Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Central bank decides to maintain policy rate at 1.5 per cent
Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided yesterday to leave the policy rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent to bolster growth and cope with the inflation target framework, while maintaining its forecast for this year’s economic growth at 4.4 per cent.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Myanmar pushes on with telecom reforms
IN A BID to improve its transition to the digital economy, Myanmar will accelerate reforms in the telecommunications sector by strengthening its legal framework, said a senior official at the Myanmar Connect 2018, which kicked off yesterday.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Weathering the cost of climate change mitigation challenge
Thailand is getting more serious with the new climate mitigation obligation under the UN framework.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
GSMA calls for Asian countries to lift barriers on data flow
THE GSM Association (GSMA) is calling on Asian countries to promote cross-border data flows, embrace Asia’s two key privacy frameworks and set up new rules and regulations on cross-border data flows.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
Climate push comes to Bangkok
Experts arrive to map strategy for next major summit on global warming.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
Draft on govt data framework ready for Cabinet nod by October
THE DATA framework draft, which sets guidelines for all state agencies when they collect and record business data, is expected to be sent to the Cabinet for approval in October this year.
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
Dialogue must continue to mend G-7 divisions
The framework for the Group of Seven advanced nations, a structure for supporting world prosperity and stability, faces a crisis. Close dialogue must be continued to mend the state of division among the G-7 countries.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
Is it feasible for a country to run entirely on renewable energy?
Midway through the two-week 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, the presidential election results in the United States were announced. The result, Donald Trump winning the election, was a bombshell for the COP.
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
Banks urged to back fintech push
THE financial technology (fintech) sector is facing difficulties of capital mobilisation shortage, an inadequate legal framework and banks’ hesitance in co-operation, said Le Minh Hung, governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00
Integrating strategies to deal with ever-changing risks
DUE TO THE ever-changing nature of risk, we often hear terms such as ‘emerging risks’ and ‘disruptions’ popping up in discussions among top executives and in the boardroom. Together with higher expectations from stakeholders on transparency and accountability, a robust framework to manage risk is needed.
Sun, 25 Mar 2018 17:19
Reducing cyberbullying requires cooperation between sectors
The Digital Economy and Society Ministry and DTAC have joined hands to set up a collaborative framework to fight cyberbullying.
According to a 2017 survey from the National Statistical Office (NSO), 15- to 24-year-olds, had the highest Internet penetration rate at 89.8 per cent.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00
Step on cyberbullying
The Digital Economy and Society Ministry and DTAC have jointly configured a collaborative working framework for an anti-cyberbullying programme to address the growing problem in Thailand.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:43
Swiss put aside Myanmar concerns
THE lack of a legal framework for the protection of foreign investors and intellectual property rights may not deter Swiss businesses from investing in Myanmar, said Livia Leu, a senior Swiss economic official.
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00
SEC closes in on digital currency rules
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to introduce a regulatory framework governing investment in digital currencies, including the fast-moving trend for initial coin offerings (ICO).
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:11
Asean agreement on investment funds
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC), the Securities Commission Malaysia, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance the Asean Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) Framework, according to a press release from the Thailand SEC on Tuesday.