Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
Dept in big push for SMEs to embrace e-commerce platforms
WITH a budget of Bt1.28 billion, the Ministry of Industry’s Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) aims to generate a business value of Bt13 billion in 2019 through bringing traditional small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) onto e-commerce platforms and boosting the country’s startup ecosystem through Thailand Inno Space – the ministry’s flagship project.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
Prayut has a duty to stand up to China
As the representative of Asean interests at this week’s Belt and Road Forum, PM must push for fairer deals
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
Push for sustainable travel to save the planet
AS THE world marked Earth Day yesterday (April 22), digital travel platform Booking.com released findings from its annual sustainable travel report. Research reveals that almost three-quarters (72 per cent) of travellers believe that people need to act now and make sustainable travel choices to save the planet for future generations.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 20:30
Asean finance ministers push for financial service liberalisation under RCEP
“We reiterate our commitment to strengthening Asean’s partnership with regional partners. We aim to conclude the financial services annex of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [RCEP] negotiation by the end of 2019,” a joint statement from Asean finance ministers and central bank governors’ meeting read.
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
Govt urged to push for electric vehicles
TO IMPLEMENT a successful national policy on adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), governments need proper mechanisms to ensure competition drives the EV market growth, Dr Chunyuan Gu, ABB’s president for Asia, Middle East and Africa, said.
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:00
Sansiri homes in on Chinese buyers
DEVELOPER Sansiri Plc has stepped up its push for overseas buyers of its residential properties in Thailand with the opening of a sales gallery in Hong Kong.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
Lazada looks to Thailand in sales push for region
THE internet economy in Southeast Asia has been tipped to reach US$240 billion by 2025, and e-commerce operator Lazada is aiming to carve out a large slice of this.
Thu, 07 Mar 2019 01:00
Krungsri unit in online push for 5.3% gain in managed assets
KRUNGSRI Asset Management targets its asset under management (AUM) business to grow 5.3 per cent to Bt530 billion this year through expanding its online services.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
Extra HK$50bn funding in push for port city’s tech hub goal
DESPITE a lower-than-expected HK$58.7 billion (Bt237.75 billion) surplus, Hong Kong will still persevere in its efforts to turn the city into a smart, technology and innovation hub in the region, aiming to splash an extra HK$45 billion on high-tech spending, in line with the plan spelt out in the recently unveiled Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area blueprint.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
New cyberlaw ripe for abuse, activists warn
Election candidates urged to push for changes to prevent misuse by officials.
Sat, 02 Mar 2019 01:00
Security cooperation plan pushed for defence ministers' meeting
The Defence Ministry will propose a “3S” model framework to push forward security cooperation in the upcoming Asean Defence Ministers’ Meeting [ADMM] and ADMM-Plus to be hosted by Thailand in Bangkok this year.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
School directors push for shelving of new education bill
School directors in the Northeast are demanding that the new National Education Bill be suspended until a new government is formed after the March 24 election.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
PM targets diesel cars, factories
PRAYUT TO PUSH FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES; BACKS STRATEGY OF SPRAYING WATER TO LESSEN SMOG
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
Push for a better, cleaner diesel for cars in Bangkok
Re: “Fleet of small planes to spray water … in bid to fight pollution”, Front Page, January 31.
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
Thailand to push RCEP deal this year
THAILAND, as Asean chair, will push for conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations by the year-end in order to counterbalance the negative impacts of the US-China trade war.