By Paul Gambles It seems like every time I read the newspaper or watch the news at the moment, all I see is the latest on the China-US trade war. This story becomes particularly annoying when a non-expert journalist attempts to explain what’s happening and…

By Kiratika Poonsombudlert, Associate, Chandler MHM Limited In today’s business climate, the most time-efficient way to kick-start your company’s growth is no doubt by way of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Until recently, Thai law did not impose any hurdles to market consolidation in most sectors. However,…

Daniel Galler, the Director of Business Development for Adastra Business Consulting, recently dropped into CanCham’s Bangkok office to bring us up to speed on the company’s activities and plans in Thailand. Background First, a little background on the company. With 12 offices around the world,…

CanCham Thailand would like to express its best wishes to King Rama X, H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua, on the auspicious occasion of his first birthday following his Coronation last May.

Bangkok’s Land of Smiles ice hockey tourney marks its 25th anniversary this fall and organizer Scott Whitcomb is hoping 35 teams will compete in the tournament, which has become a “must attend” event for recreational hockey players in the region. First some background: the original…

On July 12, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar issued Notification 1/2019 which announced that foreign entities and individuals will be permitted to invest in the shares in Myanmar companies listed on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX). Ownership will undoubtedly be restricted at…

On May 29, 2019, three new acts were published in the Government Gazette to update existing laws and introduce new regulations relating to the protection and conservation of the environment. These laws will come into effect on November 25, 2019, and the implementation of all…

By Shamez ‘Mez’ Lalji The 25th anniversary addition of the Mekong Cup was held in Bangkok on February 15th & 16th. Asia’s longest-running ball hockey tournament lived up to its hype continuing the long-standing tradition of competitive play, comradery and celebration coupled with the gala dinner and awards…