Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
Construction deadline for new Parliament extended to December 2019
THE CABINET has set a deadline of December 2019 for the completion of the long-delayed new Parliament complex, after rejecting a request for an additional Bt8.13 billion on top of the original Bt12 billion price tag.
Sun, 13 May 2018 13:30:00
Mega banks in Japan to hire more science students
TOKYO - A growing number of financial institutions are interested in hiring more new graduates with science and engineering degrees in spring 2019.
Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
OTOP FUNDS APPROVED
One Tambon, One Product Committee (OTOP committee) has approved a budget of Bt901 million to promote OTOP products for fiscal year 2018-2019, director-general of Business Development Department of Commerce Ministry Kullanee Issadisal said after a meeting chaired by deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday.
Wed, 09 May 2018 14:09:54
Kerry adding 8,000 new trucks, motorbikes
Kerry Express (Thailand) has ordered more than 8,000 new four-wheel trucks and motorcycles to support its expansion plan for 2018 and 2019.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:52:44
Pace aims to wipe out Bt20bn debt pile by end of 2019
Listed property firm Pace Development Corp plans to have paid off its Bt20-billion debt by the end of next year, chief executive officer Sorapoj Techakraisri said on Tuesday
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Widodo to complete 38 strategic projects in his term
INDONESIAN PRESIDENT Joko Widodo aims to complete 38 out of 222 projects listed on the National Strategic Projects (PSN) list by the third quarter of 2019, when the president ends his five-year term.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Bt23m bonus as Thai women reach World Cup finals
THE THAI national women’s football team have booked their place at next year’s World Cup in France after a 3-1 win over the Philippines in the Asian Cup in Jordan.
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 05:45:17
Thailand make second World Cup Final
The national football team beat the Philippines 3-1 in their AFC Women’s Asian Cup Group A last preliminary game in Jordan on Thursday which earned them a slot into the 2019 World Cup Final for the second straight time.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:05:42
APAC banks to use AI in collections and recovery by 2019: FICO
Artificial intelligence (AI) is integral to improving collections, according to banks in Asia Pacific (APAC). In a survey conducted as part of the FutureCollect event last month, seven out of 10 senior collections managers said they are planned to integrate AI with their collections systems within the next two years, with a further 24 per cent indicating that it would be introduced next year.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:16:46
All travellers leaving Japan to pay 1,000-yen 'sayonara tax' from January 2019
Starting next year (2019), all travellers leaving Japan will be required to pay a "Sayonara levy" of 1,000 yen (RM36.27), reported Japanese media.
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:07:30
NOD TO FISCAL BUDGET
The Cabinet yesterday approved the Bt3 trillion fiscal budget for 2019 (October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019), representing a budget deficit of Bt450 billion, said government spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd.
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Giant liner to make waves for Royal Caribbean in SE Asia
ROYAL Caribbean International yesterday announced that its Quantum of the Seas – Asia’s largest cruise liner – will be back in Southeast Asia for a six-month home-porting season in 2019 and 2020. This would marks the cruise line’s longest deployment in the region for a Quantum Class ship.
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Self-driving vehicles coming by 2019: automakers
EVERYBODY KNOWS, clearly or vaguely, that someday our cars will drive us around autonomously, but their time of arrival has been a heated topic. While the optimistic argue such cars are only three to five years away, many others insist it may take 10 years for them to become a reality.
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 17:26:01
TMB appoints Experian to support IFRS 9 adoption, compliance efforts
To help meet the challenges and complexity of implementing IFRS 9, TMB Bank has appointed global information services company Experian to support its IFRS 9 adoption and compliance efforts ahead of the standard’s global implementation deadline this year – and Thai implementation by January 1, 2019.
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Progress seen on Pacific trade pact
AT LEAST six member countries of the Transpacific Partnership’s new avatar, the CPTPP, including Vietnam, are likely to ratify it this year, enabling it to come into force in early 2019, a seminar has heard in Ho Chi Minh City.