Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
Aust group gets financing for TRX project
AN AUSTRALIAN property and infrastructure group is believed to have secured financing for the development of its 17-acre Lifestyle Quarter in the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), Malaysia.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
Future of train travel is smart, electric and comfortable
Transportation by train is a necessity for cities around the world as urbanisation changes people’s lifestyles and they seek work in the city. Train manufacturers are keeping up with innovative technologies and design for both their plants and their products as they try to keep up with regulations and public tastes and preferences, including environmental regulations.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:40
DHL Supply Chain looks to technology
DHL Supply Chain, a leader in contract, is building on impressive double-digit growth last year and expanding its Thai business, with a reorientation focused around digital disruption and anticipated changes in consumer expectations.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:14
$60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan
Digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said on Thursday.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Central bank decides to maintain policy rate at 1.5 per cent
Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided yesterday to leave the policy rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent to bolster growth and cope with the inflation target framework, while maintaining its forecast for this year’s economic growth at 4.4 per cent.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Minor revising business plan after major hotel acquisition
MINOR International (MINT), a leading hospitality, restaurant and lifestyle operator, is in the process of revising its rolling five-year business plan, taking into consideration its acquisition of NH Hotel Group, which is listed on the Madrid Stock Exchange in Spain.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
Four years is all we have
Grim reports on climate change say act now or be ready for catastrophe.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Weathering the cost of climate change mitigation challenge
Thailand is getting more serious with the new climate mitigation obligation under the UN framework.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:36
Panellists upbeat on future job prospects, but expect shake-ups
The future of jobs in the region is bright, although the nature of work itself will change, older people will have to be reskilled and others might have to think about more than one career in their lifetime.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:43
Crypto exchanges can discern worthwhile coins, blockchain projects: Upbit CEO
With hundreds of new cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects being released daily, it’s difficult for investors to discern which digital coins are worth backing or are potential scams with no value.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
CPN Pattaya to acquire Grand Canal Land for Bt20.14 billion
CENTRAL PATTANA PLC’S subsidiary CPN Pattaya has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire all shares of Grand Canal Land (GLAND) at Bt3.10 apiece, totalling Bt20.14 billion, according to the company’s report to the Stock Exchange of Thailand yesterday.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:11
Central Pattana to buy Gland
Central Pattana Plc’s subsidiary CPN Pattaya Co Ltd has signed an agreement to purchase 100 per cent of shares in Grand Canal Land Plc (Gland) for Bt3.1 per share or worth Bt20.14 billion, according to the company’s report to the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on Wednesday
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:23
Six Bangkok cops transferred in probe of alleged extortion attempt
Six Bangkok policemen were yesterday transferred to inactive posts and are the subjects of a fact-finding probe over allegations that they raided the home of a 49-year-old food vendor and allegedly imposed a bogus Bt50,000 charge in exchange for his freedom on the night of August 10.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 10:00
Poetry in motion
The Spoken Word Exchange – a grassroots, creative writing initiative, providing groups of artists and spectators from around the world the opportunity to experience and learn about each other’s culture through poetry – comes to Bangkok on from October 14 to 18.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
No Bangkok brake on climate change
The Bangkok meeting on climate change has floundered on the rock of discord over the formulations and funding adopted at the Paris conference of December 2015. The international summit, which concluded in the Thai capital on Sunday, has fallen short of its aim – to complete preparations towards an agreement this December for implementing the tentative Paris pact.