Hot on the global co-working trend, Spaces offers Bangkokians flexible working options Amsterdam-based creative workspace pioneer Spaces recently opened its first Thailand location in Bangkok’s Summer Hill community mall at the BTS Phra Khanong. The convenient location provides 1,260sqm of sleek and inspiring office space,…

Parrish Jones is unlike any other tailor store in Thailand; from its bar and barber shop to its 3D body scanning technology and a staff that want to make sure you get clothes that fit, the shop is the ultimate clothing outfit. Jointly owned by…

By Thomas Grimm Perhaps without intention, humans have created numerous sustainability challenges that are threatening our planet and our health. Not the least of these is the ever-increasing toxic world we live in. The solutions to many of these problems are all around us if…

By Dr. Yaowarat Jantree, Internal Medicine Specialist, Medical Clinics, Bumrungrad International Hospital In the past 40 years, the number of adults with hypertension — the medical term for high blood pressure — has nearly doubled, to more than 1.1 billion worldwide. Hypertension is the leading…

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…