Mark Bibby Jackson

Nothing will come of nothing

The Surin: ASEAN Enigma

Each issue ASEAN Forum will deconstruct a example of classic ASEAN design. for this first issue we visit Pansea beach, Phuket, Thailand. By MARK BIBBY JACKSON THE ARCHITECT One of America’s most renowned architects, Seattle-born Ed Tuttle, apprenticed with San Francisco design studio Gump’s, before working with interior designers in Hong Kong and Greece. He spent […]

Read More

ASEAN Forum Editorial

By Mark Bibby Jackson, Editorial Director ASEAN Forum Southeast Asia is set for a seismic change. When the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) comes into force in December this year, the region will be transformed from a bunch of independent nations loosely held together by a common geographical bond into a 600-million strong trading bloc. Whether […]

Read More

House of the Rising Yen

As more and more Japanese investment floods into ASEAN, Cambodia is becoming an increasingly promising investment for the smart investor. ASEAN Forum talks with one Japanese company that is turning Cambodian. BY MARK BIBBY JACKSON somehow it seems appropriate that the loftiest bar in town is part of the increasing Japanese influence within the Cambodian […]

Read More

Making MICE Business E-Asy

The signs are that 2015 will be a successful year for Bangkok’s MICE industry. Horizon Thailand talks to a company right at the epicentre of the Thai capital’s exhibition business. It used to be said there were three rules of business success – location, location and location. This is something the owners of Royal Paragon […]

Read More

Food Talk: Bo.Lan

Bangkok ThaiSELECT restaurant Bo.Lan combines a passion for the past with a concern for our future. There are some people who cook for a living and others who live to cook. Duangporn Songvisava and Dylan Jones, the two chefs behind Bangkok’s Bo.Lan restaurant, certainly fall into the latter category. The Thai and Australian first met […]

Read More

Food Talk: Nam Fah

The Oslo restaurant produces some of the best Thai streetfood in the Norwegian capital, but as Horizon Thailand discovers, its Danish and Thai owners have more lofty ambitions. Seldom is success handed to you on a plate, even in the restaurant business. This is something that Kim Larsen and his Thai wife Prattana Silapin, the […]

Read More

Expect the Unexpected

AsiaLIFE Cambodia’s Publisher Mark Bibby Jackson ventures to the Gulf of Thailand to discover that Kamalaya Koh Samui’s de-stress package is not quite as he anticipated. I didn’t know what to expect. Images of Anthony Hopkins playing Dr Kellogg in The Road to Wellville merged bizarrely with Carry On Camping – only up-scale – when I […]

Read More

BMW Embraces the Car of Tomorrow

Thailand is the largest manufacturer of automobiles and autoparts in ASEAN, but what will the car industry of the future resemble? A key question facing the automotive industry is what will be the car of tomorrow. Depleting oil reserves and rising environmental concerns have made the gas-guzzler a thing of the past, but what will […]

Read More
Page 4 of 12« First...23456...10...Last »