Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
Doubts raIsed on US economy as world trade slows down
GLOBAL GROWTH is slowing. Some emerging economies are already in recession and much of the developed world has slowed down markedly, with Japan, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Sweden contracting in late 2018.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
Abe to propose global rules on data flow in Davos
JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to propose creating international rules on the movement of personal and corporate data in a speech tomorrow to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, it has been learned.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
Pushing smoke-free alternatives to tobacco
Cigarette giant philip morris is focusing on research to come up with less-harmful products but concerns remain about their effectiveness
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 20:18
Federer wins record third Hopman in dramatic fashion
Roger Federer has become the most successful player in Hopman Cup history after leading Switzerland to a 2-1 win in an enthralling final of the mixed teams tournament in Perth Saturday.
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
Another step towards a cashless society
RapidzPay, a leading digital payments company from Switzerland, has announced an update to its widely anticipated digital currency launch, along with plans to open of its new regional headquarters at Major Cineplex Ratchayothin by the end of February.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:12
Hun Manet can be prime minister if he is elected: his father
PHNOM PENH - Prime Minister Hun Sen added to speculation that his eldest son, Manet, is one day likely to succeed him as Cambodian leader by telling members of the Cambodian diaspora in Switzerland that “if he is elected, he can be prime minister”.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
Win a trip to Switzerland
Switzerland Tourism is hosting “#Inlovewithswitzerland” at Siam Paragon until September 23, complete with a rolling 6-by-2.5-metre “Switzerball” sculpture by Charles Morgan.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
AMR Asia travels the rails in search of growth
THE THAILAND based AMR Asia Co Ltd sees strong growth dead ahead both at home and overseas. The project and solutions management firm is now in negotiations with Chinese firm TCT to collaborate on developing software for a rail system, and also with Switzerland’s Dropper Mayer to develop a cable car in Thailand.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:01
St Regis lines up next Michelin ‘star’
Andreas Caminada of Switzerland is the latest Michelin-star to take over the kitchen at Jojo, the popular restaurant at the St Regis Bangkok.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
Asia tycoons keen on LafargeHolcim's Indonesian unit
SWITZERLAND-based LafargeHolcim's sale of its Indonesian unit has drawn interest from Asian billionaires and regional rivals, including Japan's Taiheiyo Cement Corporation, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:34
Sun, snow, sea and la dolce vita
Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has expanded its portfolio by introducing five new members in Thailand, Norway, Switzerland and Italy to ensure a luxury holiday experience.
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 19:43
Cliff Diving competition at the Lake Lucerne
Fans in rubber dinghies, on paddle boards and other inflatable bathing devices crowd the Lake Lucerne in Sisikon, Switzerland on Sunday,
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 19:24
Swiss police confirm 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash
Twenty people died after a vintage World War II aircraft crashed into a Swiss mountainside, police said Sunday.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00
After US ban, Kaspersky Lab relocates to Switzerland
IN A bid to reassure customers of its products’ integrity following a US government ban, cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab has opened its first transparency centre in Switzerland as part of a global initiative to ease concern.
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 06:55
Sweden book place in World Cup quarter-finals after edging past Switzerland
Sweden reached the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 24 years after Emil Forsberg's deflected shot earned a scrappy 1-0 win over Switzerland on Tuesday.