As they struggle to fill rooms amid the Covid-19 pandemic, luxury hotels are using posh perks and discounted rates to attract local workers to rent rooms by the day.
Ranging from 32,000 Thai baht ($1,016) to 60,000 baht ($1,904) for a two-week stay, the resorts are offering perks like doctors' consultations and meals.
A Singapore restaurant once again takes the top spot on Asia's 50 Best Restaurant List. Helmed by French chef Julian Royer, the French-Asian inspired Odette is housed in the citystate's sprawling National Gallery.
A gunman killed one person and wounded another at a shopping mall in Bangkok on Tuesday, police said.
Ted Stimpson of Leisure Pass Group discusses his firm's business model of selling multi-attraction passes to tourists and its upcoming expansion to Seoul, Tokyo and Bangkok. He also weighs in on how the unrest in Hong Kong has affected sales for the company.
Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report from Mastercard.
Thailand is known as the land of smiles, but it has undergone decades of political turmoil, including 12 military coups. CNBC's Tom Chitty examines why the country is prone to military takeovers.
The unexploded bomb was a device left over from last week's coordinated attacks, say Thai authorities.
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BANGKOK, June 23- Southeast Asian leaders agreed on Sunday to work together on regional economy and security to strengthen their position amid growing U.S.- China tensions, as they wrapped up their summit in Bangkok. Prayuth urged ASEAN nations to complete negotiations this year for the China-initiated Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership pact...
TOKYO, June 20- Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to meet on July 1, followed by a meeting with non- OPEC allies on July 2, after...
*U.S.- China trade dispute stokes economic worries. *Interactive graphic on Saudi, U.S., Russia oil output: https://tmsnrt.rs/2QYZ6Ed. TOKYO, June 18- Oil prices eased for a second day on Tuesday on signs that global economic growth is being hit by the U.S.- China trade war, although losses were limited by tensions in the Middle East after last week's tanker attacks.
TOKYO, June 18- Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China. U.S. business sentiment has sagged as tensions over trade have escalated between China and the United States and on signs of softness in the labour market.
Zilingo founder Ankiti Bose says working as an investment analyst helped her build her near-$1 billion fashion start-up.
At 27, Ankiti Bose is already the CEO of online shopping site Zilingo, and on course to become the first Indian woman to co-found a $1 billion start-up.
Apichart Chutrakul of Sansiri discusses property trends and politics in Thailand. He says it is "good" to bet on the country.
It's "quite likely" that Thailand's next government will be formed through a coalition, a senior government official told CNBC on Monday, as initial tallies came following Sunday's long-awaited election.
Thailand was the fourth-most-popular country for Chinese property investment in 2018, according to online Chinese real estate portal Juwai.com, with $2.3 billion coming in from Chinese sources.
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was dispatching a team to make preparations for the next summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to be held somewhere in Asia late in February.