Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
Testing times for DEVELOPERS
THE PROPERTY market this year will be affected by five key factors – a rising interest rate, a Bank of Thailand measure to restrict access to mortgage loans for second and third homes, a strong baht, the impact on exports caused by the trade war between the US and China, and the upcoming election – say property experts.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
In India’s ancient Varanasi, temple of doom destroys old neighbourhood
India’s ancient city of Varanasi is clearing the way for a grand temple corridor by razing hundreds of houses, wiping away its oldest neighbourhood and upsetting locals.
Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00
Photo Gallery : Clean-up begins, as Pabuk departs
Tropical storm Pabuk has exited Nakhon Si Thammarat towards the Andaman Sea, leaving behind a trail of destruction.
Numerous houses were damaged and also public infrastructure such as electric poles and roads among others.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 10:05
Fire damages two shophouses at Nong Bua Lamphu petrol station
A fire swept through two shophouses at a petrol station in Nong Bua Lamphu's Muang district on Friday night.
Sun, 23 Dec 2018 12:24
Massive interest in low-interest home purchase loans
Hundreds of people queued at Government Housing Bank (GHB) headquarters in Bangkok early Sunday morning to apply for loans to buy houses designed for low-income earners and priced under Bt1 million.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
Rate bump of 25 basis points coming
ECONOMIC research houses believe that the policy rate will be raised by 25 basis points (bp) at a December 19 meeting of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), breaking an unchanged streak of more than three years.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:00
Phatthalung houses swamped by Sunday deluge
Local shops in Phatthalung’s Khuan Khanun district erected sandbag walls on Sunday morning, hoping to keep out floodwaters.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 09:06
15 Bangkok slum houses destroyed in fire
Fire swept through a Bangkok squatter community early on Wednesday, burning down 15 houses.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:59
Fire wipes out 13 shophouses in Si Sa Ket
A fire swept through 13 shophouses at a market in Si Sa Ket late on Monday night, police said.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
Vietnam, India eye textile cooperation
THE TWO powerhouses in textile and clothing exporting are seeking closer cooperation in the field.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:25
Fire sweeps through three paper factory warehouses in Samut Prakan
Firefighters continued to tackle a huge fire at a recycled paper factory in Samut Prakan into the early hours of Thursday after flames destroyed three warehouses.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:05
Rainstorm damages over 100 houses in Chai Nat
A rainstorm hit three tambon in Chai Nat’s Sanphaya district on Tuesday evening, damaging 126 houses, officials said.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00
Holiday in the House of Sparkle
Booking.com has teamed up with internationally renowned designer and sparkle champion, Christian Cowan, to create the world’s most sparkly, 186-square-metre townhouse called the House of Sparkle located in the fashion hotspot of Soho in central London.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:02
More than 300 Phayao houses damaged by rainstorm
A rainstorm hit four villages in Phayao’s Chiang Kham district Sunday evening, damaging some 300 houses, officials said Monday.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:54
Kaidee launches property website
Kaidee, the Thai online marketplace, has launched BaanKaidee (Baan.Kaidee.com) to buy, sell and rent real estate, including houses, condos, land, offices, commercial properties, resorts and hotels.