Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:26
Ever more ways to be SOCIAL
Facebook overhauls its groups feature while also bringing the likes of augmented and virtual reality to online life
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 13:56
Bystander killed by stray bullet as taxi motorcyclists brawl
A bystander was killed by a stray bullet on Saturday when two groups of taxi motorcyclists got involved in a fight in Bangkok’s Bang Na district.
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 06:57
Biden, Sanders to face off as 1st Democratic debate line-up set
The Democratic Party on Friday announced its line-ups for the debut debate of the 2020 presidential cycle -- a crowded, two-night affair that will see frontrunners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders square off in a highly anticipated match-up.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00
Top Malaysian DJ in town
DJ Reeve, the Red Bull Thre3style Malaysia Champion, makes his way back to Bangkok for a second gig at Sugar Club Bangkok on June 20.
From his humble beginnings growing up in Melaka, Reeve has become one of Malaysia’s most passionate and prominent comeups.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:18
Nine tech startups to showcase at Thai Pavilion at Singapore trade fair
Nine technology startups, including some influential players, will showcase their homegrown innovations at the Thailand Pavilion at ConnecTechAsia from June 18-20, 2019 in Singapore.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
KATALYST Project to boost startup capability
Kasikornbank (KBank) has launched its Katalyst project to elevate the abilities of Thai startups to grow their business in line with Kbank’s strategies, said president Kattiya Indaravijaya said yesterday.
Sat, 01 Jun 2019 12:21
Startups wait for next move up
Almost half the startups in Thailand have not moved beyond seed round funding. The top industries for startups are business and service technology, e-commerce, education technology, travel technology, and health technology.
Sat, 01 Jun 2019 01:00
Thai women ready for Belgium
NATIONAL WOMEN’S football team captain Sunisa Srangthaisong believes her side is capable of causing an upset when Thailand take on Belgium on Saturday in a World Cup warm-up in Leuven.
Wed, 29 May 2019 14:57
A well-planned, grisly murder
DHAKA, Bangladesh - On the orders of a head teacher, sixteen people, split into five groups, took part in the brutal killing of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi after hatching the murder plot for three days, reveal police.
Tue, 28 May 2019 01:00
Fund to play bridge role in tech investment
TAWAN Boonyawat, CEO of Bangkok-based Moonshot Venture Capital Co, wants to serve as the bridge between corporate Thailand and technology startups to help drive the digital transformation process.
Mon, 27 May 2019 16:34
Indonesian insurtech start-up PasarPolis upbeat on Thai expansion prospects
Indonesian insurance-technology start-up PasarPolis, which last year received Series-A funding from three leading unicorn start-ups from Indonesia – GOJEK, Tokopedia and Traveloka – is now expanding its successful business into Thailand and Vietnam.
Fri, 24 May 2019 04:44
Locals unite to stop projects in heart of famous rice zone
LOCAL GROUPS, mostly farmers, are voicing strong opposition to the construction of a sugar factory and connected bagasse-fuelled power plant in the heart of Thung Kula Rong Hai – an area in the Northeast known for its jasmine rice.
Wed, 22 May 2019 15:16
SEC issues debt crowdfunding regulations to ease funding access for startups
Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued regulations on debt crowdfunding through funding portals in order to increase alternative fundraising methods for small and medium-sized enterprises and startups.
Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
Tough warm-ups will test Thailand’s readiness for World Cup
The Thailand women’s football team hopes to reap experience from European warm-up games as much as possible as they leave for France for their final World Cup tune-ups.
Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
Line pushes Thai startups to scale up
THAILAND, with a population of 69 million, is messenger platform Line’s second-largest market after Japan. In fact, 90 per cent of the country’s mobile internet users are connected via Line, with the monthly number of active users amounting to 44 million.