Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
Artificial Intelligence: Taking consumer and retail businesses to the next level
AUTOMATION & Artificial intelligence (AI) has already had some impacts on the Consumer & Retail business environment.
From chatbots to automated warehouses to driverless vehicles, what was once science fiction is now a reality.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
Circular economy 'the way to go to reduce environmental degradation'
CIRCULAR ECONOMY, or the reuse and recycling of products, is expected to grow in a big way as consumers, manufacturers and policymakers are becoming increasingly aware of the worsening environment due to expanding economic activities.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:00
Green certification helps boost confidence on quality of living for residents
IN RESPONSE to homebuyers' concerns with the environment and wellness relating to properties, major developers in the country have been striving for green certifications from prestigious, global institutes.
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:00
Volvo’s Thai unit backs global beach clean-up campaign
VOLVO Car Thailand has joined Volvo’s global campaign on reducing plastic usage, removing plastic waste from the environment and increasing awareness for the crucial worldwide issue of seaborne microplastics pollution in the ocean.
Auto & Audio
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 01:00
DSI to probe disappearance of Karen activist ‘Billy’ and encroachment in Trang national park
THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) has launched probes into two high-profile cases – the 2014 disappearance of Phetchaburi’s Karen environmental activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen and influential groups allegedly encroaching on over 100 rai (16 hectares) of Trang’s Hat Chao Mai National Park.
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.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 10:51
Doi Suthep group converts protest rally into prayer meet for footballers
A group of Chiang Mai people and environmentalists on Saturday cancelled their rally against justice officials occupying controversial residences and instead prayed for the 12 young footballers and their coach who have gone missing in a Chiang Rai cave.
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
ASIA-PACIFIC S&P WARNS OF RISING RISKS FROM US RATE
A benign macroeconomic environment and still favorable financing conditions are benefiting companies in Asia-Pacific, according to a report published yesterday by S&P Global Ratings entitled “Sector Roundup Asia-Pacific: Steady Ratings Mask Rising Risks."
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:51
Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef: activists
Australia is breaching commitments to protect the embattled Great Barrier Reef from the effects of land clearing, environmental groups claimed Monday and called on the UN to probe the alleged failures.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:00
AI among forces to be harnesssed, Cisco says
ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and machine learning (ML) software will be used to unlock the massive amount of data to deliver new experiences for customers, workers and other stakeholders in a multi-cloud environment in coming years.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:55
Hotel group vows to eliminate plastics
137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts is the latest in Thailand’s hospitality industry to pledge to eliminate single-use plastic from its hotel rooms and outlets, and make a more concerted effort to reduce its environmental footprint, increase CSR activities and review its sustainable purchasing options.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:34
Environmental Conflicts in Asia
While India records the highest number of environmental conflicts arising mostly from nuclear, water management, biomass and land conflicts in the world, Bhutan records none.
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
Experts ring alarm bells over coastal erosion
EROSION HAS been eating away five metres of land every year along a combined 42-kilometre-long stretch of Thailand’s coastline.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00
Plastic, toxins found in Antarctica
In the latest depressing news about how we humans are destroying nature, Greenpeace reports that it discovered plastic pollution and hazardous chemicals during a recent expedition to the Antarctic. Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 04:00
Thailand becoming ‘garbage bin of world’
Waste policies encourage wrong choices; reducing, reusing and recycling should come first, say environmentalists.