Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
Young pop idol under fire for hosting govt publicity show
A YOUNG SUPERSTAR has become the subject of a heated political debate and the target of attack for hosting a television show publicising the government’s achievements.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 09:06
Health care, mobility to take center stage in ASEAN region: experts
Southeast Asia is expected to see greater demand for health care services, for services that increase the mobility of its populations, and for entertainment, experts said Wednesday, attributing these trends to the rise of the middle class in the region and to its relatively young populations.
Tue, 23 May 2017 01:00
Vietnam financial inclusion focusing on technology
A YOUNG population with a high rate of mobile phone and internet use and financial institutions using modern technology are favourable conditions for Vietnam to speed up financial inclusion.
Sun, 14 May 2017 10:35
Ploychompoo in the swim
They scored a hit when they worked together on the music video for Jannine "Ploychompoo" Weigel’s second single “Plew” (“Away”), which has garnered 96 million views on YouTube, and now young pop idols Ploychompoo and Thanapob "Tor" Leeratanakajorn are back together on the set to film the video for her third single “Dee Jai” (“I’m Glad”).
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 16:40
Philippine jobless rate down in April
MANILA - The unemployment rate in April declined from a year ago as the election campaign season created jobs, but the government Thursday expressed concern over high unemployment among the young population as well as an increase in the number of underemp
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 01:00
Consumer credit boom seen in Vietnam as economy recovers
CONSUMER credit is expected to develop rapidly in Vietnam over the next five years, driven by rising demand from a recovering economy with a young population.
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:00
Asean to see surge in M&A
More Japanese and Chinese firms are expected to merge with or acquire companies in Southeast Asia in the coming years, as the region remains attractive with high potential for economic growth and a large and relatively young population, according to Deloi
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:00
Thai bourse gets career people well prepared for an ageing society
As a result of the baby-boom generation, it is evident that the number of Thai senior citizens will be on an upward trend in the coming decades (from the current 16.5 million people), while the young population will be on a comparative downtrend.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00
BLA's Cambodia JV taking time to bear fruit
Young population places low priority on insurance, prefers investments for gains