Bangkok retains Leading Mastercard Travel Destination Title for 2017

Travel and tourism in Asia Pacific is showing no signs of slowing down, with the region dominating visitor arrivals once again, according to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017

Road casualties are wasting 6% of Thailand’s GDP

The TDRI research team found that Thailand wasted approximately 545 billion baht a year in road casualties during 2011-2013, accounting for 6% of the country’s annual GDP.

Thailand seeks to boost market share of Medical tourism in Asia

The Thai government is looking towards newer markets, such as China, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, to take advantage of the growing affluence in those countries and the rising demand for professional health care.

Thailand ratifies Montreal Convention 1999 for protection of passengers

The increasing number of countries ratifying MC99 in Asia, including Indonesia (2017) and The Philippines (2015), is indicative of the significant growth and importance of aviation in the region.

Thailand’s economic growth set to accelerate

Solid growth in exports, combined with a gradual improvement in domestic demand, has prompted an upward revision of Thailand’s economic outlook by the central bank.

The Shinawatra Season 2

“History does not repeat it stutters” Karl Marx once said, but obviously he had never lived in Thailand.

Five of the 10 most expensive cities for expats are in Asia

Five of the 10 costliest places in the world for expatriates are…

Why Southeast Asia may be the Best Place to Launch Your Startup

More and more investors are flocking to the Southeast Asia region from around to capitalize on the growing entrepreneurial activity and local talent.