MPI records 29-month high


MPI records 29-month high

Thailand’s manufacturing production index (MPI) in March reached its highest level in 29 months, increasing by 4.12% year-on-year to 107.73 points, an 8.39% rise from February. The positive results are due partly to the government’s economic stimulus packages and the fact that recent restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 are not affecting the operations…

KAI x GUCCI has landed in Bangkok


KAI x GUCCI has landed in Bangkok

Kai x Gucci has collaborated on the art project “Everywhere”. After setting foot in Korea, the “Everywhere” Artwork has now arrived in Thailand. He will be visiting the iconic places in Bangkok, delighting and bring happiness to the people of Thailand. This is another brand that has been able to create a smile and a…

‘New Normal’ Brings Songkran Festival Fun


‘New Normal’ Brings Songkran Festival Fun

“Water Festival 2021” — meant to be the “new normal”, fun-filled traditional Thai Songkran festival celebrations, will take place in temples in the capital and other major cities. Water Festival 2021 is a collaboration between the Tourism and Sports Ministry, the Culture Ministry, the Royal Thai Navy, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the Tourism Authority of…

Thai-UK pact sets stage for agreement negotiations


Thai-UK pact sets stage for agreement negotiations

Thailand and the UK plan to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a Joint Trade Committee on Commerce and Economic Cooperation, paving the way for a future free trade agreement (FTA) after Brexit. Thailand is the first country in ASEAN to sign an MoU online with the UK after it withdrew from…

Invest in Thailand before economic recovery
Easily receive your rental income


Invest in Thailand before economic recovery  Easily receive your rental income

Thailand property continues to attract foreign buyers  Aliwassa Pathnadabutr, Managing Director of CBRE Thailand, says, “developers from Thailand have recognized that condominium prices in Bangkok and other key cities have become unaffordable for local buyers.” Prior to the pandemic, developers have gradually decreased price points to cater to local purchasing power rather than to rely…

Thailand leading Asia’s shift to e-commerce with 58% rise


Thailand leading Asia’s shift to e-commerce with 58% rise

The number of Thai households shopping online has shot up 58% during the Covid-19 pandemic, which has accelerated the region’s shift to e-commerce. The dramatic rise in households buying online signals a turning point for e-commerce in Asia, says global marketing research firm NielsenIQ. “We have entered the end of the beginning of e-commerce in…

Thailand’s Koh Samui island plans to open in October


Thailand’s Koh Samui island plans to open in October

Thailand’s southern resort island of Koh Samui plans to fully reopen to foreign visitors who are vaccinated and will allow them to skip quarantine from October, 2021. “The island’s economy and infrastructure were built around foreign tourism, and businesses here have been struggling without foreign visitors over the past year,” Mr Ratchaporn Poolsawadee, president of…

Golden Emperor Annual Off-site Goes Virtual


Golden Emperor Annual Off-site Goes Virtual

2020 has been as challenging a year as many of us can remember. Golden Emperor greatly appreciates the support and confidence our clients have in our team the past year. Despite the circumstances forcing us to cancel our annual event, we connected our teams across 12 locations in Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Thailand virtually this year,…

The 2021 MICHELIN Guide Thailand Unveils New Stars, With Sustainable Gastronomy And Culinary Ecosystem In Focus


The 2021 MICHELIN Guide Thailand Unveils New Stars, With Sustainable Gastronomy And Culinary Ecosystem In Focus

Among 28 MICHELIN Stars in total, 1 restaurant promoted to two-star status, plus 2 new entrants and 1 promoted in the one-star rating. Following the recent announcement of Bib Gourmand honorees, Michelin today announced the winners of MICHELIN Star, as well as 3 newly introduced accolades: MICHELIN Green Star, MICHELIN Guide Young Chef Award, and MICHELIN Guide Service…