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The Thai guesthouse that saved the remote village of Pilok in Kanchanaburi

The Thai guesthouse that saved the remote village of Pilok in Kanchanaburi After her family’s tin mine closed and her husband passed away, Glennis Setabandhu was determined to keep the community together. By John McMahon 25 January 2019 “The roads are not so bad today, but in the rainy season it can be quite difficult,” said Glennis Setabandhu as we waited for a battered truck to slowly make its way down the steep boulder-strewn road. “Sometimes their trucks can’t make it all the way and guests have to… Read more »

Lighthouse Club – Yangon Branch – 30 January 2019 “Time Out Sports Bar”, Novotel Yangon Max, 7 – 9 pm

Lighthouse Club – Yangon Branch – 30 January 2019 “Time Out Sports Bar”, Novotel Yangon Max, 7 – 9 pm Lighthouse Club – Yangon Branch event will be held at the “Time Out Sports Bar @ Novotel Yangon Max”, Pyay Road, Kamayut Tsp, Yangon, Myanmar on 30th January at 7 pm. Thanks to our sponsor HAFELE (Myanmar) Ltd. Thank you. All are welcome. Contact: nawannieaung AT meinhardt.net

Bangkok Lighthouse Club Networking Evening – January 16, 2019 – Radcon (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.

Bangkok Lighthouse Club Networking Evening – January 16, 2019 – Radcon (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. Bangkok Lighthouse members welcome back all and happy new year, please see email flyer for our first event this year, we have moved it to the 3rd week to allow everyone to return from holidays. Please also note annual fees are now due. We are looking forward to seeing all of you show your support for the club Lighthouse Club Networking Evening – January 16, 2019 – Radcon (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.

Society of Professional Engineers in Thailand (SPET) Annual Dinner 2019

Society of Professional Engineers in Thailand (SPET) Annual Dinner 2019 Dear SPET Members, Please find the attached flyer for the 2019 Annual Dinner which will be held at The British Club on 24th January 2019. —- Annual Dinner, 24th January 2019, 18.30hrs at The British Club, Silom Soi 18 Guest Speaker: Cindy Sirinya Bishop will present “#DontTellMeHowToDress” Cindy Sirinya Bishop is a Super Model, Actress, TV Host and Activist who is possibly best known for her role as the host of Asia’s Next Top Model. Cindy is involved… Read more »

Myanmar Electric Power Conference and Exhibition 2019

Myanmar Electric Power Conference and Exhibition 2019 Date: January 17 and 18 Venue: Sule Shangri-la Hotel, Yangon The Electric Power Exhibition and Conference 2019 will showcase the latest products and technologies in the power industry that are much in demand in the region. This event can help you raise your company’s profile and stay ahead in competition in the Myanmar market, which has one of the fastest-growing  power market  in Southeast Asia. The event will give companies a chance to expand business in the country and develop new… Read more »

MYANMAR – EUROCHAM CONSTRUCTION FORUM 2019

MYANMAR – EUROCHAM CONSTRUCTION FORUM 2019 Date:    January 22 Place:    Grand Mercure Yangon Golden Empire EuroCham Myanmar, together with leading European companies represented in the Construction and Infrastructure Advocacy Group, will be organising the EuroCham Construction Forum 2019 event. The forum will feature a diverse outlook on the construction industry in Myanmar covering topics such as:  Infrastructure Development, Heritage Preservation and Building Technology. Expect an insightful overview and discussion on the latest trends from several vital areas of the Myanmar construction sector. The panels will feature leading private… Read more »

Bangkok rises to 90th most costly location for expats – survey

Bangkok rises to 90th most costly location for expats – survey 17 December 2018 Bangkok has risen 32 places and entered the top 100 most expensive locations for the first time, according to the latest cost of living survey published by ECD International. “Over the past five years, Bangkok has climbed more than 80 places. The Thai capital now sits in 90th place in our cost of living rankings. The baht has strengthened in recent years, as the economy has expanded and the political landscape has stabilised. “This… Read more »

Lighthouse Club, Yangon Branch – Xmas Late Lunch – Wednesday 19th December, Brunch Society

Lighthouse Club, Yangon Branch – Xmas Late Lunch – Wednesday 19th December, Brunch Society The Lighthouse Christmas Late Lunch is back so keep the date free for this great event. The event will be held on Wednesday 19th December 2018 at Brunch Society starting at 3pm. You can book a table for your company & bring your friends and colleagues. Strictly limited to 100 persons Tickets are still available, but selling fast. Payments must be made by 30th November 2018. Pay either at the Lighthouse monthly networking event… Read more »

Latest news from Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)

Latest news from Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) Dear TCN You may be interested to know some news concerning the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) : 1.The AIQS International Chapter had their AGM in Dubai, UAE on 19 October 2018 (see photo of AGM). 2.The International Chapter encompass all AIQS members outside of Australia and comprise of Councillors based in Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Thailand and United Arab Emirates. 3.The new Councillor (2018-2019 session) for AIQS International Chapter, Thailand… Read more »

Ross ‘Rhino Neck’ Edgley completes swim around mainland Great Britain

Ross ‘Rhino Neck’ Edgley completes swim around mainland Great Britain Congratulations to Ross ‘Rhino Neck’ Edgley who has become the first person ever to swim around mainland Great Britain. After 1,792 miles of swimming in 157 days, Ross Edgley has entered the record books – again – by becoming the first person in history to swim around the entire coast of mainland Great Britain. An amazing achievement. Watch the last weekly vlog episode here [ https://youtu.be/s4upUa5ABRs ] or enjoy all 24 episodes as i did to watch this… Read more »