Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 (2019) (PDPA), approved by the government earlier this year, was published in the Government Gazette on May 27, 2019. Provisions relating to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data will come into force one year after publication….

To celebrate 36 years of purveying Bangkok’s most deliciously authentic Thai cuisine, iconic restaurant Spice Market has unveiled an eye-catching line-up of gastronomic delights. From its tropical garden surrounds in Parichart Court atrium, the restaurant marked the occasion by unveiling a new-look menu and subtle…

Jim Algie was one of the most prominent Canadian journalists based in Bangkok over the past two decades. He has since gotten married and moved back to North America. But in this Q & A, Voyageur looks back at his life and time in Thailand….

The Factory Act (No. 2) B.E. 2562 (2019) and Factory Act (No. 3) B.E. 2562 (2019) were published in Thailand’s Government Gazette on April 30, 2019. These will amend the Factory Act B.E. 2535 (1992). The Factory Act (No. 2) will become effective 180 days…

Scott Whitcomb and his company JOG Athletics make hockey jerseys for some of the most prestigious universities in the United States from a factory in suburban Bangkok. The company was first called Jamcomb after co-founders Jamie Marriott and Scott Whitcomb. They had met while teaching…

On April 29, 2019, the Bank of Thailand issued Notification 4/2562 Re: The Determination of Rules, Procedures, and Conditions for Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending Businesses and Platforms. The notification took effect the following day. The notification lays out a number of guidelines for P2P platform providers…

CanCham proudly presented the “Multi-Chamber Crystal Ball Economic Outlook & Business Luncheon – the year ahead” on January 16, 2019 at the Landmark Bangkok Hotel. This CanCham flagship event saw five leaders in their respective fields look into their crystal balls to provide their perspective…

Three hundred and forty people jammed into the grand ballroom of the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel on February 13th for CanCham’s Women in Leadership “Defining the Next Generation” event, and you had a feeling that it would have been double that if the ballroom had…