• Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:32
    Myanmar discusses growth with World Bank
    At a high-level gathering today (July 12), Myanmar's government and World Bank representatives discussed Nay Pyi Taw's commitment to an ambitious reform agenda to advance inclusive and sustained growth.
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  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 18:47
    Autonomous IT Bringing a Tidal Wave of Change, CIOs, Are You Ready?
    As Asia Pacific CIOs shift from delivery agents to change makers, they are leading the way in disruptive technology adoption with exciting investments in artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain and more, according to Gartner's 2018 CIO Agenda Survey.
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    Asean corporates, top executives need to clear hurdle of risk-averse culture, says Infor head 
    THAI and other Asean corporate leaders need to have a clear vision on the digital transformation agenda to stay relevant in the fast-changing business landscape, according to Wesley Kowalski, the new Head of Asean for US-based enterprise software firm Infor.
  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
    South China Sea militarisation high on Shangri La Dialogue agenda
    VIETNAM WILL turn the spotlight on escalating militarisation in the contested South China Sea this weekend in Singapore as security officials from around the world gather to discuss international cooperation at the Shangri-La Dialogue 2018. 
  • Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
    Newly elected Future Forward leader Thanathorn vows to dump 2017 charter
    THANATHORN Juangroongru-angkit was predictably chosen yesterday to be the leader of the Future Forward Party, which he co-founded with the agenda of not only becoming the prime minister but also dumping the current, junta-written 2017 Constitution.
  • Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Junta plays economic card in EU trip
    PM Prayut heads to Europe on highprofile trip with business deals high on agenda.
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 06:30
    Terrorism, climate change top agenda for G20 in Buenos Aires
    With consensus on sensitive issues such as Iran, Syria or the Palestinians appearing elusive, G20 foreign ministers will focus on the fight against terrorism and climate change when they meet Monday in Buenos Aires, France said.
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  • Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
    Why we must put Tibet back on the international agenda
    In 2001, when Beijing was selected to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, expectations were high that China’s human rights performance would improve in the international spotlight. Even Chinese officials predicted change. As Beijing’s mayor said at the time, hosting the games would “benefit the further development of our human rights cause”.
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00
    Victims of May 19 crackdown await justice – eight years later
    WHILE reconciliation has been a major item on the government’s agenda, a senior researcher for the New-York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), Sunai Phasuk, complained there had been no justice eight years after the bloody crackdown on red shirts that left nearly a hundred people dead and thousands injured.
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:00
    Wissanu coy on agenda for NCPO meeting with politicians in June
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Kreangam continued to keep politiฌcians guessing on the topics for their meeting with the junta leader in June.
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00
    Golf on the agenda as politicians jockey for alliances
    KEY JUNTA figures yesterday played down the gathering of Pheu Thai Party politicians at a golf course on Wednesday, denying any political significance.
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:19
    Abe to leave Japan for U.S. to hold summit with Trump
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to leave Japan on Tuesday for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, during which North Korea and trade are expected to top the agenda.
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  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:00
    New Moderate Party to push tech agenda
    WHILE A few major industries in Thailand have already been disrupted by new technologies, politics may be the next in line to be impacted as a new tech-savvy party, the “Moderate Party”, aims to introduce “liquid democracy” to the country.
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00
    Group of anti-junta demonstrators to face prosecutor this week
    WHILE THE government has claimed that human rights are a highlight of its national agenda, more than a hundred people have been charged in the past two months for exercising their right to freedom of expression by calling for an election to be held this year after almost four years of coup-installed rule.
  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:00
    Economic team stunned by Finance chief’s shock resignation
    FORMER finance chief Somchai Sujjapongse’s abrupt resignation has caught the government’s economic management team off-guard as he was seen as the best person to orchestrate the upcoming 20-year national development agenda.
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