The Cascade Club is a large and luxurious health and social club for adults. It was conceived to fulfil its members’ needs of developing and maintaining a healthy urban lifestyle. In turn, membership is viewed as a small but important investment to combat the rigours…

If every major hotel in Bangkok has its own special characteristic then landscaping must be what sets the Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa apart from its competitors. Eleven acres of lush gardens, pools and lily pads give it a verdant presence that no other…

Ambassador Ron Hoffmann has spent two decades in government service. If you want a crash course on how government works, there probably isn’t a better man to ask. Starting out as a parliamentary intern, he has now had six foreign postings, including ambassadorships to Afghanistan…

That might seem like an innocuous expression to most, but it was those very words that made a 13-year-old Alex Mavro determined to speak Thai. He had been in Bangkok for eighteen months and had refused to learn Thai, longing to return to Vietnam, a…

If you’re in the business of selling to large organizations or governments, you know exactly how difficult and time-consuming it can be to work your way through the bureaucracy and reach the right decision-makers. The task is even more challenging if you’re targeting foreign governments. How…

The Investment Cooperation Program (INC) provides support to Canadian businesses making responsible investments in developing countries. In 2011-12, it contributed $3.9 million toward the cost of feasibility studies, technology transfers, and the planning and implementation of human resources and environmental plans related to such investments….

Businesses, like explorers, know that there are many paths through the jungle to success. But there are also many traps along the way that can jeopardize any international business venture.

By Yuen Pau Woo and Erin Williams During June 2011, Canada held its annual dialogue with the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a process for which Thailand is serving as the main liaison. The Canada-ASEAN Dialogue is a chance for all the dialogue…

CANADA cannot afford to ignore ASEAN and will need to relay on the Canadian business community in Thailand to play an integral part of Canada’s overall engagement, H.E. Mackenzie Clugston, Ambassador to ASEAN, says. ASEAN integration has been proceeding at a steady and sustained pace…