• Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
    Education 4.0: Losing sight of the present?
    EDUCATION 4.0 is an upcoming era of education with a major change: the integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM subjects) through project-based activities to promote active learning (seeking knowledge without requiring a ‘feeder’) to prepare for the future technology-driven economy.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    One and done, a single rate hike was more than enough
    AFTER AN extended period of holding the policy rate at 1.50 per cent, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided in December 2018 to raise the policy rate to 1.75 per cent. At the following meeting in February 2019, the committee voted to maintain the policy.
    Economy
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Technology is the key shaper of year’s retail trends
    THIS IS poised to be a transformational year for retail. Technology in 2019 continues to change the rules of engagement, consumers are more demanding than ever, and getting them to notice your brand amid all the noise in the market is an even greater challenge.
    Economy
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Five learning trends to adopt this year and beyond
    TRUTH to be told, learning is an important and lifelong pursuit for every human being. We continue to learn and absorb new things daily. But to truly understand, we use must apply our learning to real-life applications. And understand there is no one way to gain knowledge.
    Economy
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    2019: the year of choices for Asean bond markets
    IF JANUARY developments are any to go by, 2019 looks to be a year of heightened volatility with risk themes across rates, trade and general economic growth continuing to ebb and flow in the global financial markets. But rather than playing it safe, the availability of choices will be the bond market’s new best friend in this fluid environment.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Finance department will be very different in a digital world
    FROM APPLICATIONS in mobile phones, to home automation, to cashless society and beyond, digital is now the new norm in our everyday lives. It is changing what we do and how we get things done in countless ways.
    Economy
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    2019: When data becomes the key infrastructure driver
    NEW technologies, global political uncertainty and capability challenges are just some of the big challenges facing infrastructure developers, investors, operators and planners in the coming year.
    Economy
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    Top three rising business trends for 2019
    MANY businesses and individuals these days virtually live on the online platforms. Digitalisation has brought with it several positive impacts on our everyday activities. It has also delivered the risk of privacy breaches and the need to be aware of cybersecurity issues. In the era of digital economy, three industries stand out from the crowd – e-commerce, digital marketing and cybersecurity.
    Economy
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    New tax regime for corporations
    THAILAND has replaced three tax-incentive regimes with one, in response to a report that found the previous approach was creating harmful tax incentives.
    Economy
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Surviving Year of the Pig: Avoid assumptions in decision-making
    AT THE beginning of each year, investors rush to find as much investment guidance as they can from various well-known financial institutions or market “Gurus” in order to “make money” in the market (hopefully).
    Economy
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Survey finds Thailand strong for M&A investment
    MERGER and acquisition activity in Thailand has risen consistently over recent years.
    Economy
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Multinationals in need of competitive imperatives
    AS MULTINATIONALS struggle to satisfy fickle consumers, compete against agile local players and keep up with disruptive digital technologies, they are discovering that bold moves rather than incremental solutions open doors to better opportunities.
    Economy
  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
    Threading needle between slowing growth, new policy
    GLOBAL ECONOMY in 2019 faces daunting challenges on multiple fronts. On the one hand, world economic growth is poised to decelerate as support from fiscal stimulus in the US such as tax cut and increased government spending fades.
    Economy
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
    AI technology is not unreachable for SMEs
    ARTIFICIAL Intelligence (AI) has become a business and marketing buzzword, helping enhance the value of many corporations.
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Grow your ‘learning mindset’ to be transformational
    IT IS because of learning that the light bulb was invented. It is also learning that allowed the discovery of electricity to power that light bulb. All the advancements in our world that make our lives better exist because of learning.
    Economy
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