• Wed, 29 May 2019 01:00
    Applications for IBC finally open for businesses
    BUSINESSES should be aware that Thailand’s International Business Centre (IBC) regime came into effect last December, replacing three headquarter incentive regimes – International Headquarters (IHQ), Regional Operating Headquarters (ROH2010) and International Trading Centre (ITC).
    Economy
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Investing in learning for a continuous return
    THE TERM “investment” is one we’re all familiar with, one way or another. You may have invested in the stock market, real estate or even gold, but we all understand that the money put into these choices are just long-term investments for higher return in the future.
    Economy
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tomorrow has come for China’s capital markets 
    IN 1980, sponsors of China’s Yizheng Chemical Fibres desperately needed capital to realise their ambition to build a large-scale chemical-fibre plant. State-owned financial institutions were unable to help.
    Economy
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    Careful plans lead to success with office tech in healthcare 
    A new and rapidly changing healthcare landscape has emerged globally, where digital technologies are becoming increasingly normalised into the everyday delivery of healthcare.
    Economy
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    The ‘yield curve’ has inverted
    THE “YIELD curve”, or the gap between long-term and short-term interest rates, inverts when short-term rates are higher than long-term rates.
    Economy
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
    A perfect storm of financial services transformation
    THE FINANCIAL services industry is undergoing a perfect storm of transformation caused by changes in the regulatory environment, intense competition from fintech startups and increased investments in digital tools by traditional players.
    Economy
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    Volatility and opportunity in the Year of the Pig
    IN ASIA, pigs are seen as a symbol of prosperity. So based on this, one would naturally think that 2019 should bring with it a positive outlook.
    Economy
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Digitised election: How data analytics can influence voters
    DATA IS the new oil, but it’s valuable if it is refined. Either tech giants like Google, Facebook or local listed firms like Thai commercial banks heavily utilise data to get a better understanding their clients so they can offer them better services in a personalised way.
    Economy
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Global headwinds the impetus to fast-track Asean integration in 2019 
    THE THREAT of macro-economic headwinds dragging global growth should be the impetus Asean needs to push its reform agenda harder in 2019, a HSBC senior executive opined recently.
    Economy
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Southeast Asia: A bright spot for global investors hid
    ASK MANY American, German or Canadian businesses or investors about “Asian business opportunities,” and they are likely to think “China,” and perhaps “India.” Southeast Asia – home to countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines – is likely to be an afterthought. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    Redesigning work for our ageing workforce
    TODAY’S fastest-growing workforce segment is taking organisations by storm – demanding flexibility, equal opportunity and better access to training and development. And no, we are not talking about millennials.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
    Banks must solve 3 problems to spur digital transformation 
    FROM FIGHTING the war for deposits to breaking down silos in digital transformation and analysing the payment landscape, FICO is confident that banks will make substantial progress next year in three areas of tactical concern within consumer banking.
    Economy
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
    Banks must solve 3 problems to in digital transformation 
    FROM FIGHTING the war for deposits to breaking down silos in digital transformation and analysing the payment landscape, FICO is confident that banks will make substantial progress next year in three areas of tactical concern within consumer banking.
    Economy
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
    Winning the customer satisfaction war with AI
    STEVE JOBS: “You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology – not the other way around”
    Economy
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    Re-imagining the future of B2B payments
    IN RECENT YEARS, retail customers have got their demands for a simple and seamless digital experience answered.
    Economy
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