Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:57
MIT unveils new $1 billion college for artificial intelligence
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced plans Monday to create a new college of artificial intelligence with an initial $1 billion commitment for the program focusing on "responsible and ethical" uses of the technology.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:16
Phuket Immigration affirms commitment to ‘Operation X-ray Outlaw Foreigner’ crackdown
Phuket immigration officers say they are committed to the national crackdown called “Operation X-ray Outlaw Foreigner”, especially on visa overstayers.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:45
Tourist operators sign Phuket Pledge to phase out single-use plastics
The “Phuket Pledge” is being embraced by leading regional hotels and tourist organisations as a forum aims for a province-wide commitment to eradicate single-use plastics in the industry.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
A commitment to world-class technology
EVERYONE is confronted by challenges of various kinds. For businesses, it is about being disrupted by technology. Survival of existing business models is being called into question, including financial businesses that have been disrupted by technology and fast-changing customer behaviour.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 08:01
'Time for concrete action' on North Korea: UN chief
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for concrete action to follow up on North Korea's commitment to close a missile test site with international monitors present.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
Rich countries ‘must do more’ for climate
CLIMATE justice advocates are calling on global leaders, especially those in wealthy countries, to step up their commitment and contribute to the international climate-change mitigation effort, as the Bangkok climate talks ended on a discouraging note.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 19:14
UOB lays foundation stone for new Thai HQ on Sukhumvit Road
United Overseas Bank (UOB) cemented its long-term commitment to Thailand with a ground-breaking ceremony for its new headquarters last Thursday.
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 09:03
ARF ministers call on NK to fulfill commitment to complete denuclearization
The foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and 17 other countries urged North Korea to fulfill its commitment to complete denuclearization during their Singapore talks last week, their chair statement showed Monday.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
THAI backs Indonesian call for more flights to Jakarta, Bali
THAI Airways International (THAI) has expressed its commitment to help boost tourist arrivals to Indonesia, particularly to Jakarta and Bali, from Bangkok.
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.
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 15:38
Pompeo presses N. Korea for nuclear commitments in Pyongyang
Washington's top diplomat engaged in an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday as he strove to nail down Pyongyang's commitment to nuclear disarmament.
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 11:53
Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments
Washington's top diplomat embarked on an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday as he strives to nail down Pyongyang's commitment to nuclear disarmament.
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:17
Pompeo to seek 'details' on denuclearisation in N. Korea
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was en route to Pyongyang Friday to press Kim Jong Un for a more detailed commitment to denuclearisation following the North Korean leader's historic summit with President Donald Trump.
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:00
The Rhine River inspires the new Oris diver-friendly timepiece
Swiss watchmaker Oris underlines its commitment to environment with a limited edition of the Source of Life collection inspired by the River Rhine and highlighting the plight of the world’s water sources.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
East Asian countries back development in Palestine
THE THIRD Ministerial Meeting of the Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD) yesterday confirmed its commitment to support Palestinian development while raising grave concerns over tensions in the wake of the recent relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.