Sat, 08 Jun 2019 01:00
DELIVERING on online’s new frontier
FOR THE Thai market this year, the operator of Southeast Asia’s leading online grocery platform, HappyFresh, will focus its investment mostly in increasing its logistics capabilities and systems to improve the quality of delivery as well as overall efficiency, says Grzegorz Sagan, 28, managing director of HappyFresh Thailand.
Sat, 01 Jun 2019 16:17
North Korea swine flu outbreak puts South on edge
South Korean troops stationed along the world's last Cold War frontier have been put on high alert in the face of a new infiltration threat from the nuclear-armed North -- fever-stricken wild boar.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
For love and money
A group of retired soldiers reunite to rob a drug lord of his illegal stash in the new Netflix film “Triple Frontier”
movie & TV
Sat, 02 Mar 2019 16:14
Anger over 'forced' video of Indian pilot amid new Kashmir deaths
New Delhi - A furious backlash erupted in India Saturday over a video of an Indian pilot shot down by Pakistan praising his captors, as deadly tensions simmered between the neighbours with fierce shelling across their Kashmir frontier.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 19:54
Urgent : Kashmir braces for worst as shelling, gunbattles escalate Friday
India and Pakistan fired barrages of shells at each other across their angry Kashmir frontier Friday, leaving at least one dead as the troubled region braces for more violence amid renewed hostilities between the arch-rivals.
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:00
Running to educate children living on Tak border
Despite the chilly 18-degrees Celsius temperatures, some 2,000 Thais and foreigners willingly got out of bed in Mae Sot to join the “Run for Education without Frontiers” marathon and raise funds for the education of children living on the border of Tak province.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:28
Italy film recalls pain of forgotten WWII massacres
A new film is shining an uncomfortable light on the fate of thousands of Italians killed in massacres on the Yugoslav frontier at the end of the Second World War.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:00
Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles
Singapore - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country -- Southeast Asia's "final frontier" -- but warned its resources are not open for exploitation at the cost of its people.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
Alibaba reaching for the stars in push for 10th Singles Day
CHINA’S Alibaba Group has taken a fresh step into space with the launch of what it calls a mini space station and the planned launch of a communication satellite, as the e-commerce giant gears up for its annual shopping festival on November 11 and eyes frontier technologies.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 10:04
Alibaba reaching for the stars with Singles Day satellite
Alibaba Group has taken a fresh step into space with the launch of what it calls a mini space station and the planned launch of a communication satellite, as the e-commerce giant gears up for its annual shopping festival on Nov 11 and eyes frontier technologies.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 11:50
Asia the NEXT FRONTIER for AI dominance
Blognone Tomorrow conference hears business success stories from the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
Time to tame the Wild West of online transactions
The new business frontier overtaking the world is going to have to be risk-free
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
Blockchain gears up to fulfil potential
AS VIRTUAL currency bitcoin has gradually become a household name, there has been much discussion about the potential of blockchain, the digital technology that underpins such cryptocurrencies, emerging as the next frontier of innovation.
Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
Currency depreciation a risk to emerging markets
Moody’s Investors Service has said that the currency depreciation witnessed across Asia Pacific in recent months poses risks to the region’s emerging and frontier markets. Sovereigns with high external financing needs are most exposed.
Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
New tech opens frontiers in branding
DRAWING ON NEW advancements in technology, successful brands will create new ways to serve their customers and organise their companies, according to John Zealley, senior managing director and global lead of consumer goods and service for Accenture Group.