Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:42
Whither Asean’s relevance in a changing geopolitical order?
The Asean Summit in Singapore draws to a close amid the typical fanfare and self-congratulatory atmosphere. As the chairmanship baton passes on to Thailand in 2019, concerns remain over the relevance of Asean as the proverbial elephant in the room.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
SURVEY Average wage to rise by 5.3 per cent next year
The average salary increase across industries in Thailand is expected to rise slightly from 5.2 per cent to 5.3 per cent in 2019, according to the Total Compensation Measurement (TCM) Study and Benefit Survey 2018, conducted by Aon Plc, a global services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:00
Centara to open fourth property in Krabi
Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel group has signed a Hotel Management Agreement for a 180-room property on Ao Nang Beach, Krabi, under its upscale brand Centara. Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi will be Centara’s fourth property in Krabi and is expected to open in September 2019.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:31
60,000 foreigners eyed for nursing care in Japan
The Japanese government presented on Wednesday the estimated maximum number of foreign workers to be accepted in 14 envisaged business fields over the five years from fiscal 2019, releasing such figures as 60,000 people in nursing care, 53,000 in eating out, 40,000 in construction and 36,500 in agriculture.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:00
Singapore brings light to 2019
The I Light Marina Bay light art festival returns to Singapore in the new year with a special i Light Singapore Bicentennial Edition running from January 28 to February 24 on the theme “Bridges of Time”.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
Bangchak explores self-sustaining solar project
BANGCHAK CORPORATION Plc plans to invest Bt77 billion to expand its businesses from 2019 to 2022 and provide a “greenovative experience” to its customers.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
Malaysia's Finance minister says he wasn't sleeping in Parliament, merely resting his eyes
PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has denied claims that he fell asleep during the Budget 2019 debate, stating: "My eyes were unwell, and I did not doze off in Parliament."
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 20:10
Tech firm expects 2019 breakthroughs
Dimension Data, the US$8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider, has launched its Tech Trends 2019 Report.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
AUTO PLAN IN THE WORKS
The Industry Ministry is working with other state agencies to draw up a five-year (2019-23) automotive industry development master plan, aiming to woo owners of electric car technology to set up plants in Thailand, according to the Office of Industrial Economics’ director-general Nattapol Rangsitpol.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
SB Design launches solutions for condos
SB Design Square, the leader in innovative furniture design, yesterday announced a new business model “Condo Solutions @ SB Design Square”, a one-stop service for condominium decoration, with a sale revenue projection of at least Bt300 million within 2019.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:46
ONE CHAMPIONSHIP LAUNCHES ASIA’S LARGEST GLOBAL ESPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
ONE Championship™ (ONE) has officially launched ONE eSports, Asia’s largest global eSports Championship Series. ONE Championship and Dentsu Inc., Japan’s largest global advertising agency, have agreed to launch ONE eSports as a joint venture together in 2019. Razer, Singtel, and other top industry players have also entered into partnership MOUs with ONE eSports to lead Asia's eSports industry toge
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:00
New luxury in the midst of old luxury
The Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, located in the heart of historic Beijing, with roof-terrace views of the Forbidden City, will open its doors in early 2019.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
BBL banks on overseas operations to push 5% loan growth in 2019
Despite Thailand’s expected economic slowdown next year, Bangkok Bank (BBL) is targeting a 5-per-cent rise in the overall loan portfolio next year, which could be driven partly by estimated growth in loans from foreign operations.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:14
Tata Steel sales and exports up in the first half of fiscal 2019
Tata Steel (Thailand) PCL reported a 7-per-cent quarter-on-quarter increase in net sales during the period July to September.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:06
Viva Forever! Spice Girls reveal 2019 UK reunion tour
Say You'll Be There: Best-selling 90s girl band the Spice Girls promise to give fans what they really, really want on a UK reunion tour next year.