• Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    BDMS awarded for medical tourism for fourth year
    SEVEN regional medical tourism awards were won by medical group for the fourth consecutive year at the Global Health and Travel Awards 2019.
  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 01:00
    Where care counts more than money
    Thailand redesigns its healthcare programmes to meet the ever-increasing demands of medical tourists
    big read
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Controlling medical prices pose a tough test
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Hippocratic oath forgotten as Thai medical tourism cashes in
    Re: “Unregulated private hospital pricing has jeopardised all Thai healthcare”, Have Your Say, January 14.
    your say
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 01:00
    The world at our feet
    Trips to space may well be in the future for the inveterate traveller but in the meantime there's plenty to do and see on Planet Earth
    big read
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 01:00
    FGM a valuable slice of medical tourism for Thailand?
    Re: “Hospital reprimanded for [advertising] female genital mutilation”, The Nation, October 9.
    your say
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 01:00
    Healthcare poses a problem – and a promise
    The country’s renown in medical tourism offers a way to kill two birds with one stone
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 06:00
    Asia’s Spa Capital
    Spa-based medical tourism is a global phenomenon and Thailand has arisen as Asia’s Spa Capital, reaping returns on its decades-long strategy while riding a rising tide of female driven consumer demand.
    Travel log
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:00
    Thailand ‘has potential to be medical tourism leader’
    Medical fair organiser says global market growing 25% a year
  • Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:31
    Cabinet opens gates for medical tourism
    Visitors to Thailand from China and the CLMV nations (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) seeking medical treatment are now allowed to stay for up to 90 days visa-free, Deputy Prime Ministers Tanasak Patimapragon and Admiral Narong Pipatanasai announced on Wednesday.
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:00
    Medical tourism growth slowing in Singapore
    THE GROWTH of medical tourism in Singapore is expected to slow down amid stiffer regional competition, especially from the Malaysian healthcare market, according to investment bank UOB Kay Hian.
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:55
    Medical tourism growth easing here
    SINGAPORE - Foreign patient numbers hit by competition, especially from Malaysia, says UOB Kay Hian.
  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:15
    Patients take flight as medical tourism booms
    Medical tourism has grown into a healthy travel sector as people shop beyond their borders for everything from dental work to plastic surgery, say experts at Berlin's ITB travel fair.
  • Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:00
    Technology driving rise of medical tourism
    MEDICAL TOURISM is a fast-growing industry, with an increasing number of patients seeking affordable or specialised treatment outside their home countries. Asia is one of the leading regions in the world for medical tourism and has developed a niche for a
  • Fri, 16 Oct 2015 01:00
    Provincial hospitals attract Bangkok-based investors
    Increased healthcare expenditures, an ageing population and strong growth in medical tourism in Thailand have turned hospitals into another commercial real-estate asset that receives strong investor interest, said property agency Jones Lang LaSalle (Thail
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