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    Top 10 coworking & office spaces in Bangkok: Ultimate guide for professionals

    Are you a remote worker, a freelancer, or an entrepreneur looking to kickstart your business in Bangkok? Then you probably know that finding the ideal spot for your portable workstation can be quite a challenge. There’s only so long you can coffee-shop-hop, and sometimes, you need more than just a comfortable seat and good coffee. Thankfully, Bangkok is now bursting…

  • China News

    Divorce dock dating: Woman takes to civil affairs office to find love in unconventional pursuit

    A 36 year old woman embarked on an unconventional method of finding a partner by waiting outside a civil affairs office, scanning for recently divorced men. She was inspired by a video of a single man who had done the same thing, befriending a newly divorced woman. After stationing herself on the stairs outside the office for three days, she noticed…

  • China News

    Office love controversy: Young worker proposes to 50 year old boss

    A surprising love confession between a 26 year old office worker and his 50 year old female boss stirred Chinese social media. The young man decided to propose to his boss amidst a company party, revealing the affection he had developed over time. The 26 year old had previously been romantically linked to his colleagues, but due to income disparities,…

  • Guides

    Best coworking spaces in Bangkok to boost your productivity

    Over the past several years, especially following the pandemic era, loads of people have ditched the traditional office life and jumped on the self-employed and remote-working bandwagon. Even our 9-to-5 pals are getting a taste of that sweet, sweet work flexibility. So, it’s no surprise that coworking spaces in Bangkok have been popping up like there’s no tomorrow. Coworking spaces…

  • Property

    Singha Estate to invest B11 billion in projects in 2022, targets hotels and offices

    Thailand property giant Singha Estate says it wants to invest 11 billion baht in new and current projects in 2022, aiming for a 73% increase in revenue — as soon as global tourism improves. Of that figure, some 4 billion baht will be reserved for fresh plots of land for low-rise housing developments aimed at the upper end of the…

  • Property

    Bangkok office owners should update, renovate now — JLL Thailand

    Bangkok property owners should update their older office spaces now to maintain renters and adjust to changing consumer habits. Renovations and upgrades of older facilities are necessary in the face of lower demand and increased competition, as local developers plan to introduce more than 2 million square metres of new office spaces between 2022-2026. Owners of ageing office buildings in…

  • Property

    Bangkok office owners face flood of new competition – CBRE

    As the office sector experiences its lowest net take-up rate, Bangkok landlords should upgrade their existing properties and provide better and more flexible leases to lure renters, before a massive amount of new places start to open, stated consultancy firm CBRE Thailand. The pandemic has had the most significant impact on Bangkok office spaces since the 1997 financial crisis. “There…

  • Travel

    City Guide: Top 5 co-working spaces for digital nomads in Bangkok 2022

    Before the pandemic shook up traditional workplaces worldwide in 2020, co-working spaces were already popular among entrepreneurs and freelancing millennials. Work from home existed, but it wasn’t the trend it is today. In the post-pandemic era, self-titled ‘digital nomads’ are breaking the age-old workplace routines of yesteryear and are working remotely, rather than in typical office spaces for a 9-5…

  • Thailand News

    Tower Of Babble – Have your say on The Thaiger – January 21

    Tower of Babble is where we read some of your comments made on The Thaiger YouTube videos, as well as our website thethaiger.com and Facebook page. Some are insightful, some are interesting, some need to be shared! And some are just plain funny. If you leave a comment under any of our videos it may be shared on our Tower…

  • Economy News

    Bangkok office rents drop for the first time in 10 years

    As the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll on Thailand, and the region’s, economy, Bangkok office rents and occupancy rates are expected to drop after consistent growth over the past 10 years, according to Colliers International Thailand. It will be the first contraction in that sector since 2010, according to the property consultancy’s associate director of research and communication,…

  • Expats

    A glimmer of hope for expats unable to satisfy minimum income requirements

    September 26 looms as a dark day for many foreigners who have been unable to sort out a way to either leave the country or stay in Thailand. But at least one Thai immigration office appears to be discussing some leniency in this crazy time. Phuket Immigration has specifically addressed the issue for foreigners on a non-immigrant B (Business) visa…

  • Crime News

    Thai court issues a new arrest warrant for ‘Boss’ Yoovidhya

    A new arrest warrant has been issued for Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya over the fatal crash in 2012 where he allegedly ran over and killed a 47 year old police officer. The grandson of the co-founder of the Red Bull empire is facing charges of reckless driving, refusing to help an injured person and possessing illicit drugs (cocaine). The court recently…

  • Technology News

    Everything you need to know about 5G

    by Live Tiles 5G literally refers to the fifth-generation of wireless technology, following on from 3G and 4G. The biggest changes will bring users higher speeds, lower latency, and the chance to connect more devices at once. Speed, for example, will provide almost instantaneous transfers across the internet, faster than the human reaction time. So something like a livestream of…

  • World News

    Two suspects held over last night’s ‘fake’ bomb, security ramped up at ASEAN meeting

    PHOTO: A suspect leaving the area of the Royal Thai Police headquarters last night captured on CCTV “I condemn the mastermind behind this morning’s bomb blasts, which destroy people and the country’s image. I have asked officials to beef up security for members of the public and take urgent care of those affected by the explosions.’’ – Thai PM Prayut…