Malaysia’s advancements in medical tourism

More recent statistics from the Ministry of Health Malaysia showed that within the first five months of 2012, some 236,836 foreign patients travelled into the country for medical care, spending RM200.4 million in total.

Southern conflict puts Thailand 9th in terrorist index

Thailand ranks as the world’s ninth most exposed country to terrorist attacks, according to a report published by a British-based firm specialising in risk management and terrorism insurance.

AOT targets 60 millions travelers by 2016

The Airports of Thailand AOT is expecting to see 60 million visitors traveling through Suvarnabhumi Airport as it is implementing an expansion project to ensure the target will be reached.

Zalora Launches iOS App in Thailand with 20% discount

According to Zalora, the app is currently the top lifestyle app in five countries, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

Suvarnabhumi Airport Expansion planned for 2017

The country’s main international airport has the capacity of accommodating 45 million passengers per year. Now it is handling over 51 million passengers.

ADB report : Developing Asia’s Growth Up to 6.6% in 2013

Rising private consumption and stronger intraregional trade will spur a pickup in growth in developing Asia in 2013 and 2014, as economic activity in the US and Europe remains in the doldrums, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says in a major new report.

Nice Laundry Socks

If you are like us, your dryer has an appetite for gobbling up one of your socks on a weekly basis.  With so many un-matched socks, it’s tough to look fresh.  Enter one of the newest Kickstarter projects: Nice Laundry ($34+).  These colorful designer socks come in packs of six, and are easy on the wallet at around $6 per pair.

Asia led the way for Thai Airways in 2012 and also will in 2013

Airbus forecasts that the Asia-Pacific will dominate the world’s demand for aircraft within the next 20 years, with needs expected to skyrocket to 10,440 jets from today’s 4,300, thanks to growing air travel in the region.