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    From tropical paradise to busy urban island – Phuket

    By Bill Barnett Phuket’s tourists, expats and property buyers are finding new reasons to head to the Pearl of the Andaman. They’re now spending more time and money seeking out alternative activities in areas other than the famed west-coast beaches. A report says that the island is transforming into a more well-rounded destination as visitors and new residents takes advantage of the Thai island’s expanding air transport infrastructure.

  • 7-11 rolling out facial recognition in its 11,000 Thai stores

    7-11 rolling out facial recognition in its 11,000 Thai stores

    Smile, you’re on camera. Your friendly, neighbourhood convenience store, 7-Eleven store is rolling out facial recognition technology. The Japanese-owned franchise has 11,000 stores in Thailand

  • ‘Srithai Network’ Ponzi scheme victims lost 6 million Baht

    ‘Srithai Network’ Ponzi scheme victims lost 6 million Baht

    Phuket members of a Ponzi scheme named Srithai Network gathered at the Phuket Reporter Club at the Provincial Hall yesterday (February 9) calling for help after claiming they’d lost 6 million Baht. A member of the group, Adithorn Raksamran, says that the head of the chain, Witchuda Yuwapan, in Phuket, invited him and his friends to join the scheme in 2016. “She promised that if I and my friend take shares of the partnership for 19 million Baht, we would get products worth 50 million Baht which means we would get a profit of about 7 million Baht per person within one year, including promotions in the company and flight tickets to go abroad,” said Adithorn

  • The Thai Canal – cutting through the project’s hype

    The Thai Canal – cutting through the project’s hype

    (Photo from mothership.sg) September 11, 2017 was the latest gathering of minds related to the challenges in establishing the much-discussed Kra Canal (now referred to as the Thai Canal) in Bangkok.

  • Phuket investor Allan Zeman to speak about Brand Andara at AMCHAM on Friday

    Phuket investor Allan Zeman to speak about Brand Andara at AMCHAM on Friday

    PHUKET: Leading Asian-based entrepreneur and businessman Allan Zeman talks about his journey developing Andara Phuket into a sought-after brand, and how his investment in Phuket has paved the way for a continuing success story.