Thailand: Energy Drink Nation

In a land hooked on cheap energy drinks, a contender seeks Red Bull’s throne. BANGKOK, Thailand — Mongkon Kaewgan is exhausted. On a sidewalk near Bangkok’s busiest commercial district, the spindly 22-year-old is slumped over his electric blue motorbike like a rag doll. Nicknamed “Big,” Mongkon earns loose change zipping passengers through gridlock traffic on […]

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Expats snap up ‘landed properties’ in Singapore

An increasing number of expats are turning away from the traditional apartment or condo to purchase property with land in Singapore. Land is scarce in the city-state of Singapore, but foreigners this year have been eagerly buying so-called “landed properties”. According to new research by property agent Knight Frank, foreigners were responsible for the purchase […]

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A|Club, the worldwide loyalty program, celebrates its second anniversary

A|Club, a worldwide multi-brand loyalty program that is free and 100% Web-based, celebrates its second anniversary with its nearly 5 million members A|Club members earn points in more than 2,000 Accor hotels operating under the Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, ibis, all seasons, Thalassa sea & spa and Adagio brands. Points can also […]

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