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The Cloud- Studio

The Cloud High-rise luxury condominium  PROJECT CONCEPT & DESCRIPTION Ascending high above the Pratumnak Hill area of Pattaya and a short stroll to Cozy Beach, "The Cloud" is the luxury condominium of choice. Providing new paradigms of elite and exclusive luxury living in...

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City Garden Tropicana - 1 Bedroom

City Garden Tropicana Low-rise luxury condominium in Wongamat PROJECT CONCEPT & DESCRIPTION A luxury condominium located int the affluent...

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The Cloud - 2 Bedroom

The Cloud High-rise luxury condominium  PROJECT CONCEPT & DESCRIPTION Ascending high above the Pratumnak Hill area of Pattaya and a...

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City Garden Olympus - Large 1 Bedroom

City Garden Olympus Low-rise luxury condominium in Central Pattaya PROJECT CONCEPT & DESCRIPTION A centrally-located, low rise luxury...

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City Garden Olympus - 2 bedroom

City Garden Olympus Low-rise luxury condominium in Central Pattaya PROJECT CONCEPT & DESCRIPTION A centrally-located, low rise luxury...

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City Garden Tropicana- 2 Bedroom

City Garden Tropicana Low-rise luxury condominium in Wongamat PROJECT CONCEPT & DESCRIPTION A luxury condominium located int the affluent...

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Paradise Ocean View - 1 Bedroom

Paradise Ocean View Low-rise beachfront luxury condominium  PROJECT CONCEPT & DESCRIPTION A low-rise, luxury condominium located on...

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Paradise Ocean View - 2 Bedrooms

Paradise Ocean View Low-rise beachfront luxury condominium  PROJECT CONCEPT & DESCRIPTION A low-rise, luxury condominium located on...

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House for sale on Pratumank Hill

Private Pool Villa on Pratumnak hill, Price reduced from 18.8 million baht to 15 million baht, renovated in European style with tile imported from...

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UP A CRAZY RIVER? CRUISING THE MAGNIFICENT MEKONG.

UP A CRAZY RIVER? CRUISING THE MAGNIFICENT MEKONG.

The Mekong River isn’t so much crazy as alive with curiosities and contradictions. Head upstream to run aground on a few.

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THERE’S MORE TO THE MALDIVES THAN

THERE’S MORE TO THE MALDIVES THAN

The daisy-chain islands of the Maldives are famous for romantic resorts. But after you’ve done the eat-drink-get frisky thing, what else is there to do? Try these.

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Hotels versus shared accommodation

Hotels versus shared accommodation

Tourism plays an important role in the Asia Pacific region. For many countries it is the leading revenue generator as Asia is a popular destination for holidaymakers across the globe thanks to its climate, diverse offerings and it’s relatively low cost.

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Vientiane, Mekong Capital of Calm

Vientiane, Mekong Capital of Calm

One of the great attractions of Vientiane is that there are no great attractions. The Lao capital serenely lacks the “must-see-must-do” icons that cities these days feel increasingly obliged to boast about.

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PLAYING KING KHLONG IN VERY OLD BANGKOK

PLAYING KING KHLONG IN VERY OLD BANGKOK

“Venice of the East”, “the Big Mango” and so on. Over the years Bangkok has been lumbered with several farang-concocted sub-titles, none of which Thais use.

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MAUI’S HEAVENLY HANA HIGHWAY

MAUI’S HEAVENLY HANA HIGHWAY

The Hana Highway, Hawaii’s most beautiful drive, is making a fool of me. This tenacious, twisting road clings to the northeast coast of the island of Maui for 100 dramatic kilometres and on its way crosses 59 bridges and winds through 620 bends.It starts from the sugar-and-surf town of Pa’ia on the north shore, heading towards Hana village out on the eastern tip of Maui.

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PHILIPPINES: THE CALL OF THE ISLES

PHILIPPINES: THE CALL OF THE ISLES

Congratulations to our long time contributor John Borthwick who has recently won the prestigious ‘gong' of Travel Writer of the Year in the Australian Society of Travel Writers’ annual awards. Ed.

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ISTANBUL – The Mystery of the East and the Practicality of the West.

ISTANBUL – The Mystery of the East and the Practicality of the West.

With flights to Istanbul costing from as little as 18,000 Baht and the visa waiver for Thai citizens, Istanbul has become a very accessible holiday destination for Expats and Thais alike.

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Traditional Products Of Thailand

Traditional Products Of Thailand

Whilst most visitors come to the Land of Smiles to lay on pristine white beaches and enjoy the incredible food and culture, there are others who visit Thailand for a completely different reason.

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INDONESIA: THIRTEEN-THOUSAND ISLAND DRESSING

INDONESIA: THIRTEEN-THOUSAND ISLAND DRESSING

Sticking a pin in the map is one option. “Indo” has more fascinating places to visit than a dozen lifetimes might allow, yet most of us fixate on only one, Bali.

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Save the Planet (But Duck the Greenwash)

Save the Planet (But Duck the Greenwash)

Voluntourism … low-impact travel … carbon offsets …. As travel becomes ever more complicated, how can we trip the planet fantastic — or at least Thailand — without trashing it further?

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Jaybee’s

Jaybee’s

Billed as “A Music and Sports Bar with Good Priced Cold Beer”, Jaybee’s is rapidly gaining a reputation as the place to be on the Darkside.

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Hawker Chan Open Their Second Restaurant in Thailand

Hawker Chan Open Their Second Restaurant in Thailand

Tues 25th October was the grand opening of the new Hawker Chan restaurant, their second in Thailand. Located on the Ground Floor at Royal Garden Pattaya, Hawker Chan bring their own brand of “Singaporean Street-Food” right to the heart of Pattaya.

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DINING IN DETAIL - LINDA’S

DINING IN DETAIL - LINDA’S

Welcome to this month’s edition of Dining in Detail when the Pattaya Trader’s roving reporters were delighted to return to one of Jomtien’s most iconic restaurants: “Linda’s”.

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So can Thai food be Healthy ?

So can Thai food be Healthy ?

You would think that because Thai food is freshly sourced and cooked that it is obviously healthy but many dishes are high in sodium, sugar, fat, and MSG.

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Wine In Australia - White Wine

Wine In Australia - White Wine

Australia is now a recognised producer of some of the world’s best wines, it has won many awards for its quality produce and considering the relatively short life of the Australian wine industry this is quite some achievement.Literally hundreds of grape varieties are now being grown in various locations, and many new ones being added each year.

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Siambury’s Lighting Up The Dark Side

Siambury’s Lighting Up The Dark Side

A recent foray onto the Dark Side bought an unexpected delight when when wandering around Soi Khao Talo. A familiar orange sign came into view but this time its name was “Siambury’s”.

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Go Green Drink the Local Wines

Go Green Drink the Local Wines

So in this issue of the Trader while we are considering our carbon footprints maybe now is the time to think of the ecological as well as economic cost of the wine we drink.

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The Barn Steak House

The Barn Steak House

Today we venture out to Pattaya Sheep Farm and visit the wonderful Barn Steak House Restaurant. The first thing that holds your attention is the venue as it is quite unique in Pattaya and certainly very charismatic.

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Australian - Reds

Australian - Reds

For a long time the wines of Australia were termed: New World Wines. This caused traditional European wine growing countries to treat Australian wine with some disdain and not that much respect.

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Gerry’s Bar & Restaurant

Gerry’s Bar & Restaurant

For those readers who are fortunate enough to live in the Pratumnak area, there is a delightful watering hole on soi 4 that you should really pop in to and say “Hello”.

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The Coffee House

The Coffee House

There is a new kid on the block when it comes to coffee houses in Pattaya. Situated on Jomtien Second Road opposite the Atlantis Condominium, is a brand spanking new edition to Pattaya’s thriving coffee shop scene.

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Authentic Chinese Food in Pattaya?

Authentic Chinese Food in Pattaya?

Growing up, my family and I ate take out Chinese food at least 3 times per month. My mother would send me to this tiny little shack next to a strip-mall called Moon Palace and I’d pick up various sundry bags filled with those cool little takeout Chinese food cartons.

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Course Conditions Promote Big Scores

Course Conditions Promote Big Scores

Golfers awoke Tuesday morning to light drizzle and grey skies, with the possibility of a wet day of golf. Early tee-off groups of the 106 players including 12 Ladies, may have had to deal with some light rain for a few holes, but from 8:00am on perfect conditions were the order of the day.

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The World Ironman Championship 2017

The World Ironman Championship 2017

Do you know what the World Ironman Championship is all about? Perhaps if you are aware that it is run and organised by the World Triathlon Corporation you might be able to take a better guess.

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2000 Years can’t be all that bad

2000 Years can’t be all that bad

I would rather write about sitting and relaxing by a lake fishing into a beautiful evening with fish rising all around and a bite on my rod every 5 minutes (and a cold can of beer) but it’s Thai Culture we need to look at this edition.

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On The Way to Russia - or Not!

On The Way to Russia - or Not!

Things are certainly heating up in the race for 2018 World Cup qualification, which this time around will be held on Russian soil.Despite the furore surrounding placement of this and the 2022 World Cup Finals, qualification for the most prestigious of national tournaments is on the final furlong.

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Double Delight for the Danish Dynamo

Double Delight for the Danish Dynamo

Thomas Raldorf and the #29 Porsche 997 followed up their sensational weekend In Bang Saen with another two commanding victories in the hot and humid Buriram, Thailand.

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St Andrew’s teacher Lisa Handy and ex Hua Hin resident Ashley Pitocco Faith play in highest altitude football game ever!

St Andrew’s teacher Lisa Handy and ex Hua Hin resident Ashley Pitocco Faith play in highest altitude football game ever!

In May 2007, a high-altitude football controversy arose when FIFA introduced a temporary ban on international matches at more than 2,500 metres above sea level, citing concerns about players' health and the "unfair" advantage to acclimatised home teams.

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IS FISHING A SPORT OR NOT?

IS FISHING A SPORT OR NOT?

A question that has been a bone of contention for many years. This question can raise some eyebrows and stir up a lot of debate.

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PAGS Tournament from Phoenix Gold 3

PAGS Tournament from Phoenix Gold 3

Another day dawned as golfers descended en masse on the Phoenix Gold course with a field of 93 players including 7 Ladies. Everyone had an eye on the weather conditions and with good reason too, as a few storms had been experienced over the previous few days.

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The 2017 F1 Season So Far

The 2017 F1 Season So Far

With eleven races under our belts so far in the 2017 F1 season, things are hotting up as to what, to date has been a highly entertaining championship and unusually as yet there have been no back to back winners.

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Keeping Fit Through Sports In Pattaya

Keeping Fit Through Sports In Pattaya

Everybody is aware in this modern connected world how important it is to look after your body and in turn take care of your health. Health problems for obese or overweight adults and children are a major concern for over extended health services worldwide and because.

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Drama At The World Championships as Bolt & Farah Say Goodbye

Drama At The World Championships as Bolt & Farah Say Goodbye

It was supposed to a “night to remember” as the Shalamar song goes. Usain Bolt and Mo Farah were to both make their farewells at the World Athletics Championships held in London, and the athletics world waited with baited breath.

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Thailand Super Series

Thailand Super Series

“If we learn from each success, and each failure, and improve ourselves through this process, then at the end, we have fulfilled our potential and performed well” Ferdinand Porsche

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

On the 12th August 2017, Thailand will celebrate Mother’s Day which is of course the day that the whole nation celebrates the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, who is widely regarded as the Mother of all Thai people, and hence the name of this auspicious occasion is Mother’s Day.

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THE NEWEST PAUL HARRIS FELLOW

THE NEWEST PAUL HARRIS FELLOW

It was a great honour when on Thursday May 25th as President of Rotary Club Eastern Seaboard I had the special honour to pin Ms. Kamala Skol, president of the Sukosol Hotels and Sukosol Group as our “youngest” Paul Harris Fedllow.

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The Perfect Pair: Shards from the Mirror

The Perfect Pair: Shards from the Mirror

Shards from the Mirror is the third and final part of the Perfect Pair trilogy, detailing the often horrific story behind professional dolphin training.

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KAAN

KAAN

From the moment you enter the auditorium as you are shown to your seats by friendly smiling uniformed ushers it is impossible not to be swept along with the general air of enthusiasm. The music is rousing, the stage massive and the custom built tracking which provides the technical support for the overhead spectacles, impressive.

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eSports - Pro Gamers?

eSports - Pro Gamers?

“Pro-Gamer” a term that is becoming better known of late refers to people who play games on the PC or console.

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Pattaya Personality - Kwaang

Pattaya Personality - Kwaang

I have always liked the Pratumnak Hill area and even though there were ominous grey clouds overhead when I last visited there recently it was even more of a treat to go as I was on my way to meet a young lady I had never met before.

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National Elephant Day

National Elephant Day

Almost twenty years ago the Thai government declared that the 13th of March should be Chang Thai Day or National Elephant Day. This annual day of celebration was created in order to promote awareness in the conservation of Elephants and to reinforce the act of 1963 by the Royal Forest Department naming the white elephant as the national animal of Thailand.

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Gorgeous George

Gorgeous George

In a grim year when far too many talented artists were snatched from us I was saddened to read that “George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.” With the voice of an angel who some may have considered fallen.

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National Children’s Day 2017

National Children’s Day 2017

Saturday, January the 9th heralds National Children’s Day in Thailand, and this year Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has created the slogan, “Knowledge and virtue together will move us into the future”.

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National Teachers Day - January 16th 2017

National Teachers Day - January 16th 2017

Being tasked with writing about this auspicious day, I must admit that I was unaware that it actually existed. However, as somebody who has a teaching certificate and knows what it is to teach English in Thailand, I was keen to delve deeper into the matter.

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Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Today, Thailand has 20 constitutions and charters since the change from absolute monarchy in 1932.Up to the 24th of June 1932, the Kingdom had an absolute monarchy, when a bloodless revolution took place by a group of young intellectuals seeking democracy.

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It Seems Like Yesterday

It Seems Like Yesterday

I still remember my first trip to Thailand some 18 years ago. There were ups and downs during that visit but the ups certainly outweighed the downs. You could say it was love at first sight; love for a country and people so different to everything I was used to.

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MEDICAL INSURANCE 2

MEDICAL INSURANCE 2

When people come and live in Thailand one of the things that is often neglected is medical insurance. In their home country they are so used to rolling up at their doctor or hospital and not having to pay anything out of their own pocket

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Thai Etiquette Traditions

Thai Etiquette Traditions

As October the 26th looms towards us, the cremation ceremony of King Bhumibol Adulyadej poses certain questions of how we should all behave during this difficult time.

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The Birds & Bees and Cabbages & Condoms

The Birds & Bees and Cabbages & Condoms

There is a different air about the Birds & Bees Resort of late. A fresh broom has swept into the resort with new management now in place.

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PARADISE PROPERY WELCOME YOU TO  GRANDE CARIBBEAN RESORT

PARADISE PROPERY WELCOME YOU TO GRANDE CARIBBEAN RESORT

Grande Caribbean Condo Resort Pattaya is a magnificent condo resort located in the Jomtien area, surrounded by exquisite restaurants and a high-class spa. The stunning beauty of it’s three-level pool is immersed in tropical greenery, with wooden ships, waterfalls, a lighthouse, jacuzzi and water slides.

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The Upcoming October Royal Ceremonies

The Upcoming October Royal Ceremonies

In April the Thai Government announced the date of the cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, which will take place on the 26th of October 2017 and we were all alerted to the fact that the actual funeral will be over a five day period.

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Pattaya Personalities Flex and Anna of Bear Gym

Pattaya Personalities Flex and Anna of Bear Gym

In keeping with our theme of Health & Fitness for this month, it seems very apt that our Pattaya Personalities are Flex and Anna from Bear Gym.

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Another great event from the Movers and Talc Shakers of Souled Out at the Access Inn

Another great event from the Movers and Talc Shakers of Souled Out at the Access Inn

Proceeds from this event went to Take care kids to find out more about this very worthy, local charity go to their website www.takecarekids.org or check out their Facebook page Take Care Kids Onlus

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Pattaya Attractions and What To Do With Your Kids This August

Pattaya Attractions and What To Do With Your Kids This August

It is that time of the year again; the schools holidays when bored kids can be seen shuffling around the house looking for entertainment. It is enough to drive any parent to distraction trying to find suitable things to do to keep their brood happy. However, one of the biggest benefits of living in Pattaya is that there are a number of great things to see and do.

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6 ideas to transform your garden

6 ideas to transform your garden

If you are fortunate enough to have a garden at your home in Thailand you may be wondering how to make the most of this space. Use it as an extension of your home and it is essentially an additional room for you to use. Make sure you think about how best you will utilise the space before getting your hands dirty.

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Quick ideas to brighten up any outdoor space.

Quick ideas to brighten up any outdoor space.

The majority of condominiums and apartments come with a bit of outdoors space, whether that is a balcony or terrace. Make the most of this extra space and turn it into a usable extra addition to your home following these five ways to brighten up your outdoor space.

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Is Urban Farming Sustainable in Pattaya?

Is Urban Farming Sustainable in Pattaya?

Many people from the UK have been born and bred with the concept of allotments and kitchen gardens and have followed their parents’ examples of having a small plot of land dedicated to growing vegetables and herbs.

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Things to know before investing in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds

Things to know before investing in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds

Let’s face it; nobody ever became a millionaire just by saving money. If you want to increase your wealth to its full potential, you have got to invest it wisely over a period of time.

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MEDICAL INSURANCE

MEDICAL INSURANCE

When people come and live in Thailand one of the things that is often neglected is medical insurance. In their home country they are so used to rolling up at their doctor or hospital and not having to pay anything out of their own pocket

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Back to the roots.

Back to the roots.

A look at why traditional models of finance are increasingly inadequate at explaining stock market movement and why the fledgling discipline of behavioural finance may hold some of the answers.

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Beware the scam artist brokers in Thailand.

Beware the scam artist brokers in Thailand.

For many years I have been an advocate of using a locally based offshore adviser who has roots here, and has been living here for at least a decade, owns property here, has a Thai wife or partner and who has committed his future to living here.

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Pattaya continues to be rebranded.

Pattaya continues to be rebranded.

The Thai Tourism Minister, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, plans another rebranding exercise for Pattaya and four other destinations, with the aim of making it widely known that Pattaya is a family friendly quality beach resort as opposed to one known for its nightlife.

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Growth rate in Thailand

Growth rate in Thailand

Thailand's economic growth rate is likely to be less than one per cent for 2014, while the 2015 target of four percent looks increasingly difficult to attain, due to a weak global economy according to Kasikorn Research Center. The think tank's managing director, Charl Kengchon, said, "What we are most concerned about is next year's growth figure since 4% is challenging and it is still uncertain whether we can achieve that growth rate."

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Bringing money in to Thailand to buy a property

Bringing money in to Thailand to buy a property

When buying a property in Thailand, one of the stipulations is that you will need to bring the money in from overseas. There are plenty of ways to do this but getting the best rate is key. Since you will bring in a large mount of money for the purchase of a property, every percentage point of exchange rate change will cost or save you a good deal of money

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Business news in brief

Business news in brief

Due to an improving economic recovery that will undoubtedly spur spending, Thailand's household debt is expected to rise next year and possibly for the next few years. Credit card use will be one of the factors behind the expected increase according Kasikorn Research Center (KResearch).

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GrabTaxi Beta Launch in Pattaya at the Royal Marina Pattaya

GrabTaxi Beta Launch in Pattaya at the Royal Marina Pattaya

With the motto “Safety Speed and Certainty” GrabTaxi plans to organize the taxi service in Pattaya for the better of both passengers and drivers. Pattaya Trader Magazine was there to cover the Beta Launch of the mobile app, which was held at the Royal Marina Pattaya on September 17

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Investing in Oil and the Energy Markets

Investing in Oil and the Energy Markets

Dealing in oil and energy markets may seem like an unusual investment to make, but oil is a commodity that tends to have fairly volatile prices and, as compared with precious metals, has a much more direct-use feature about it. It is a necessity for all car owners, airlines, and for a large part of the industrialised world. Unlike gold or silver, for example, that are bought to hold or to be admired for their ornamental qualities, oil is most commonly bought, in the end, to be burned!

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Baht goes down and the Baht goes up

Baht goes down and the Baht goes up

I well remember when the Baht collapsed in the late nineties. One week I was getting 35 baht for every pound sterling I proffered to the bank. The following week I was getting 70.

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LETTERS FROM READERS

LETTERS FROM READERS

Hi Pattaya Trader – Thank you for an always very interesting read. Is there any way you could publish this – I would dearly like to help the Mabprachan Animal shelter – I know they are not the only ones looking after stay and abandoned animals, but they have my undying gratitude for the way they helped me Yours very sincerely, Rick Walton Soi 11 Thappraya Road Jomtien 0892 465 210

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“The Best Camera is the one you have with you!” the saying goes!

“The Best Camera is the one you have with you!” the saying goes!

“The Best Camera is the one you have with you!” the saying goes! That is very true but let's take a look at another scenario: images for a condo advert etc.

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Ten tips to keep your home secure

Ten tips to keep your home secure

CCTV is an increasingly popular security feature, both inside and outside our homes. Externally it can be an effective visual deterrent for opportunist thieves on the lookout for empty homes and a useful way of checking that all is well at home.

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How Secure Is Your Dwelling?

How Secure Is Your Dwelling?

Modern condominium developments have excellent building security, normally with a manned foyer and twenty four hour security guards. Entrances to units is often keyless by using a fob type smart card and communal areas are constantly monitored by CCTV.

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Five important things to know before buying or building a swimming pool at your house in Thailand

Five important things to know before buying or building a swimming pool at your house in Thailand

Thailand is one of the top countries in the world where expats go to find an easier, more fulfilling life. One of these reasons is the tropical climate, which enables constant outdoor relaxation that’s simply not possible in many other parts of the world.

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TRENDS FOR BEDROOMS IN 2017

TRENDS FOR BEDROOMS IN 2017

More and more the master bedroom is seen not just a place to sleep but almost a home within a home. An all-in-one space where you can enjoy a calm,serene retreat.

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TRENDS FOR BATHROOMS IN 2017

TRENDS FOR BATHROOMS IN 2017

Bathroom designers tell us that 2017 is going to be marked by the return to the organic and all-natural. Bathroom style”s direction will be: super clean colours, seamless lines and useful, simple arrangement of space with the dash of natural coziness and elegance.

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TRENDS FOR 2017

TRENDS FOR 2017

This is the cheery shade of green you'll see in home decor, fashion and commercial design in 2017. Named the 2017 Pantone Colour of the year "Greenery" is meant to represent refreshment and revitalization.

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Resemble a five - star hotel at home

Resemble a five - star hotel at home

There are so many reasons people like staying in a hotel. A chance to get away, ring up for room service and a good night’s sleep.

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Top tips for the DIY enthusiast wishing to add a little Luxury

Top tips for the DIY enthusiast wishing to add a little Luxury

First impressions count. Keep the front of the property tidy, water plants and ensure there is no peeling paint or cracked exterior walls.

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Luxury Properties

Luxury Properties

What constitutes a luxurious home? Is it the location, or perhaps the design and build? Or is it a spacious grand villa with expansive land and manicured lawns? Perhaps a state of the art penthouse apartment in a swanky condominium? There is no definitive answer as everybody’s taste is different and what to some people might be the ultimate in luxury, to other people might be an over furnished and cluttered living space.What cannot be disputed, however is that the location can add that extra zing to any type of property.

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Ten tips to increase the value of your property

Ten tips to increase the value of your property

Research has confirmed what many have suspected: that the differentials between a top-end property and a truly luxurious one are increasing.

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Common mistakes agents make

Common mistakes agents make

Competition is stiff in the property world. If you don’t provide your client with the best possible service, they could go elsewhere. We have selected some of the industries faux pas for you to take heed of.

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Preparing For The High Season

Preparing For The High Season

We are all aware that this low season many businesses have been complaining that trade is bad and every industry has been hit by a downturn of people on Pattaya’s sois. Real estate has been no different, and any agent or developer will inform you that times are tough.

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Gearing Up For The High Season From a Digital Perspective

Gearing Up For The High Season From a Digital Perspective

With the high season about to kick off soon, we at The Pattaya Trader wanted to ask a pertinent question….

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COST OF ADVICE

COST OF ADVICE

A friend recently complained about the fees he had paid to his broker in the UK to manage his portfolio over the last year. He has a moderate fund of $60,000 and had paid just under $900 for the last 12 months.

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THE LAUNCH PARTY OF VILLA ASIATIC

THE LAUNCH PARTY OF VILLA ASIATIC

Hosted by Catherine Petit Managing Director of FED Property Co.,Ltd. (www.villaasiatic.com) at The Havana Bar, Holiday Inn

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Bringing Your Property Business into the 21st Century

Bringing Your Property Business into the 21st Century

Buyers have changed. The Russian numbers have dropped significantly and the Chinese have shown signs of moving in, along with their Korean and albeit in smaller numbers Japanese counterparts.

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Be Using Banner Advertising!

5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Be Using Banner Advertising!

Getting ahead in business nowadays very often means doing the things that your competitors aren't doing .When it comes to websites and digital marketing there are nearly always things you can do to help raise the profile of your business and generate more enquiries.

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Get addicted when you’re young.

Get addicted when you’re young.

This came to mind watching young and middle-aged farangs in Walking St. I wondered how many of them had a regular savings habit and how many just squandered their earnings as they came ? Let me ask you how many retired people you know who have no regular savings and just get by on state pensions from their country of origin? If they had been forced to make pension contributions while working, then their golden years would not be impoverished ones.

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Last Will and Testament

Last Will and Testament

The Last Will and Testament is a declaration of intent concerning disposition of your assets or other matters which shall take effect, according to law, after your demise.

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AMAZING DEALS ON LAND AND PROPERTY

AMAZING DEALS ON LAND AND PROPERTY

If you’ve ever wanted to live directly on the beach look no further than this fabulous 3 level home located at a great Waterfront location in Na Jomtien. Boasting 6 magnificent bedrooms and bathrooms 2 living rooms and a stunning sea view swimming pool it is set in beautiful landscaped gardens and is available complete with luxury furniture, fixtures and fittings.

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If you have a Thai wife-Face Reality.

If you have a Thai wife-Face Reality.

Many “farangs” living happily in Thailand, with a young Thai wife and small children, live with their head firmly in the sand. Some are afraid to look at their future and what will happen to their children when they pass away.

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City Garden Tower - New Sales Office

City Garden Tower - New Sales Office

The Global Top Development, City Garden Tower is a centrally-located luxury condominium that is setting new standards in design and sophistication for city living in Pattaya. City Garden Tower’s high-rise domination of the Pattaya skyline is both awe inspiring and inviting at the same time.

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Costs Costs and more Costs

Costs Costs and more Costs

There is forever a debate in our industry about costs, whether it’s the cost of advice, the cost of products or the cost of investing.

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