by Darren Scherbain These word of wisdom, that absolutely resonate to my core, were handed to me from Jim. Jim, a fellow Canadian and a near and dear friend, grew up playing hockey in Wilcox, Saskatchewan. The Notre Dame Hounds, a hockey team, belonged to a catholic boarding school in the middle of the Canadian Prairies. The Hounds produce exceptional hockey players but … [Read more...] about If you can’t play BIG don’t even bother playing small.
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PERSPECTIVE: “I want to develop from the roots, to help their future. If their roots will be strong, whatever they go, they can do, will be better.” As a child, Rahman Mohammad Ataur had a passion for education, but he was unable to finish his studies as his parents couldn’t afford the school fees and needed him to help them with farming. In March 2015, at the … [Read more...] about ‘I survived an explosion in S’pore that left me in a coma. Now, I run my own school.’: Former migrant worker
PHUKET: The earth possesses a finite amount of natural resources – ores, timber, oils, for example – but our demand for those resources is growing exponentially. It is time we start looking at serious alternatives to help reduce the amount of waste we produce in our quest for ever more buildings. It doesn’t take a great deal of imagination to visualize the amount of … [Read more...] about Building for sustainability – Phuket property
PHOTOS: Antonio Patong A three storey building and scaffolding collapsed in Rawai at 2.15pm Sunday afternoon, killing one person and injuring many other workers. The construction site is for the VIP Mercury Condominium project on Wiset Road in Rawai – near the Rawai Municipality Office heading towards Nai Harn Beach Park (map below). Eight people were rushed to Chalong … [Read more...] about Scaffolding collapse at VIP Mercury Condominium in Rawai, Phuket kills 1
The Phoenix is going up for auction today. The auction is being held by Thailand’s AMLO (Anti Money Laundering Office) as the investigation is now complete and the vessel is no longer needed for evidence. Interested bidders have been able to inspect the vessel as it sits at the Rattanachai Shipyard in Phuket. The Phoenix is the boat that sank last July in a sudden storm that … [Read more...] about OPINION: The Phoenix shouldn’t be auctioned off today