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6 held for looting 384-room luxury hotel on Koh Samui

KOH SAMUI police arrested six suspects on the charges of looting a 384-room luxury hotel that was newly-constructed and decorated before the Covid-19 pandemic hit then remained shut as tourism took a downturn, Matichon newspaper said this afternoon (Sept. 5). Mrs. Yomana Poolsawat, the owner of Chaweng Blue Lagoon Hotel, The Teak Wing, in Bophut

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School’s in, face-to-face learning shifts to the home

  EDUCATION throughout Thailand during the last few years of the Covid-19-inspired ‘Zoom Boom’ has largely taken place in a virtual classroom.  But for many, remote learning has not been an effective substitute for face-to-face lessons. Growing frustration by online students and teachers who feel unable to connect in the fragmented and often disrupted cyberspace

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Thai, foreign investors eager to buy hotels in Bangkok, major tourist cities

AS a result of tourism having improved in the first half of this year both Thai and foreign investors are now keen on buying hotels in Bangkok and four key tourist cities, Phuket, Samui, Pattaya and Chiang Mai, with several deals having already been concluded, Matichon newspaper today (July 27). Mr. Phattarachai Thaweewong, research director

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Thailand to offer land ownership to lure wealthy foreigners

  By Reuters and published by The Straits Times  THAILAND will allow foreigners to fully own land for residential use, a government official said on Friday (July 15), seeking to boost its economy by attracting a million new big-spending residents from overseas. Thailand has for decades been a popular expatriate destination for investment, retirement and

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Renowned real estate executive Nigel Cornick launches development partnership in Thailand 

Property expert with THB45 billion track record in completed luxury condominium projects returns to help industry navigate new market challenges and opportunities ONE OF Thailand’s most renowned real estate personalities has established a new development partnership to guide developers and owners through market challenges and allow them to maximise the potential of their assets. Far East Consultants

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Posh residences at The Whiteley in London being launched here soon

BEING launched in Bangkok on June 30, 2022 is the new world-class residences at The Whiteley, in London’s Bayswater, with Savills Thailand giving buyers here the first chance to purchase an apartment in the grand reimagining of the former Whiteleys department store. Designed by world leading architects Foster + Partners, The Whiteley brings together new,

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Bank sells 121 properties at today’s online auction 

THE Government Housing Bank’s hour-long online property auction from noon to 1 p.m. today (May 21) successfully sold 121 properties for a total of 135 million baht, Matichon newspaper said. Mr. Chatchai Sirilai, the bank’s managing director, said the auction, entitled “Find the Home you Desire – Reductions over the Spread of Covid-19″,  took place

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