• Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    BGrimm gets ADB funding for boost to Asean energy
    THE ASIAN Development Bank (ADB) has signed a loan equivalent of up with $235 million to BGrimm Power Public Company Limited (BGrimm Power), one of the largest power producers in Thailand, to develop and enhance renewable energy capacity in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).
    Corporate
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    World ambassadors get taste of northern Thai culture
    CULTURE Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat is all set to host nearly 40 ambassadors and their spouses from 20 countries, as they explore the northern cultures of Thailand and Myanmar, with the aim of strengthening and extending cultural cooperation between Thailand and Asean countries.
    national
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Regional cybersecurity workshop focused on prevention 
    Thailand recently co-hosted with Australia a regional cybersecurity workshop intended to strengthen cooperation in monitoring and tackling cyberthreats.
    Tech
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Seeking opportunity amid rapid growth in Vietnam
    A DISCUSSION of one of the most interesting countries in Asean in terms of investment and economic growth would have to include Vietnam. Vietnam is not just a star on its flag, but also in terms of economy and investment.
    Economy
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:48:14
    Yala festival celebrates Melayu culture
    An Asean cultural festival kicked off on Friday to promote Melayu culture and tradition.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    In tandem towards inclusion
    A charity cycling trip sets out to raise funds to complete the new training centre for the disabled in Chiang Dao
    lifestyle
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    It is time to unlock growth in Asean’s digital economy
    IN JUST decades, digital advancement has enabled technology to shift from being a business enabler to being the business. As businesses look into their plans for 2018, many tell us that the goal is to leverage new technologies to transform business models. However, digital innovation is being adopted by consumers at a faster pace than these companies can handle.
    Economy
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 09:25:18
    Asean countries initiate pilot project to reduce post-harvest losses
    Delegates from Asean countries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jump-start a cooperation pilot project on the reduction of post-harvest losses during a regional consultation meeting on Monday in Bogor, West Java.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Asean members back Surakiart board on Rakhine crisis
    Asean foreign ministers at a meeting yesterday in Singapore fully backed efforts by the former Thai foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai in his efforts to address the Rohingya crisis after a minor rift within the advisory board recently.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Born to succeed, Italian-Thai president built construction giant
    HIGH-FLYING Premchai Karnasuta, president of Italian-Thai Development plc (ITD), is one of Thailand’s most powerful businessmen after three decades of heading the construction giant, operating both in the Kingdom and across the Asean region.
    politics
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Asean e-commerce: hidden tigers meet tech dragons
    WITH 158 million middle class consumers, Asean is often seen as the next frontier for the e-commerce market. Despite experiencing rapid expansion over the past five years, e-commerce penetration is still less than 2 per cent of total retail sales in Asean.
    Economy
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Vote of confidence for Thailand coach
    The Football Association of Thailand has extended national coach Milovan Rajevac’s contract to 2020, with his major targets being to defend the Suzuki (Asean) Cup in November this year and get past at least the preliminary round of the 2019 Asian Cup.
    sports
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:54:22
    Prawit to attend Asean defence minister retreat in Singapore
    Deputy PM and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan will attend the Asean Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Singapore on Monday, said Defence Ministry spokesman Lt-General Kongcheep Tantravanich on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Logistics firm eyes e-commerce boom
    E-COMMERCE will boost the value of logistics business to Bt2.4 billion this year, according to a forecast by Shippop, a logistics start-up that entails several transport and logistic companies to deliver all online purchases. The firm expects to become No 1 for one-stop logistic services across Asean in 2020.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:26:09
    India- Asean trade on the rise
    India-Asean trade relations have been growing steadily, with Asean being India's fourth largest trading partner. Both sides have set a target of at least US$200 billion in two-way trade by 2022 compared to US$ 71 billion in 2016-17.
    business
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