Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Trump’s ‘America First’ could torpedo Asia’s free-trade instincts
As a metaphor for the wisdom of turning swords into ploughshares there could have been no better venue for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum than Danang.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Trump’s ability to realise strategy for Asia to be put to the test
US President Donald Trump has expressed his willingness to strengthen engagement with the Asia-Pacific region in cooperation with Japan’s strategy and contribute to the region’s stability.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:35:30
Survey reveals which Asia-Pacific countries are most active, pampered and gourmet
A report that aims to tease out trends among travelers in Asia-Pacific suggests that Japanese holidaymakers are the region’s biggest foodies while Aussies are most adventurous, and that Chinese travelers seek out luxurious experiences more than other countries.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:19:40
'Framework' agreed on Asia-Pacific trade pact without US
Remaining members of a major Pacific trade deal abandoned by the United States have agreed to a new framework after days of stalled talks to revive the pact, Canada's trade minister said Saturday.
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Prayut to focus on economic issues, skirt security rows, at Apec, Asean talks
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha will attend two leader summits beginning with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting in Danang today, and later moving to Manila for the Asean summit to focus on sustainable human resources development, while both events are expected to focus on hot-button global security issues.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:04:22
Airbnb to invest Bt68 million baht in Asia-Pacific tourism projects
At the APEC CEO Summit in Da Nang on Thursday, Airbnb – a leading community-driven hospitality company –announced it will invest Bt68 million through 2020 to promote and support innovative tourism projects throughout Asia-Pacific.
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Apec meet an opportunity to discuss
THAILAND will foster its strategic position in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s (Apec) Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Vietnam, while adjusting itself to cope with global dynamics and sustainability and enticing investment into the nation and the regional bloc.
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 19:42:27
Development depends on social and environmental progress: ESCAP
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Suntory teams up with PepsiCo
THE Asia-Pacific business of Japan’s Suntory and US-headquartered PepsiCo yesterday announced they are setting up a drinks joint venture in Thailand.
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Deeper regional ties urged for trade boost in region
THE TRADE outlook for the Asia-Pacific region is positive for this year but some uncertainties are forecast for 2018, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said in its annual trade and investment report.
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Countries told of impact on economy, production
Countries in the Asia-Pacific region need to gear up and prepare themselves for transition to the Industry 4.0 era that will have a major impact on their economies and productivity.
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 01:00:00
$1.1 trn corporate debt to mature through 2022
S&P Global Ratings expects US$1.1 trillion of rated Asia-Pacific financial and non-financial corporate debt to mature from the second half of 2017 through 2022, about 11 per cent of the total maturing globally, said an article published yesterday by S&P Global Fixed Income Research, titled "Asia-Pacific Refinancing Study--$1.1 Trillion Of Rated Corporate Debt Is Expected To Mature Through 2022."
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:08:23
Optimistic outlook for Asia-Pacific maturing debt
S&P Global Ratings expects US$1.1 trillion (Bt 36.4bn) of rated Asia-Pacific financial and non-financial corporate debt to mature from the second half of 2017 until 2022, about 11% of the total maturing debt around the world.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:59:24
Vestas lands major Thai order from Wind Energy Holding
Vestas Asia Pacific has won a 180-megawatt wind-park contract in Thailand, including the delivery of 60 V136-3.0 MW turbines that will be the first of their kind in Asia-Pacific.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:00:00
Bangkok named Best Asia-Pacific Leisure Destination
Bangkok wins big at the Business Traveller Awards once again