Thailand’s Department of Business Development (DBD) is currently reviewing the possibility of liberalizing five businesses under List 3 of the Foreign Business Act B.E. 2542 (1999) (FBA), which currently restricts foreigners from having ownership of more than 49%. It has been widely reported in the…

Regional Responsibility: South East Asia and other regions based on assigned projects Core Function: Pre and post sales technical support for Sales staff in the region Reports to: Regional Manager of Business Development, South East Asia Location: Bangkok, Thailand     Job Duties: Design of…

Vietnam’s new Law on Cybersecurity was finally adopted by the National Assembly on June 12, 2018, after more than a dozen drafts and wide debate in the business and government sectors. This Cybersecurity Law imposes tremendous obligations on both onshore and, especially, offshore companies providing…

The Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit is excited to introducing high-quality beef from Kyushu, Japan at The District Grill Room & Bar, , starting from 5 June, 2018 until 4 August, 2018. The District Grill Room & Bar features two types of the famous beef from…

Get down to Aqua for all the live action from the football. All the football matches will be shown on our screens in our air-conditioned courtyard from 14 June – 15 July at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Celebrate a quadrennial event featuring the best football-playing…

On May 25, 2018, the new Law on Intellectual Property No. 38/NA, dated November 15, 2017 (the “New IP Law”), was officially published in the electronic Lao official gazette. The New IP Law will be effective 15 days after its publication, replacing the Law on…

The Pattaya Destroyers won the second annual Gulf of Siam Ice Hockey Classic, staged this past weekend at The Rink, on the 5th floor of the Harbor Mall on Pattaya Klang Road. The 4-on-4 competition proved to be a thrilling format for fans and players…

On May 9, 2018, Myanmar’s Ministry of Commerce (MoC) issued Directive 25/2018 (the Directive) permitting 100% foreign-owned companies, and joint venture companies established between Myanmar citizens and non-Myanmar citizens, to conduct retail or wholesale business in Myanmar, provided that they meet minimum initial investment requirements,…

On Sunday, May 13, two Royal Decrees were published in the Thai Government Gazette, addressing matters relevant to cryptocurrencies and digital tokens. These Royal Decrees clarify some longstanding questions about initial coin offerings (ICOs) and related matters. One of the Royal Decrees sets out the…

Carly Hill was the only female player in the Siam Hockey League this past year, and her team, Hertz, won the SHL championship. Carly was far from being the token female in the league; she was one of its best players and a major reason…