Thailand’s liveability ranking sinks amidst Covid-19 restrictions and environmental concerns
Thai cities have fallen out of the global top 100 most liveable locations for expatriate workers from East Asia, with Bangkok and Chiang Mai placed at 115th and 118th in the latest Location Ratings survey respectively
Bangkok falls 19 places to 49th most expensive location worldwide
Locations reliant on international tourism have seen their rental markets hit especially hard during the pandemic, resulting in some major drops in the rankings. Bangkok has fallen 19 places to 49th, while Hanoi saw a similar drop of 12 places to 81st.
Quantum Hotels & Resorts President on tourism and the hotel industry in the Philippines
John Cole is the President of Quantum Hotels and Resorts. He spoke with The Prospect Group about tourism in the Philippines, the hotel industry in the Makati area of Metro Manila, and the One Pacific Place property.
Bangkok among Asia’s Cities Most At Risk from Climate Change
Bangkok, Dhaka, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Kolkata, Manila, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Yangon have one thing in common. These low-lying or coastal cities are all highly vulnerable to rising sea levels, floods, and other impacts of climate change.
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