Rising land prices in Bangkok's prime residential locations have attracted wealthy people to invest in the luxury condo segment, according to SET-listed developer Major Development Plc (MJD). Managing director Suriya Poolvoralaks said condo demand in Bangkok's prime locations...

Townhouses priced lower than 3 million baht in Greater Bangkok and higher than 3 million along mass transit lines are expected to continue being attractive among homebuyers in 2017. Surachet Kongcheep, associate director of the research department of property consultant Colliers International Thailand, said the two...

While expatriates working in Bangkok provide the biggest demand for rental condominiums in Bangkok's central business district (CBD), Thais are showing an increasing interest in renting, according to JLL, a services firm specialising in real estate. The unresolved traffic problem and growing affluence of the locals...

The Thai tourism industry is expected to continue growing in the second and third quarters of 2017, thanks to an improving domestic economy and an influx of tourists seeking to avoid high-risk countries. Ittirit Kinglake, president of the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT), forecasts the country...

[caption id="attachment_1079" align="alignright" width="466"] Children play on an irregular football field in Bangkok’s Khlong Toei district.[/caption] BANGKOK — A feel-good marketing campaign about Khlong Toei’s non-standard football pitches brought a Thai agency the kingdom’s first Grand Prix at an advertising awards show in Cannes, France. Among 278...

Thai Airways International has been rated among the best airlines in the world by airline review firm Skytrax. Earlier this week Skytrax held its ‘World Airline Awards’ at the Paris Air Show, with Thai Airways claiming the title of World's Best Economy Class, along with awards...

HUA HIN is a relatively small beach city that has long been a popular vacation destination. It has been a vacation destination for predominantly Thai citizens. Its distance from Bangkok (at about 2.5-3 hours’ drive) and good transportation infrastructure placed Hua Hin just far enough away...

Having approved a new Constitution, with campaigning against it being punishable by 10 years in prison, Thailand seems fated to perpetual government by military junta. Even if there is an election in 2017, the prime minister will be appointed by the military, as will...

[caption id="attachment_1032" align="alignright" width="401"] BANGKOK: Foreigners in Thailand will soon be able to apply for a 10 years visa.[/caption] First proposed in November 2016 as a way to promote Thailand as a medical and wellness hub, Thaivisa understands the 10 year visa was this week formally...