China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) Initiatives are propelling Chinese buyers towards the Southeast Asian property market, reports (18 September 2017). Chinese are increasingly property hunting during their trips abroad, such as in Thailand, which sees property tours from China heading to Thailand each month for site inspections. According to, China's leading real estate website, Q2 2017 saw Chinese enquiry for properties in Thailand and Malaysia growing 147% and 95% y-o-y, respectively. [Original article in Chinese.]