Society of Professional Engineers in Thailand (SPET) Monthly Members Meetings

Society of Professional Engineers in Thailand (SPET) Monthly Members Meeting     An impressive group of professional engineers who meet in the British Club once a month for far ranging discussions from Bangkok’s Mass Transit System to Samut Prakarn’s sewers! SPET meetings are a lively event and open to all club members to attend. This […]

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Cambodia sets age limit for foreign husbands

Cambodia sets age limit for foreign husbands PHNOM PENH, March 16, 2011 (AFP) – Male foreigners over the age of 50 have been outlawed from marrying Cambodian women in the country under new rules designed to crack down on sham marriages and human trafficking, the government said Wednesday. Foreigners who earn less than $2,550 per […]

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Thailand developing dengue vaccine

Thailand developing dengue vaccine Researchers in Thailand say they have developed a prototype vaccine against dengue fever and will conduct further tests with the aim of bringing it to market within a decade. The vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease was jointly developed by scientists from Thailand’s Chiang Mai University, Mahidol University and the government’s National […]

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Last Will and Testament Your Responsibility for the Future

Last Will and Testament Your Responsibility for the Future By: Sebastian H. Brousseau Top of Form When will you pass away? Whether fortunately or unfortunately, none of us really knows for sure and this is the argument for creating a last Will and testament to handle your affairs after death. We all know this, of […]

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Is the new TCN E-newsletter (web linked) losing its appeal compared to the original TCN E-newsletter (PDF layout)?

We recently received an email with the comments below from a TCN reader and ex-work colleague: I thought I give you my personal comment of the new TCN E-newsletter format. Perhaps it can be of some input. Personally I think the new TCN E-newsletter (web linked) is losing its appeal compared to the original TCN E-newsletter (PDF […]

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Move Your Money: The Ins and Outs of Transferring Funds in Thailand

Chad Creveling, CFA & Peggy Creveling, CFA One of the first financial questions foreigners planning to move to Thailand often have is how to transfer money in and out of the country. Luckily, the days of going down to Bangkok’s Chinatown with a suitcase of cash hoping to make a transaction are long over. Today, […]

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Thailand has world’s sexiest student uniform

Student Uniforms The student uniform, once again, has become the center of attention when the Japanese media announced that Thai university uniforms, with its short-sleeve white blouse and short black skirt, as the world’s sexiest student uniform, based on an online survey. The news has caused people in the educational sphere to strike a note […]

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Luang Prabang's laid-back aura is perfect for chilling out – just ask Mick Jagger

by Mayo Martin SO THERE I was at a nightclub called Muang Swa. A live band was well into an all-Thai pop rock set. And the locals were, well, I had no idea what they were doing. It seemed to be a cross between some traditional folk dance and a barn dance. Welcome to Luang […]

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