Mark Bibby Jackson

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On the Table: Thai Square

Thai cuisine has a reputation for excellence across the globe. Mark Bibby Jackson chats with the man behind the UK’s Thai Square restaurants. Sitting opposite Haim Danous in his flagship Thai Square restaurant just across from Trafalgar Square, it is clear that the Baghdad-born property tycoon is a proud man. “It is the most authentic […]

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Taking Care of the Over 60s

Sometimes in the rush to exploit the growing youth market, companies can forget its more mature citizens. However, SCG shows that age is no barrier to commercial success. Economic development and an ageing population are natural bedfellows. This applies as much to Thailand as to other countries around the world. The Institute for Population and […]

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Reconnecting with Yourself

The Thai Wellness sector has a universal reputation for excellence, but within it there is sufficient space for visionary entrepreneurs to cut out a niche market for themselves. It seems appropriate that Marc-Antoine Cornaz uses an analogy drawn from nature to illustrate his point about business. “Sometimes companies are like oak trees that are built […]

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Q&A: Fawn Veerasunthorn

From Chonburi to California, Fawn Veerasunthorn, 31, is a prime example of a successful Thai export. The story artist talks about her journey to Hollywood and winning an Oscar. It’s a long way from Thailand to Hollywood via Ohio, why did you choose to study in Ohio? When I decided that my interest was in […]

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Food Talk: Eastern Corner

Horizon Thailand visits the Thai SELECT restaurant in the heart of Copenhagen to unearth authentic Thai cuisine served with informal Danish hospitality. Ask any restaurant owner for the secret of their success and invariably they will give you one of two answers – the quality of food and service. Flemming Glaesner is no exception to […]

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The Kingdom of the Sun

As abnormal weather conditions decimate communities across the globe, the climate change debate wages on. While oil apologists and environmental campaigners dispute the impact of greenhouse gas emissions, business people are seizing advantage of government subsidies to profit from an explosion of renewable energy. In ASEAN, nowhere is this more so than in Thailand. Words […]

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Making A Dream Come True

One woman’s dream is another man’s destiny. Horizon Thailand talks with Chanin Donavanik, the CEO of Dusit International Hotel Group. Words by Mark Bibby Jackson. Chanin Donavanik is a man following a dream. But unlike many of us, it’s not a dream of his own making – it’s his mother’s. “She had a dream that […]

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Thursday, 20th March, 2014 6pm: Writers Meet-Up 7pm: Featured readers Sue Guiney and Bryan Humphrey 8pm: Open Mic (bring a poem, story, song, joke to share) FEATURED READER BIOS Sue Guiney: Though born and raised in New York, Sue Guiney has lived in London for over twenty years where she writes and teaches fiction, poetry […]

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Luu Meng to Host Charity Bash for Sala Bai

Siem Reap’s Heritage Suites has teamed up with Cambodian celebrity chef Luu Meng to lead a charity gala dinner in aid of Sala Bai students. The hotel with a heat is launching its second annual charity gala dinner and auction in aid of Sai Bai Hotel and Restaurant School’s extension project on Friday, Mar. 21 […]

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