• Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Next govt urged to focus on SMEs, reskilling
    THE post-election government should focus its policies on supporting Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), reskilling the workforce, and continue the ongoing infrastructure development plans, according to Yunyong Thaicharoen, first executive vice president and head of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB)’s Economic Intelligence Centre.
    Economy
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Local train manufacturing plant on agenda
    The Transport Ministry is studying the possibility of setting up a train assembly plant in Thailand in keeping with the country’s policy to expand investments in infrastructure projects, especially more than 10 rail projects until 2022, Deputy Transport Minster Pailin Chuchottaworn said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00
    Photo Gallery : Clean-up begins, as Pabuk departs 
    Tropical storm Pabuk has exited Nakhon Si Thammarat towards the Andaman Sea, leaving behind a trail of destruction. Numerous houses were damaged and also public infrastructure such as electric poles and roads among others. 
    national
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Myanmar to push 5G development despite obstacles 
    THE CHALLENGES faced by developing nations in digital transformation, such as the lack of infrastructure and technical knowhow will not deter Myanmar from acquiring the fifth generation of wireless technology (5G), according to speakers at the Myanmar 5G Forum 2018 held yesterday.
    Tech
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    KTB unit advises long-term quality stock investments for 2019
    INVESTORS should make “long-term quality investments” in property, infrastructure, power and healthcare next year despite the expected volatile and uncertain environment, says an expert from KTB Securities (Thailand) (KTBST). 
    Economy
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    Prayut is not as bad as some make him out to be
    The baht is still strong, the GDP is still moving towards 3.3 and up, infrastructure is being built, corruption has been reined in a little. 
    your say
  • Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
    Permafrost thaw threatens 70 per cent of Arctic infrastructure: study
    A warming climate is thawing permafrost and up to 70 per cent of infrastructure in the Arctic region is at risk, including key oil and gas fields, a new study said yesterday.
    opinion
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Tap water business booming in Laos
    THE TAP-WATER business in Laos’ top tourist destination Luang Prabang has enormous potential for growth due to the rapid expansion of tourism, a high-speed rail project in the works and high demand for water utilities across the country, according to Exim Bank and Thai investors in Laos.
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    S Korea officially launches 5G service via Samsung phone
    TO MARK the official launch of the fifth-generation of mobile network, South Korean mobile carriers held various celebrations on Saturday, and vowed to aggressively expand their 5G infrastructure across the country in preparation for launch on smartphones in March, according to the telcos on Sunday.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thai workforce ‘needs to be reskilled’
    SMART INVESTMENT in human resources and infrastructure are necessary to advance the Thailand 4.0 policy and develop the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), experts suggest.
    Economy
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 19:22
    Siemens showcases digitalisation to innovate Thai EEC
    Siemens is hosting the “EEC Journey: Connect, Create, Collaborate for Joint Success” forum to demonstrate its vision towards digitalisation in technology, innovation and infrastructure as a key success driver for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to Asean.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    Myanmar’s poorest state beckons investors 
    CHIN state’s underdeveloped infrastructure presents great opportunities for domestic and foreign investors if they do their homework, says a report that looks into business prospects in Myanmar’s poorest region.
    Economy
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 14:45
    Xi: China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative 'not a trap'
    President Xi Jinping on Saturday defended China's "belt and road" infrastructure initiative, insisting it was "not a trap" amid criticism from the United States among others.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:41
    Japan, U.S. to invest ¥8 tril. in Indo-Pacific development
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence agreed Tuesday that Japan and the United States will work together to provide up to $70 billion (about ¥7.98 trillion) for infrastructure development primarily in the Indo-Pacific region.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 20:10
    Tech firm expects 2019 breakthroughs
    Dimension Data, the US$8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider, has launched its Tech Trends 2019 Report.
    Breaking News
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