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Successful training starts with Why
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 06:38:00 +0700

Have you ever attended a meeting or event and asked yourself. “Why am I here?” You may have thought that the topic was interesting, but you have more important things to do. Your people often feel this way about the development opportunities that land on them.

Mice scurry back to Thailand
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 06:36:00 +0700

Tourism has flourished since Thailand fully reopened in the second half of last year.

Bangkok is still sinking, and fast!
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 06:01:00 +0700

Getting Bangkok ready for the consequences of climate change is crucial for saving this megacity from being submerged under rising sea levels, climate experts say.

Baht hits high-value products
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 05:45:00 +0700

High-value industrial products with few imported raw materials such as rubber products, canned and processed seafood, gems and jewellery are expected to be the hardest hit as the baht strengthens, according to the planning unit of the Commerce Ministry.

Chinese travel companies resume full operations
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 05:32:00 +0700

Chinese travel agencies will today resume outbound group tours to 20 countries including Thailand, following the relaxation of rules governing personal foreign travel at the beginning of the year.

Customs clarifies inspection policy
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 04:40:00 +0700

Customs Department deputy director-general Phantong Loykulnanta has emphasised customs officials will not conduct personal inspections of arriving foreign tourists at airports, even if they are carrying or wearing multi-million-baht personal items.

Online scammers in the crosshairs
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 04:26:00 +0700

Picking up a phone call from a stranger or downloading a malicious app can make life miserable for people who fall prey to call centre gangs or online scammers who have developed several tactics to fleece victims.

PPRP to enter poll 'battle' mode
Mon, 06 Feb 2023 04:16:00 +0700

The Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) has chosen Pomprap Sattruphai district as the location for its campaign debut in Bangkok, which will kick off on Valentine's Day.

Police spread dragnet over macau888 gambling site
Sun, 05 Feb 2023 18:06:00 +0700

Police sought an arrest warrant for another key suspect believed to be behind the online gambling site macau888, and searched a luxurious condominium and an entertainment place with a suspected connection to the illicit business.

Deadline nears for 'little ghosts'
Sun, 05 Feb 2023 07:07:00 +0700

The Ministry of Labour on Saturday urged undocumented Thai workers, or "little ghosts", in South Korea to report to Korean immigration authorities before a Feb 28 deadline so they can have an opportunity to return to the country and work legally under a special programme.

Travel News

Sky-high luxe at the Rosewood Phnom Penh
Sun, 05 Feb 2023 16:25:00 +0700

There is something to be said about countries like Cambodia, which have gone through deep periods of darkness only to emerge from them with grace and the will go on. Covid, be damned or so the busy streets of Phnom Penh would say. And nothing stands in the way of this testament more than the city's first skyscraper, rising 188 metres above the Cambodian capital, where the Rosewood Phnom Penh is...

Month of love destinations
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:11:00 +0700

Why celebrate the month of love at home? Now that the world has re-opened, it’s time to spread your wings and love. Instead of one day of romance, take a few days off and head to these locations for lasting memories.

Avios upgrade
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 06:05:00 +0700

Members of Qatar Airways Privilege Club can now collect and spend Avios points at almost 200 outlets at Hamad International Airport in partnership with Qatar Duty Free. In another innovation, passengers at all departure points will be rewarded with Avios points upon check-in which will be credited up to 120 minutes before flight departure.

Winter wonderland
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 05:23:00 +0700

Besides famous cities like Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, the northernmost prefecture of Japan known as Hokkaido is a top tourist attraction, especially for those who enjoy the chilly winter season and sports. It is known for its volcanoes, natural hot springs and ski areas. There are many renowned ski resorts in Sapporo and around Hokkaido, but Niseko is one of the most popular ones.

Grab sees foreign users surge in Thailand
Wed, 01 Feb 2023 04:54:00 +0700

Super-app Grab reported a 45% surge in foreign users of its ride-hailing service in Thailand between the second and third quarters of last year, reflecting a recovery of tourism in the country.

GO! Hotel Bowin eyes bleisure market
Wed, 01 Feb 2023 04:00:00 +0700

GO! Hotel Bowin, a premium budget hotel in Chon Buri under real estate developer Central Pattana Plc, is now offering full services to both business and leisure visitors, and is targeting fast-growing groups such as staycation travellers, those on a workation, and digital nomads.

The joy of being
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 04:30:00 +0700

The Maldives might seem an unlikely place to go on a spiritual and wellness retreat. Though, when you think of it, the place is made up of atolls, surrounded by water, and water is an essential part of being human.

Chiang Mai ranked safest city in SE Asia
Sun, 29 Jan 2023 16:45:00 +0700

A website has ranked the northern city of Chiang Mai the safest in Southeast Asia - and No 32 in the entire world - according to a government spokesman.

Scenic train routes in Thailand
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 19:03:00 +0700

Trains allow you a slower pace of life, time to look out the windows and enjoy the journey you're on, a front-row seat to different sceneries. Whether you're a train buff or just looking for a new way to explore Thailand, here's a list of the most scenic railway routes and stations, most being destinations in their own right. Of course, they work as pitstops for photogenic content along the way.

So about time – Soho House Bangkok has arrived
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 05:00:00 +0700

The pleasure of seeing a full room of people connecting and having a good time is what drove Nick Jones to open the first Soho House social club on London's Greek Street in 1995.

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