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.
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 01:00
Greater Mekong states endorse joint five-year plan
THE ENVIRONMENT ministers of the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) states have endorsed the Core Environment Programme (CEP) Strategic Framework and Action Plan for 2018 to 2022 for member countries to work together on environmental issues and environmentally friendly development.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00
Vow for digital economy to be a reality this year
GOVERNMENT ministers have vowed to make the digital economy become a reality in Thailand this year by accelerating changes to the legal and regulatory framework and the roll out of high-speed Internet services to all parts of the country.
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:00
Views sought on Singapore short-term home rentals
THE Singapore government, which has charged two men with unauthorised short-term letting of apartments, said yesterday it plans to seek public feedback soon on a regulatory framework for allowing such accommodation.
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 01:00
Tobacco industry thwarting smoking control aims, WHO says
Interference by the tobacco industry will remain an impediment in fully implementing effective tobacco control measures under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in Southeast Asia.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00
Suu Kyi faces tepid UN criticism over Rohingya at summit
CONCERNS about Rakhine state in Myanmar continued to emerge yesterday during Asean-related meetings in Manila, although Southeast Asian countries adhered to a humanitarian-aid framework to deal with the crisis.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:19
'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.