Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:21
Cambodia, Thailand to cooperate in tourism
Cambodia and Thailand will further strengthen tourism sector cooperation to promote flows between the two countries and third-country tourist crossings.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:58
Thales announces new appointments in South East Asia
The Thales Group, a supplier of defence systems for the Royal Thai Army and Navy, has appointed new directors in several countries across South East Asia, the company said in a press release on Thursday.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
Allianz Global Wealth Report: The end of complacency
ALLIANZ UNVEILED the ninth edition of its "Global Wealth Report", which puts the asset and debt situation of households in more than 50 countries under the microscope.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:31
US alarmed by China's 'predatory' practices: Mattis
The United States is alarmed by China's increasingly muscular military presence and "predatory economic practices" towards smaller countries in Asia, defence chief James Mattis has said on his way to the region.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
UN abdicates role as rights defender
By admitting several countries notorious for trampling basic freedoms onto its rights council, the General Assembly has let humanity down
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
Bangladesh’s drift toward digital absolutism
On September 19, Bangladesh passed the latest iteration of its digital policy. Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar, who proposed the Digital Security Bill 2018 to parliament, called it a “historic” and “heavenly” law, compared to digital laws in other countries.
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 01:00
Asia’s Most Visited Countries
South East Asian region receives the highest number of travellers with China topping the list, according to the World Tourism Organisation report.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 16:08
IMF members pledge to avoid competitive currency devaluations
Economic chiefs from countries around the world - including China and the US, which have been warring over the falling yuan - pledged on Saturday (Oct 13) to refrain from competitive devaluations of their currencies.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:24
Drug prevention fight a cross-border effort, Mekong countries confirm
Representatives from Laos, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam gathered in Vientiane on Friday for the opening of a centre that will foster close cooperation and support for the fight against illicit drugs in the region.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
Where past meets present
A photographer continues his journey into the life of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, this time visiting five countries to juxtapose the images
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00
Doctors warn of global C-section 'epidemic'
Worldwide Caesarean section use has nearly doubled in two decades and has reached "epidemic" proportions in some countries, doctors warned Friday, highlighting a huge gap in childbirth care between rich and poor mothers.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
EU ambassadors encourage Thailand to end executions
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT is for authoritarian countries and not democracies, delegates from the European Union stressed yesterday as they urged Thailand to abandon prisoner execution.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:08
Mekong-Japan co-operation lifted to strategic partnership
Leaders of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries and Japan decided to lift the two sides’ co-operation to a strategic partnership at the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Tokyo yesterday.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
‘Jason’ rebrands for growth
KURON, a well-known manufacturer and distributor of health, hair and beauty products, has revealed a new growth strategy for its “Jason” health and fitness business unit, as well as setting a plan to explore expanding the business into Vietnam and other nearby countries.
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 08:09
Lao-Thai cooperation targeting better treatment for gastrointestinal patients
Mahosot Hospital is cooperating with experts from Asean countries including Thailand aiming to improve treatment for patients with gastrointestinal problems.