Singapore still tops with expats: HSBC Expat Explorer website

An online survey conducted by HSBC Bank has ranked Singapore as the top overall destination for expatriates, with South-east Asian countries also faring strongly – for those without children, that is. The results, released on Monday, canvassed more than 3,500 expats in 31 countries. Factoring in three criteria – economics, experience and raising children abroad […]

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The Thailand floods: Can force majeure excuse your liability?

Force majeure is an event that occurs beyond your reasonable control or anticipation. When that event prevents you from performing your contractual obligations, you are ordinarily released from liability for damages caused by that breach. The rationale is that it would not be just to blame you for breach of contract when the contract became […]

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What do you look for in a Construction & Engineering website?

In putting together http://thailand-construction.com website, it is an assumption of what I believe people are interested in and looking for on the web in a Construction & Engineering website upon Thailand – I guess it mirrors what I look for on the web, that is Jobs, News, Events, etc. Currently THE most popular sections of […]

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How to attract Thai Nationals to Thailand Construction News (TCN) – welcome your ideas

(1) Thailand Construction News (TCN) E-Newsletter, (2) the http://www.Thailand-Construction.com website and now (3) the Thailand Construction News LinkedIn Group are all aimed at construction and engineering professionals working in or with an interest in Thailand. To the best of my knowledge, http://www.Thailand-Construction.com website ranks in the top 10 in Google for searches of Thailand + […]

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CIArb survey into the ‘Costs of International Arbitration’

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) recently carried out a survey from November 2010 to June 2011 into the ‘Costs of International Arbitration’. The survey was completed by completed by lawyers and international arbitrators from five continents. Information on 254 international arbitrations conducted between 1991 and 2010 was considered to be useful for statistical analysis. […]

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Thailand Construction News Featured Book “Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures: A Vocabulary of Transparency”

We wish to bring your attention to an old work colleague of Quantity Surveying Consultants Ltd and his new and very interesting book. Back in the 2000’s, one of the biggest projects in Thailand was the new Bangkok international airport, known as Suvarnabhumi International Airport Bangkok. Quantity Surveying Consultants Ltd was employed for three years […]

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Thailand Construction News Featured Book "Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures: A Vocabulary of Transparency"

We wish to bring your attention to an old work colleague of Quantity Surveying Consultants Ltd and his new and very interesting book. Back in the 2000’s, one of the biggest projects in Thailand was the new Bangkok international airport, known as Suvarnabhumi International Airport Bangkok. Quantity Surveying Consultants Ltd was employed for three years […]

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Best construction and engineering websites for construction and engineering professionals

These days there are just so many construction and engineering websites around that it can be frustrating to find your way to the better websites. To help you, we have compiled what we believe are some top websites to begin your search. The ones we have listed are UK construction and engineering websites sites, but […]

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