• Sun, 23 Jun 2019 20:25
    Majority of net users watch online videos in China
    About 725 million internet users in China, or 87.5 percent of the total online population, watched online videos in 2018, while more than 230 million users have paid for membership of Chinese online video platforms, according to a report released on June 11 at the Internet Summit in Shanghai.
    Tech
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    Women execs  fare better  in Thailand,  survey finds 
    THIRTY-ONE per cent of women living and working in Thailand on average are likely to hold a management position. When it comes to the world’s largest corporations, only 24 per cent of women (4.8 per cent) are CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, with female professionals accounting for less than a quarter (24 per cent) of senior roles globally, according to the 2018 Fortune list.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    Myanmar needs ‘wise’ investments
    DESPITE the ongoing Rakhine crisis and intensification of conflicts that may impact on the performance of the tourism sector and investor sentiment, Myanmar’s economy is slowly picking up speed and regaining stability after a volatile 2018, and that could continue if the country invests wisely and inclusively, says a new report by the World Bank.
    Economy
  • Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:00
    So Yeon Ryu feeling right at Home in Grand Rapids
    So Yeon Ryu is making her fourth trip to Blythefield Country Club, the site of her sixth LPGA Tour victory in 2018 and an event that is near and dear to her heart.
    sports
  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
    Singapore’s healthcare cost inflation hit 10 per cent last year
    SINGAPORE’S medical trend rate - which measures medical cost inflation - was 10 per cent in 2018, 10 times the Singapore economy’s estimated 2018 inflation rate of 1 per cent, according to Mercer Marsh Benefits’ 2019 Medical Trends Around the World report.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00
    Media group study finds Google makes billions from news -
    Washington - Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to a media industry-sponsored study released Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 01:00
    Turkey too good for Thailand in VNL
    2018 runners-up Turkey proved too tough for host Thailand as they tamed the home team 3-0 in the last round-robin match of Pool 11 of the Volleyball Nations League at Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Thursday.
    sports
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
    SHIPPING Southeast Asia still  top region for losses 
    Asia Pacific remains the region with the biggest shipping losses, accounting for 45 per cent of the total globally in 2018, according to the Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2019. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 30 May 2019 18:10
    Govt  deficit grows 
    Thailand’s fiscal budget deficit rose 12.7 per cent in the first seven months of the current fiscal year (October 2018 to April 2019) to Bt619.88 billion, from Bt549.9 billion in the same period last year, according to Lavaron Sangsnit, Director–General of the Fiscal Policy Office and Ministry of Finance’s Spokesperson.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 28 May 2019 18:48
    Norwegian Seafood Council promises more growth in Thailand
    With export of fresh Norwegian salmon to Thailand exceeding 10,000 tonnes for the first time in 2018 and Norwegian seafood totaling 29,000 tonnes valued at Bt4.8 billion, an increase of 10 per cent from last year, Thailand has become the focal point of the Norwegian seafood industry’s market investments in Southeast Asia.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 29 May 2019 01:00
    BOSCH Tech, service supplier  posts rise in Asia sales 
    Bosch, a global supplier of technology and services, ended its 2018 fiscal year with 839 million euros in consolidated sales across Southeast Asia – an increase of nearly 5 per cent compared to the previous year. 
    Corporate
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 04:48
    State enterprise income 20% above projections
    State enterprises have paid income worth Bt21.027 billion to the State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO) of the Finance Ministry from October 2018 till April 2019, up 20 per cent from early estimates, SEPO’s director-general Prapas Kong-led said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
    What’s next for China’s tech investment in the Asean region?
    LAST YEAR was a watermark year for Asean’s technology sector, with inbound investments in 2018 alone reaching $11 billion Singaporean dollars (Bt253 billion), almost double the S$5.8 billion invested in 2017, according to Singapore-based venture capital firm, Cento Ventures.
    Economy
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Revenues from TRAIN exceed 2018 target
    ADDITIONAL revenues from the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act exceeded the government’s target by 8.1 per cent in 2018 even as the law also allowed taxpayers to take home more money with their lower personal income tax rates.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 14:56
    GrabFood hits 4m orders
    Grab announced in a press release on Friday that GrabFood, its on-demand food delivery business, achieved more than 4 million orders in the first 4 months of 2019, surpassing the 3 million orders achieved in 2018.
    Corporate
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