Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:15
China allows UBS to control local securities business
UBS has been authorised by China's securities regulator to take a controlling stake in a local business, making the Swiss giant the first foreign bank allowed to do so under new rules.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
Moving banking to solid grounding and higher level of security
BANKS IN the changing world of financial intermediation is based on data and insights from Panorama, according to McKinsey’s eighth annual review of the global banking industry “New rules for an old game” by McKinsey’s proprietary banking research arm.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:34
Philippines opens cleaner, stricter Boracay to tourists
Tourists landed by the boatload Friday on the Philippines' Boracay island, which re-opened with a slew of new rules after a six-month shutdown aimed at undoing the impact of years of being loved to death by millions of holidaymakers.
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.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
Thai university admission system revamped in response to criticism
THE THAI UNIVERSITY Central Admission System (TCAS) has devised a new schedule and new rules, aiming at solving problems detected earlier this year.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:00
New rules ban students from ‘indecency’ and ‘inappropriate’ displays of affection
The Cabinet has approved the Education Ministry’s new regulations banning students from holding public gatherings, “inappropriate” displays of affection and causing public nuisance.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:18
Dua Lipa makes a stop in Bangkok
British pop singer and songwriter Dua Lipa will be performing her smash hits “Hotter Than Hell”, “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)”, “Scared to Be Lonely”, “New Rules” and “IDGAF” in her first concert in Thailand being staged at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani on September 17.
Fri, 11 May 2018 15:48
Wall Street banking giant JP Morgan looks to expand in China
Wall Street titan JP Morgan Chase has become the latest firm to apply for a controlling stake in a Chinese securities venture, taking advantage of new rules Beijing put in place last month as part of a move to open up the economy.
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 18:26
New rules ‘worry’ former members of established parties
The current political party law has damaged the existing parties’ membership bases and the country’s efforts to restore democracy, according to Nikorn Chamnong, director of Chat Thai Pattana Party.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:52
New rules for camping at Ranu Kumbolo
One of the ways to enjoy Mount Semeru in East Java is by camping at Ranu Kumbolo, one of the base camps in the area.
Sun, 25 Mar 2018 01:00
EC to brief parties on law changes before political activities begin
THE ELECTION COMMISSION (EC) will hold a seminar to clarify new rules and regulations for political parties on Wednesday – three days before parties can kick-start activities by sorting out their membership rosters according to the junta’s road map.
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:15
Trump approves official travel to Taiwan
President Donald Trump signed off Friday on new rules allowing top level US officials to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taipei counterparts, a move that will anger Beijing.
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:00
Thailand turning to mobile for key purchases
With 67 per cent Internet penetration and 133 per cent mobile penetration, Thailand’s rapidly increasing “connected consumers” segment is redefining the new rules of engagement for brands, according to the Tetra Pak Index 2017.
Fri, 12 May 2017 01:00
NEW RULES COMING FOR CO-OPS, CREDIT UNIONS
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:00
All taxis to be fitted with safety devices under new rules
ALL TAXIS will soon be required to install special devices as part of a government campaign aimed at overhauling the taxi industry and increasing passenger safety.