• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Fraud challenges regional banks 
    ALMOST three in four banks in Asia Pacific anticipate that fraud in their country will increase in 2019, according to a recent poll by FICO, a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company.
    Economy
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Marriott sets aggressive targets for expansion amid regional tourism boom
    MARRIOTT International, a global hotel operator, is banking on the growth potential in the Asia Pacific region to meet aggressive business targets, said Rajeev Menon, the company’s chief operating officer for Asia Pacific excluding China.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 18:05
    Two teachers saved ‘by the grace of God’
    Two teachers from the Asia Pacific International University (AIU) in Saraburi, Pradeep Tudu and Yourssry Guirguis, arrived at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on March 9 to board a flight to Kenya. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thais lead world in travel this year
    THAI people plan to travel overseas by an average 3.9 trips in 2019 – higher than other countries in the Asia Pacific and even across the globe, according to the latest survey by Visa.
    Tourism
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Huawei shrugs off US worries, looks towards the Asia Pacific
    DESPITE THE ongoing backwinds from the United States and some of its alliances, Chinese giant Huawei Technologies Co remains confident that it will continue to grow further in Asia Pacific region, according to Bob Zhu, deputy general manager of Huawei Myanmar.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Germany’s Evonik Industries expands its footprint in Myanmar
    DRIVEN by rising demand from its local partners, Germany’s Evonik Industries AG, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals, plans to expand its business in Myanmar, said Peter Meinshausen, the firm’s president for the Asia Pacific/South region.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:41
    Marriott hopes for regional expansion
    Marriott International says it plans to have 1,000 hotels in the Asia-Pacific region open by the end of 2020, creating up to 50,000 more jobs. for the region.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    CO-WORKING SPACE  JustCo plans to double footprint in region 
    Singapore-based co-working space provider JustCo has announced plans to double its current footprint in the Asia Pacific in the first half of 2019, or an ten-fold expansion from its beginning in 2015.
    Real Estate
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    Travel industry poised for boom in Asia Pacific
    The Asia Pacific region is expected to be the standout region from a growth standpoint, with hotel investment volumes forecast to grow by 15 per cent year on year in 2019, according to research by JLL’s Hotels Research team for Asia.
    Real Estate
  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:00
    How Deloitte’s blockchain laboratory is revolutionising business 
    Deloitte Asia Pacific Blockchain Lab has revealed how it is using blockchain to solve real-world finance problems. 
    Tech
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Enterprises turn to cloud for cost-effective automation
    A GROWING number of enterprises in Thailand and other Asean countries have turned to automation, analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital tools to expand their business, according to Helen Masters, Infor’s senior vice president for Asia Pacific.
    Tech
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    New fridge technologies to drive Emerson profits for next half decade
    Emerson is eyeing a business opportunity to invest US$10 to $20 million in the Asean and Asia Pacific region for new refrigeration technologies, as it aims to increase sales by up to 10 per cent in the next five years. In Thailand, the firm will focus on increasing refrigerator sales in the cold-chain market.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Hilton to ride on Asia Pacific growth
    DoubleTree by Hilton is turning its focus to Asia Pacific as part of the company’s ambitious global development plans, Sean Wooden, Hilton’s vice president for brand management, Asia Pacific, said in an interview with The Nation’s Kwanchai Rungfapaisarn.
    Corporate
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:16
    Malaysia is fifth safest country in Asia-Pacific for women, says
    Malaysia has been ranked the fifth safest country for women out of 14 countries in the Asia Pacific.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 23:42
    EGCO prepares to pay 2018 dividends
    Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (EGCO) announced a net profit in 2018 of Bt21 billion and expected to pay the final dividend from the second-half-year operation of 2018 at Bt3.5 per share. The company said it will continue to focus on pursuing overseas power business and other opportunities in the Asia Pacific region.
    Breaking News
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