrated its 30th anniversary of the opening of the company in Bangkok and Ms. Aliwassa Pathnadabutr, managing director of CBRE Thailand, looks back at the last 30 years of condominium development in Bangkok. “When I first joined the company, which was called Richard Ellis…

Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly passed a new act on December 13, 2018, which will amend the current Labor Protection Act (LPA). The new law will become effective 30 days after its publication in the Government Gazette, which is expected to be in early 2019. The…

Uncertainty is looming the Bangkok residential property market, according to CBRE, an international property consultancy company. Although developers have recently increased their launches of condominiums, sales to Thai buyers have slowed in some locations and are likely to slow further with the coming imposition of…