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Thailand – Working – Labour Law – Work Permits latest

Thailand – Working – Labour Law – Work Permits latest Phuket Law: Working without a work permit now possible (Part 1) The general rule is that someone who is not a Thai citizen must obtain a work permit if he or she wants to work in Thailand. Recently, however, Thailand has made a few significant exceptions to this general rule, as well as, some other notable changes to the foreign work permission regimen. Read more at https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-law-working-without-a-work-permit-now-possible-67692.php#srY1eDGykZTsR7QF.97 Phuket Law: Royal Decree blows work permits wide open (Part 2)… Read more »

This Airline Was Just Voted the Best in the World for the 4th Time

This Airline Was Just Voted the Best in the World for the 4th Time 17 July 2018 More than 20 million travelers voted in Skytrax’s 2018 2018 World Airline Awards, and the clear winner for world’s best airline was once again Singapore Airlines. The awards ask respondents to rate a total of 335 airlines on a scale of one to five based on categories like cabin service, airport assistance, and onboard offerings. Singapore Airlines, which has ranked as the best airline in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards… Read more »

CIArb-Thailand pleased to welcome 3 new Fellows

CIArb-Thailand pleased to welcome 3 new Fellows CIArb-Thailand is pleased to announce and welcome three new Fellows (FCIArb) to our Branch all of whom completed their Fellowship requirements in International Arbitation  (the Accelerated Route to Fellowship assessment course, Award Writing Examination, and Peer Interview) over the past two years here in Thailand. Weeraya, Kay Kian, and Bhavish were formally awarded their CIArb Diplomas in International Arbitration and successfully completed their peer interviews on Friday, 6 July 2018. Source: http://ciarbthailand.org/news/?p=205

Vietnam versus Thailand as an expat retirement destination

Vietnam versus Thailand as an expat retirement destination Southeast Asia is now one of the most popular destinations for retirees looking to expand their horizons whilst benefiting from a relatively low cost of living. The two favourites, Thailand and Vietnam, both offer the year-round warm to hot weather Britons can only dream of, and American snowbirds find the solution to long, dark winter days in their home country as well as an established expat community to enjoy. Both countries provide a comfortable lifestyle as well as a good… Read more »

Dusit Thani – A Bangkok Landmark bids farewell

Dusit Thani – A Bangkok Landmark bids farewell 13 June 2018 Located at the corner of Silom and Rama IV Roads, the Dusit Thani will soon be torn down to make way for a new development ONCE THE leading – not to mention tallest – hotel in Thailand’s capital, the Dusit Thani Bangkok Hotel has always been a venue of choice among the Thai elite for fine dining, entertainment and wedding receptions. Famous for its illustrious design and five-star Thai-style hospitality services, over the years it has become… Read more »

Bangkok among the cheapest cities for expats to relocate to, new study claims

Bangkok among the cheapest cities for expats to relocate to, new study claims Bangkok has been ranked among the cheapest cities in the world for expats to relocate to, according to a new study. The study, conducted by furnished apartment search engine site Nestpick, analysed the initial costs involved in moving to 80 of the most in demand cities from around the world. Costs included visa fees, food, transport, rent, phone and internet for the first month of relocation. The study found that a move to Bangkok costs… 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