Starting on 1 May, new tenant protection regulations will take effect as part of changes to the Consumer Protection Act passed earlier this year. The new Thailand rental laws are designed to help residents avoid potential conflicts with landlords and will provide clearer guidelines on...

In August 2017 we were able to attend a meeting at the Hua Hin Airport where executives from Air Asia presented their proposal to transform the airport into a mini-hub for international travel. What was presented was much more than a plan for flights between Hua...

Amsterdam-based creative workspace pioneer Spaces opened its first location in Thailand at Bangkok’s Summer Hill community mall in the vincinity of BTS Phra Khanong yesterday. The convenient location provides 1,260 square metres of sleek and inspiring office space, including 334 desks and three meeting rooms, said...

The housing market is expected to thrive this year, driven by government spending on megaprojects and growth in tourism and exports. According to Atip Bijanonda, president of the Housing Business Association, the housing market is forecast to end the first quarter with a 5% rise, driven...

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia, is set to fly to Hua Hin, Thailand, with four times weekly direct flights from here, starting May 18. In a statement today, AirAsia said the route, operated on flight code AK, marked the airline's seventh route into Thailand while providing the widest...

Balancing the built environment with quality of life is a daunting challenge, but hopeful signs are emerging in the capital Global urban population growth is expected to skyrocket by 2050 with an anticipated 70% of the world's population living in cities, according to a recent article...

Take the plunge into private ownership as top-tier hospitality brands offer ever-more opulent branded residential options Travellers have long looked towards Asia – with its shimmering azure waters and near-limitless selection of palm-fringed white-sand beaches – in their search for paradise. Intrepid hippies put the area on...

Supalai Plc has won the bid to buy the eight-rai prime site on Bangkok’s Sathorn Road where the Australian Embassy was previously located for 4.6 billion baht, according to its chairman. At this price, the property developer valued the plot, totalling seven rai and 382 square...

This year saw developers in the luxury residential segment compete strategically with their existing products while also coping with a changing resale market. Despite this, domestic stability allowed developers and investors to feel positive about the real estate market in 2017, according to experts. Several luxury...

COMMERCIAL banks are expected to continue to compete for home loans with low lending rates with a view to their year-end performance targets, as the Bank of Thailand (BOT) observes medium-paced growth in home loans that is supported by real demand. It is normal to see...