• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thailand’s Pakistani immigrants need not fear persecution at home
    Re: “Surviving on Faith”, Insight, March 16.
    your say
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Concern over slow oil demand growth overshadows supply cuts
    THE OIL sector has witnessed a series of developments in early 2019 that have clouded demand prospects and have sent out a signal to the market that the recovery in prices could be at a slower pace than previously expected.
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:58
    How Emerging Technologies Are Creating a Race for Insights
    In an increasingly digital world, a common denominator for successful organizations is the ability to empower its workforce and customers with the right information at breakneck speeds. With IDC forecasting that at least 50% of global GDP will be digitized by 2021, putting data to good use is no longer merely important, but a genuine prerequisite in order to compete.
    Tech
  • 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
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
    A sportsman who is allergic to vinegar – an insight into Malaysia's new King Read
    PEKAN - Sultan Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong is a quiet king and is not fussy since his youth, according to Bernama.
    Breaking News
  • 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
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