• Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:28
    S'pore to fund new regional cybersecurity training center
    Singapore will spend 30 million Singapore dollars (about US$21.89 million) on fully funding the upcoming ASEAN-Singapore Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (ASCCE), the Channel NewsAsia quoted a government factsheet as saying on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:20
    Asian markets ride positive wave on hopes for trade resolution
    Asian markets rose Wednesday as tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were considered lighter than feared, while there are hopes the two sides can eventually hammer out a deal to avert an all-out trade war.
    business
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Hitachi targets Lumada Centre as Asean hub
    HITACHI HAS invested more than Bt50 million to set up the Lumada Centre at Amata City industrial estate in Chon Buri province to support customers in the Southeast Asia region. The firm expects to generate Bt60 billion revenue in Thailand in fiscal year 2018 and achieve Bt90 billion by fiscal year 2021.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    China ‘protects environment’ in its Belt and Road initiative
    CHINA has been ensuring high environment protection standards in all its projects under the Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia and elsewhere, the leader of a Chinese government environmental agency said.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:32
    Boots Thailand appoints new managing director
    Boots Thailand announced the appointment of Mike Wanliss as managing director of Boots Retail (Thailand) Ltd. He will take up his new role on January 21 and will report to Dean Thompson, vice president and regional managing director Asia for international retail, Walgreens Boots Alliance.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Go-Jek to raise $2 bn as it races Grab in Southeast Asia
    GO-JEK, Indonesia’s most valuable technology start-up, is in talks to raise at least US$2 billion to fuel an accelerated expansion overseas, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:37
    Asian markets bounce on talks hopes after Trump tariff threat
    Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday after Donald Trump said he would thump China with another round of tariffs but give some room for talks before jacking them up to the highest rate.
    business
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    US premium-outlet giant looks to Southeast Asia for future expansion
    SIMON PROPERTY Group, a US-based operator of premium shopping outlets, has set sights on the Southeast Asia market for future expansion, Uchenna Akujuo, the group’s director for international development and finance, revealed.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    2 bankruptcy laws being amended
    Move to bring insolvency laws up to world standards, more help for SMEs.
    national
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:08
    Asian markets sink on fears of fresh Trump tariffs on China
    Asian markets sank on Monday following reports that Donald Trump is planning to hit China with another round of tariffs, dealing a blow to hopes for talks between the two economic giants.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 21:23
    Thai captain quits after failure to clinch Davis Cup promotion
    Hosts Thailand again failed to win promotion to Group I after they lost to Lebanon 3-2 in the Davis Cup Zone Asia/Oceania Qualifying Group II final at the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand on Sunday.
    sports
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Five key themes for investors in the upcoming years
    Angry societies, infrastructure, technology, silver economy and millennial values will be the five key investment themes for investors in the upcoming years, said Pornchai Prasertsintanah, Thailand’s country manager and head of South Asia Equities of Credit Suisse Securities (Thailand) Ltd.
    Economy
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Retailers urged to gain consumer insights via technology
    Retailers need to create more value for consumers by using the proper equipment, data and technology, according to Will Yunfei Wu, project manager for RetailEX Asean, the largest annual international trade exhibition and conference in Southeast Asia.
    Economy
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 12:15
    Which Asian Countries Are The Most Innovative?
    NEW DELHI - Singapore, South Korea and Japan are the most innovative countries in Asia whereas Pakistan and Bangladesh are the least innovative, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018 report.
    Tech
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 18:18
    Thailand is one point away from Davis Cup defeat
    Thailand’s chance to get a promotion to Group I looks uncertain after they trailed Lebanon 0-2 in the Davis Cup Zone Asia/Oceania Qualifying Group II final round at the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand on Saturday.
    sports
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