Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Progress report for Thailand 4.0: Time to turn it off and on again?
Among recent reports on Thailand’s economy, one in particular stands out.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
Stamford, partners strategise to unleash Graduate 4.0’s potential
STAMFORD International University, which has shaped the careers of students from more than 100 countries over the past 23 years, took its goals a few steps further by creating an industry engagement platform with its industry partners, aimed at understanding first-hand expectations and challenges faced by top recruiters and industry leaders seeking to build strong talent pipelines.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Asean states must be prepared for a ‘fast-changing industrial revolution’
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, has posed both opportunities and challenges to Asean. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, speaks to Viet Nam News about the pressures of the ongoing
technological and scientific revolution.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
Algorithms could power us to Thailand 4.0 – and dictatorship
While Thailand is still working on getting the “4.0” digital economy in motion, developed countries are already booting up their “5.0” era.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 06:42
Asean 4.0: Making it work for the future
Asean's advantages will be meaningless without effective cross-border policies that enable greater movement of data, talent and capital and ease of market access.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
Thai demand offers scope for S Korean
THE THAI market has enough demand side support for South Korean robotics and automation firms to invest in the country thanks to Thailand’s 4.0 policy, Kim Jongheon, director of the Korea Institute for Robot Industry Advancement (KIRIA), said yesterday.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 18:50
FB page demands new Skytrain lift signs
A Facebook page has called for the BTS Skytrain to change signs on elevators to state that priority must be given to people with disabilities and movement difficulties.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Mobilising SMEs towards Thailand 4.0
THE GOVERNMENT has set an ambitious goal to raise the contribution of SMEs to 50 per cent of GDP from 36 per cent, under the 13th national social and economic development plan (2021-25). Currently there are three million SMEs comprising 99.7 per cent of Thai businesses, employing 10 million people.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Mindset: key differentiator to succeed in Industry 4.0
CHANGES in “behaviours” have always been dictated as a sole factor to conceive new and better “results”. In-depth scientific studies, however, reveal that “mindset” is, in fact, an underlying factor shaping one’s behaviours and eventually driving results.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Pathum Thani to grow into ‘Market City of Thailand’
Pathum Thani, known for its diverse range of markets, plans to revamp the sprawling facilities under an initiative that will see the area rebadged as the “Market City of Thailand” with international recognition.
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:00
Student tech education boosted to prepare 4.0 workforce
Having succeeded in raising Thailand’s ratio of vocational students to 39.7 per cent this year – inching towards the government’s goal of 50 per cent – the Office of Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) head Suthep Chittayawong has vowed to boost it further.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
EEC boosts interest in S-curve industries
THE GOVERNMENT’S Thailand 4.0 initiative and Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) mega-investment programme have significantly boosted businessmen’s interests in automation and related technology investment, according to Chaiyot Piyawannarat, ABB’s managing director for Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos.
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:45
PM pleased with upward growth revision by ADB
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has welcomed the upward revision of Thailand’s projected economic growth for 2018 from 4.0 to 4.2 per cent by the Asian Development Bank, Government Spokesman Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Saturday.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
SUPALAI TO TAKE MK
Supalai Plc (SPALI) has reiterated that it would make a takeover bid for MK Real Estate Plc (MK) in a deal that values the targeted real estate developer at Bt4.067 billion as stated earlier, said Tritecha Tangmatitham, managing director of SPALI. MK’s share price rose above its voluntary tender offer of Bt4.10 per share to Bt4.64 yesterday.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
Telecom regulator pledges effective spectrum management to embrace Thailand 4.0 initiative
THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has planned to ensure more effective spectrum management as its core competency to embark on the Thailand 4.0 model, according to the regulator’s secretary general Takorn Tantasith.