• Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
    Three steps to a robust Asean digital economy
    Twelve years ago, Norachai Lappiam was just making ends meet working for a small local company producing newsletters. Today, he can give his family a better life as the founder of the creative sign-making business Ad X-Zyte that exports its products from Thailand to customers around the world – all without a physical storefront. 
    Tech
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:30
    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals how a Sri Lankan friend helped him realise physics isn't his calling
    Jeff Bezos – founder of Amazon, the wealthiest person in modern history, world's first centi-billionaire, founder of Blue Origin, owner of Washington Post. In short, 54-year-old Bezos has achieved everything a man dreams of.
    business
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:46
    Alibaba's Ma says 1m US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row
    Alibaba founder Jack Ma said his ambitious pledge to create one million jobs in the US had been scuppered by the trade row between Beijing and Washington, Chinese state news reported Thursday.
    business
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:34
    British caver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments
    A British caver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year sued Tesla founder Elon Musk on Monday for calling him a "pedo guy" and a "child rapist."
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    KoneSi rides digital platform to lift Myanmar’s logistics sector
    RETAILERS will no longer need to bother about logistics and fleet operators or worry about empty runs in Myanmar thanks to an innovative technical solution launched earlier this year, according to Soe Pyae Aung, co-founder and chief operating officer of KoneSi Freight Co.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:30
    ‘Hire my party for Bt100 to fight for democracy’: Thanathorn
    Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, co-founder of the Future Forward Party, on Saturday called on Thais to hire his party to fight for the return of full democracy to the country by paying a Bt100membership fee to the party.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:30
    Bezos calls Trumps attacks on media 'dangerous'
    Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned Thursday that President Donald Trump's attacks on media are dangerous for the country.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:50
    Meet Daniel Zhang, Alibaba's next chairman
    The name of Daniel Zhang, or Zhang Yong in Chinese, has grabbed the headlines as Jack Ma, co-founder and chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, announced on Monday his plans to step down on Sept 10 next year and hand over control of Alibaba to Zhang, the current CEO of the company.
    business
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    MM Social aims to rival Facebook, Instagram in Myanmar
    MYANMAR people’s thirst for a 100 per cent local social network platform like Facebook will be satisfied by the recent launch of MM Social developed by young technicians, Yan Naing Myint, founder and managing director of MM Social Zone Co, said.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Asean states must be prepared for a ‘fast-changing industrial revolution’
    The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, has posed both opportunities and challenges to Asean. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, speaks to Viet Nam News about the pressures of the ongoing technological and scientific revolution.
    Economy
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:14
    Images: Jack Ma with world leaders
    China Daily compiles a photo gallery of Jack Ma, Alibaba's co-founder and chairman, showing him with world leaders. Jack Ma announced in an open letter that he will step down in a year's time as the chair of the company he founded 20 years ago.
    business
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:33
    Jack Ma will quit Alibaba chairmanship in 2019
    Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce tycoon Alibaba will leave his position as the company's chairman on Sept 10, 2019, according to an official announcement today. CEO Daniel Zhang Yong will take over as chairman, tech.sina reported.
    business
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 08:28
    Alibaba chairman Jack Ma to step down in 2019: company
    Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma will step down as head of the e-commerce giant on September 10, 2019, the company said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 09 Sep 2018 13:24
    Jack Ma to unveil succession plans, not imminent retirement: SCMP
    Beijing - Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma will unveil a succession plan on Monday, the South China Morning Post reported Sunday, with a company spokesman denying a New York Times report that he would retire that day.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 10:23
    Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
    Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told the New York Times in an interview.
    business
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