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The most dangerous countries to drive in

New study rates your chances of dying in a car around the world.   African nations dominate the list of most dangerous countries to drive in the world.   Planning a trip to Namibia or Thailand? If so, you may want to think twice about driving there. New research has determined the countries where you are most likely to die in a car accident. The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute study entitled “Mortality from road crashes in 193 countries: A comparison with other leading causes of death”… Read more »

Lighthouse Club – Yangon Branch – Special Seminar followed by Networking – 30 May 2018

Lighthouse Club – Yangon Branch – Special Seminar followed by Networking – 30 May 2018 Special Seminar followed by Networking – 30 May 2018 – 2nd floor at Sule Shangri-La Hotel, Yangon, 5:45 pm-7 pm & 7-9pm Please note that Marsh (Hong Kong) Limited are holding a special seminar on Construction & Construction Related Insurance in Myanmar. The seminar will take place at the Sule Shangri-La Hotel, 2nd Floor Meeting Room on 30 May starting at 5.45 pm. The duration of the seminar will be approximately one hour… Read more »

ICC / DRBF Dispute Board Workshop – Bangkok, 28 & 29 May 2018

ICC / DRBF Dispute Board Workshop – Bangkok, 28 & 29 May 2018 Dear All CIArb (Thailand) Members, Please kindly find the flyer for the Dispute Board Workshop that will be held on 28 & 29 May 2018 as attached in case you may be interested to attend this event. Thank you. Best regards, Sasiskarn Keerativittayayut FLYER The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Association (สมาคมสถาบันอนุญาโตตุลาการ) Unit 1206 Chartered Square Bldg., 152 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand [   T/F: (662) 267 5424    |    E: info@ciarbthailand.org   | www.ciarbthailand.org… Read more »

Asian countries with highest and lowest unemployment rates

Asian countries with highest and lowest unemployment rates March 23, 2018 Mongolia, Pakistan, Indonesia and Philippines have the highest employment rates in Asia. By contrast, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos post the lowest unemployment rates. Mongolia has the highest employment rate in Asia with 7.3 per cent. The country has seen a poor labour market with a dipping employment rate. Even during the economic boom from 2010-2014 the employment rates remained steady in the country. Pakistan has the second highest employment rate in Asia of 5.9 per cent. The… Read more »

Lighthouse Club Yangon branch networking event – 28 March 2018

Lighthouse Club Yangon branch networking event – 28 March 2018 Please note the Lighthouse Club – Yangon branch event will be held once again at the “The Brunch Society”at Sule Plaza on 28 March at 7 pm. Thanks to our sponsor Asia General Holding Co.,Ltd Thank you. All are welcome

Lighthouse Club Yangon branch networking event – 27 February 2018

Lighthouse Club Yangon branch networking event – 27 February 2018 Lighthouse Club – Yangon Branch -27 February 2018 at “The MiCasa Hotel Apartments”, No.17 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yankin Township, Yangon, 7-9pm Please note that this month’s event will be held on TUESDAY 27th February This month’s Lighthouse Club – Yangon branch networking event will be held at “The MiCasa Hotel Apartments”, No.17 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yankin Township, Yangon, 7 – 9 pm Tuesday, 27 February 2018. Thanks to this month’s sponsor AGS Four Winds. Thank you…. Read more »

Society of Professional Engineers in Thailand (SPET) Monthly Members Meeting – 15th February 2018

Society of Professional Engineers in Thailand (SPET) Monthly Members Meeting – 15th February 2018 SPET Monthly Members Meeting on Thursday 15th February 2018 – Talk on “Process performance improvement through Balance Plus control concept ” By Antti Toivonen Thursday 15th February 2018, 6:30pm at the British Club, Soi 18, Silom Road, Bangkok See Flyer    SPET Flyer 15-Feb 18 by Toivonean-AF

The EDGE Green Building Rating System; Certification Made Easy by John Covello / Development Management Group, Co., Ltd

The EDGE Green building rating system; certification made easy.     [If anybody would like us to publish their article on a construction / engineering subject related to Thailand or its neighbouring countries, please kindly send to us – ED]   “The EDGE organization has looked at the article and they are requesting we post a corrected version to convey information more accurately.”. Below is corrected/revised Article posted on 26 Jan 2018 . EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) is a green building certification system that enables design teams and… Read more »

Proposed Amendments to the Thai Arbitration Act B.E. 2545 (2002) – by Victor Smith

Proposed Amendments to the Thai Arbitration Act B.E. 2545 (2002) – by Victor Smith Dear TCN, You might like to include an article I have written on the new draft Thai Arbitration Act I wrote in November 2017. [If anybody would like us to publish their article on a construction / engineering subject related to Thailand or its neighbouring countries, please kindly send to us – ED]   Kind regards, Victor Smith Charndell Associates Co., Ltd. 4/F, Unit 1402, GP House 572 Soi Ladprao 112 Plabpla, Wangthonglang Bangkok… Read more »

ICC Thailand Arbitration Dinner Talk “Negotiating Arbitration Agreements – The Cost of Compromise”

ICC Thailand Arbitration Dinner Talk “Negotiating Arbitration Agreements – The Cost of Compromise” Dear TCN, I would be most grateful if you could circulate the flyer [ Arbitration Dinner Talk Program 1502181 ] for the ICC Thailand Arbitration Dinner Talk “Negotiating Arbitration Agreements – The Cost of Compromise” that will be held on 15 February 2018. It would be great if interested parties could attend this event. Kind regards, Victor Smith Charndell Associates Co., Ltd. 4/F, Unit 1402, GP House 572 Soi Ladprao 112 Plabpla, Wangthonglang Bangkok 10310 Thailand Tel:… Read more »

Got a minute? Eight interesting facts about time and work

Got a minute? Eight interesting facts about time and work Before the Industrial Revolution, the working week for most people in Britain was dictated by nature’s cycles and the demands of the task at hand. But, as Professor Emma Griffin discovers in Clocking On, the rise of factories turned time into a commodity. Since then, workers have become increasingly unable to escape the clock. 1. Selling the time was once a job – and not all that long ago In the nineteenth century, industrialisation and the development of… Read more »