Artikel tagged “homes”

  • Pattaya faces a condo oversupply

    Pattaya faces a condo oversupply

    Last year, Pattaya saw 10,239 condominium units launched with a combined worth of 55 billion bHT (USD1.7 billion), a huge jump from JUST 2,192 units in 2017. Phattarachai Taweewong, the Senior Manager of Collier’s research department, told Bangkok Post that a large portion of the homes remain unsold due to the massive supply last year, The research department’s research showed that new condo developments in the city should not exceed 5,000 units as more than 12,000 units remain unsold

  • Some Chinese tourists are ‘illegal workers’ – Filipino Senator claims

    Some Chinese tourists are ‘illegal workers’ – Filipino Senator claims

    by Philippine Daily Inquirer – Asia News Network Tens of thousands of Chinese from mainland China are entering The Philippines as tourists and obtaining short-term special permits to work in online gambling operations. At a hearing of the Senate labor committee, Sen.

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    Embrace ‘slow travel’ this Vegetarian Festival

    PHOTOS: Airbnb Airbnb’s tips to travelling well, eating clean and supporting local farming communities… Thailand’s Vegetarian Festival is one of the country’s largest and most colourful annual festivals attracting locals and international travellers each year. A festival about spirituality and food, at its core is the cleansing of mind and body – a common theme amongst travellers today

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    Heavy rains leave provinces on flood alert

    Tropical storm Bebinca has now moved westwards into Myanmar as it continues to weaken but it’s left a trail of floods behind as home and farmland across the the north and north-east as rivers and canals swelled with the heavy rains. Around Petchaburi the situation is still perilous for residents in the wake of the Kaeng Krachan Dam. In Chiang Rai, a large section of a half-completed flood barrier along Lam Nam Kham canal in Tambon Mae Kham, Mae Chan district, collapsed, inundating 230 homes in four villages with floodwater up to a metre deep

  • Phetchaburi dams poised to overflow today

    Phetchaburi dams poised to overflow today

    PHOTOS: The Nation Dams in the western region of Phetchaburi province are rapidly filling up due to continuing heavy rain with the situation at Kaeng Krachan Dam now at critical levels. The reservoir reached maximum capacity last night (Sunday). The provinces of Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Kanchanaburi have been to told to brace for floods, as the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) issued a warning yesterday that most of the dams were nearly full from continuous rain.

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    Huge rally in Chiang Mai protesting judges’ homes on Doi Suthep mountain

    PHOTO: Chiang Rai Times Around 1,000 people have rallied in Chiang Mai yesterday to protest the homes being built for Thai judges on forested land on Doi Suthep mountain. The protest is one of the largest protests against the government ever staged.

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    Rohingya boat people land in Thailand

    By Supalak Ganjanakhundee A boat carrying 56 Rohingya landed before dawn yesterday in an area between Koh Ha and Koh Lanta in Krabi province, local officials said, adding that 19 children were onboard.

  • “Hello Alexa, read me the latest technology news.”

    “Hello Alexa, read me the latest technology news.”

    by Ben Hobbs, H3 Digital, Cherngtalay Starting with Apple’s Siri, released back in 2011, and followed by Google Now in 2013 on Android, smart phone users became accustomed to talking to smart devices with their voice. Sure, it feels a bit strange at first but once you got over the psychological hurdle of talking to your phone, instead of into it, we took it as granted as one more weapon in the smart phones arsenal

  • Phuket earthquake victims receive government payout

    Phuket earthquake victims receive government payout

    PHUKET: Residents in Phuket’s Srisoonthorn subdistrict whose homes were damaged by the April 16 earthquake received payouts from the government yesterday to assist in repairing their living quarters.