Six Senses takes off with flight perks

Six Senses, the international luxury resort and spa developer and manager, is gearing up to expand its private flight services and facilities at its flagship property on Thailand‘s fourth largest island. The Soneva Kiri resort’s Cessna Grand Caravan descends to the Koh Kood airfield off the coast of Trat. The company is acquiring a second […]

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Bangkok-Nong Khai high-speed train project to be completed late 2015

Bangkok-Nong Khai high-speed train project to be completed late 2015 A high-speed train project, a planned joint investment project between Thailand and China, which will link between the Thai capital and Nong Khai province bordering Laos is expected to be completed in late 2015, said Supoj Saplom, permanent secretary for Thai Transport Ministry. Mr Supoj […]

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Thailand rates highly in expat survey

Thailand‘s friendly factor figures highly among expatriates planning to relocate to other countries, according to the Expat Explorer 2010 online survey sponsored by HSBC Bank International. Friendly attitude of the people towards foreigners is lauded by the expatriate community. Conducted by a third-party research firm between April and June, the survey of 4,127 expats from […]

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JEC Thailand Awarded Contract for Mega Bangna

Jardine Engineering Corporation (JEC) Thailand is pleased to announce that it has won the contract to supply, install and commission a comprehensive set of backbone building operation systems at the new Mega Bangna shopping complex in Bangkok. Mega Bangna is South East Asia’s first low-rise regional mall and will have a total building area of […]

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AoT claims contractor fails to cool terminal

New row hits airport over temperatures Another contractor at Suvarnabhumi airport is feeling the heat of legal proceedings for allegedly failing to comply with its contractual obligations. The board of Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) yesterday ordered final negotiations to be held with a joint venture company to meet its obligations to supply chilled water […]

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Daily aspirin dose 'for everyone over 45'

Everyone aged over 45 should consider a small daily dose of aspirin to help protect themselves against heart disease and cancer, a panel of experts suggested yesterday. Evidence is building that the benefits for many healthy middle-aged and older people “far outweigh” the side effects, according to the academics. In particular, individuals at higher risk […]

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