Artikel tagged “markets”

  • Top Five things to consider if you’re buying a condo in Thailand

    Top Five things to consider if you’re buying a condo in Thailand

    Not quite a Top Ten but some good straight-talking about buying condominiums in Thailand from Desmond Hughes from Hughes Krupica … One of the most commonly read or spoken summary of foreign ownership of property in Thailand is along the lines of “Foreigners can buy a foreign freehold condominium in their name”. At this sentence, many foreign investors switch off, and assume that the rest of the detail provided by the author may be legal mumbo jumbo or a thinly veiled attempt to win their business.

  • The Top 10 news stories for Thailand in 2018

    The Top 10 news stories for Thailand in 2018

    There are two Top Ten lists for the most popular stories of 2018. This list is voted by The Thaiger as Thailand’s most influential or important stories. We will also have the list of the stories YOU clicked on the most – coming next week

  • OPINION – The devil is in the detail. Phuket tourism.

    OPINION – The devil is in the detail. Phuket tourism.

    “Last year Phuket International Airport hosted a record number of passenger arrivals both on overseas and domestic flights exceeding 8.4 million.” – Bill Barnett, c9hotelworks.com An article appeared this week providing a misleading, dare I say ‘fake’, impression about the current tourist situation in Phuket. Given the highly selective and well-timed photos you would think that Phuket has been deserted by tourists and the place is a ghost town. “The streets are barren and the high season has failed to arrive.” “A devastating analysis – mostly via pictures – appeared on Facebook.” “Expensive Phuket dead as a dodo this high season.” PHOTO: Facebook Jimmy Elizabeth The article was high on opinion and anecdotes but low in facts or information from industry players

  • Bangkok’s Great Driveway Drama – surrounding markets ordered closed

    Bangkok’s Great Driveway Drama – surrounding markets ordered closed

    The Bangkok governor has ordered the immediate temporary closure of five markets operating in Seri Villa housing project in Prawet district, in a bid to find an acceptable solution to the decade-long dispute between residents and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) over the presence of the markets. Bangkok driveway dispute drama. Posted by Phuket Gazette on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Governor Asawin Kwanmuang said on Wednesday that he would set up a panel within a week that comprises all parties in the conflict to find a solution, which is expected by next Wednesday.

  • Introducing Thaiger Property – 8,000+ listings for Phuket

    Introducing Thaiger Property – 8,000+ listings for Phuket

    Phuket Gazette/The Thaiger are proud to launch our new ThaigerProperty.com website. In Phuket, alone, there are more than 8,000 properties for sale on the website and, around Thailand, nearly 40,000 listings – by far the largest selection available. Some of the properties are exclusive, some are ‘motivated sellers’ and there’s also rental listings as well, making it a very comprehensive one-stop-shop for everything ‘real estate’.