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    Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park treats music lovers

    By prnews, Created on: 21/05/2019, Last updated on: 21/05/2019

    » [attachment=2:3q86l3dv]1.jpg[/attachment:3q86l3dv][b:3q86l3dv]Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park treats music lovers to an album launch party “Bargrooves Vista” by Jon White[/b:3q86l3dv] [b:3q86l3dv]Bangkok, Thailand, 17 May 2019[/b:3q86l3dv] - Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park treats...

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    Sansiri strengthens its global vision

    By prnews, Created on: 06/11/2018, Last updated on: 06/11/2018

    » [attachment=2:1rggqk27]highlight.jpg[/attachment:1rggqk27][b:1rggqk27]Sansiri strengthens its global vision by driving The Standard’s aggressive international expansion of an additional 15 hotels in 5 years and the launch of One Night app in Asia[/b:1rggqk27] Bangkok – As part of its recent expansion...

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    Kohler launches “KOHLER Experience Center” in Thailand

    By prnews, Created on: 01/09/2017, Last updated on: 01/09/2017

    » [b:kyw9egmz]Its first flagship store in Southeast Asia[/b:kyw9egmz] [attachment=2:kyw9egmz]KEC BKK.JPG[/attachment:kyw9egmz] Kohler, the leader in bathroom design and innovation from the United States, is bringing an entirely new experience to the Thai market by launching the first KOHLER Experience...

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    New plastic food packaging film is made from Ultramid® ...

    By prnews, Created on: 04/08/2016, Last updated on: 04/08/2016

    » [b:9ogp34ju][size=150:9ogp34ju]New plastic food packaging film is made from Ultramid® polyamide based on renewable raw materials[/size:9ogp34ju][/b:9ogp34ju] [attachment=0:9ogp34ju]Ultramid®-polyamides-are-used-in-nearly-all-fields-of-food-packaging,-including-vacuum-packaging-and-retortable-pouches.jpg[/attachment:9ogp34ju]...

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    Hong Kong International Stationery Fair to open ...

    By prnews, Created on: 07/10/2015, Last updated on: 07/10/2015

    » [b:14up54ir][size=150:14up54ir]Hong Kong International Stationery Fair to open in January Worldwide quality exhibitors gear up for the show[/size:14up54ir][/b:14up54ir] [attachment=0:14up54ir]HKTDC.jpg[/attachment:14up54ir] [b:14up54ir]October 2015[/b:14up54ir] – Organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK)...

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    Food Expo, Tea Fair & Home Delights Expo Open in Mid-August

    By prnews, Created on: 15/06/2015, Last updated on: 15/06/2015

    » [b:3408js03]Providing one-stop sourcing platform for trade and public visitors[/b:3408js03] [attachment=1:3408js03]FoodExpo,TeaFair&HomeDelightsExpo.jpg[/attachment:3408js03] [b:3408js03]12 June 2015[/b:3408js03] – HKTDC Food Expo, Hong Kong International Tea Fair, Home Delights Expo and the...

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    Indian Hotels takes revival road under new CEO

    By jgfjffj, Created on: 13/05/2015, Last updated on: 13/05/2015

    » Indian Hotels Company, a Tata Group company, has been under intense scrutiny for the past three years. It has not added even a single upmarket hotel to its inventory since 2010, has recorded no profits since 2012-13 and has had to face shareholder's ire for unfruitful overseas investments. But, Rakesh...

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    Bangkok tops 2013 Travellers’ Choice Destinations Awards

    By prnews, Created on: 10/07/2013, Last updated on: 10/07/2013

    » Receives Award for Best Tourist Destination in Asia [attachment=0:2w1eyupy]TripAdvisor 2013 Travellers’ Choice Destinations Awards.jpg[/attachment:2w1eyupy] Bangkok – M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Governor of Bangkok, recently presided over the ‘2013 Travellers’ Choice Destinations Award’...

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    Colliers International Expects Stability In Office Markets

    By prnews, Created on: 17/01/2013, Last updated on: 17/01/2013

    » Colliers International Expects Stability In Office Markets Globally 14 Jan 2013, Bangkok - The global economy has seen recent headwinds from the smoldering euro zone debt crisis, slowing growth in China’s economy and the forecasted American fiscal cliff. Yet, the overall office real estate is...

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    Choosing cheap Chinese Products over Thai jobs

    By needchange, Created on: 17/10/2010, Last updated on: 24/11/2015

    » Everyone knows the story of what has been happening in the US in terms of the trade deficit with China. If you go to Walmart, almost every product sold there comes from China. Walmart is America's biggest retailer if I'm correct. The trend is the same at many other retailers around the country. So...

    • drake commented : [quote="triptrip":2y69eueg][quote="prajna":2y69eueg]Unfortunately, Chinese-made merchandize is a synonym of products that are known for being shoddy, unsafe, toxic, prone to recalls, dangerous, faulty, tainted and poorly designed. .[/quote:2y69eueg] Not exactly true. The computer and keyboard you are using to type your comments are most likely Chinese made. It may be designed and developed in the US or somewhere but definately assembled in China. iphone, blackberry and what not top notch gadgetry we're using are all Chinese made. The Chinese certainly can have top quality stuffs if they want it. Look at the opening/closing ceremony of Olympics 2008.[/quote:2y69eueg] You are absolutely correct. The problem with "Made In China" is that too large a percentage of Chinese merchandises are simply JUNK because they didn't want to cut in to the profit margin for any reason. I've once been told by a certain Notebook mfg in Shanghai that they MUST deliver their notbook quota on time even if it blows up the first time the end-user turn it on and they really don't care what the root cause of the problem that they were having was as long as it passes the final test and they were able to give the test log to their US customer. While the US companies will look down their noses at 40% profit, Chinese companies generally are pleased to make any sales at all at break even (cash in hand, getting rid of their inventory, and pay the bills) and will be more than happy with anything over 5% margin. Quality merchandise also equates higher cost and potentially lower/slower sales volume. As such, they don't have a lot of incentive to make quality merchandise.

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