• Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    Panama backs Kra Canal as right move for Thai growth
    BUILDING a channel linking two major seas would boost Thailand’s role in global connectivity, said Panama’s Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado, whose country has played a similar role for over a century since it opened the Panama Isthmus in 1914.
    national
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    Global trade system can be restored over time, say execs
    MORE THAN seven in 10 (74 per cent) of business professionals are optimistic that the global system of trade can be restored, though only in the long term, according to the findings of Bloomberg’s latest “New Economy” global survey of 2,000 business professionals in 20 markets.
    Economy
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    3 Korean firms on Fortune’s ‘Future 50’ list
    SOUTH KOREAN internet giant Naver and the country’s top biopharma companies Celltrion and Samsung BioLogics have been listed on Fortune’s Future 50, which ranks global companies with the best prospects for long-term growth.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:09
    ‘New economy’ executive say global trade system can be restored – over time
    More than seven in 10 (74 per cent) of business professionals are optimistic that the global system of trade can be restored, though only in the long term, according to the findings of Bloomberg’s latest “New Economy” global survey of 2,000 business professionals in 20 markets.
    Economy
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:24
    Natural disasters impacting underinsurance rates: report
    The ever-increasing risk of natural disasters continues to impact global underinsurance rates, particularly in Asia, according to new research by specialist insurance and reinsurance firm Lloyd's and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).
    Economy
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:51
    Germany urges global minimum tax for digital giants
    German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said in an interview for publication Sunday he backed a global minimum fiscal regime for multinationals as Europe looks to levy tax notably on US tech giants.
    business
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
    Marketwatch
    Global Markets fragile, SET lacks capital support
    Corporate
  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 01:00
    South Korea has the strongest entrepreneurship in Asia
    South Korea tops the region in entrepreneurship environment with a score of 54%, according to the recently released Global Entrepreneurship Index.
    business
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:37
    Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate: state media
    Saudi Arabia on Saturday admitted that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul, state media said, two weeks after his disappearance sparked global furore.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:15
    Hot : AirAsia flight attendant ‘soaring high’ after FB post
    PETALING JAYA: Mabel Goo was just going about her duties as an AirAsia flight attendant during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong, unaware that an admiring passenger had snapped a few pictures of her and posted them online, garnering her instant global fame.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:13
    Thailand beat by Vietnam as most globalised populous economy
    Việt Nam’s trade as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) reached over 200 per cent in 2017, the highest level for any country with over 50 million people in the World Bank’s data set, which goes back to 1960.
    business
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00
    Global stocks fall on worries about Saudi Arabia, Italy
    Global stocks mostly fell Thursday on a panoply of worries as varied as higher US interest rates, the diplomatic fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and rising unease about the eurozone due to Italy's controversial budget plans.
    business
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Planned airport terminal could cause chaos: experts
    Badly located Suvarnabhumi extension ‘may push gateway further down’ global rankings.
    national
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    Hitachi elevates Thailand to hub role
    HITACHI is promoting the concept of collaborative creation to achieve what it calls mass customisation in the global market.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Boost in competitiveness hailed
    THAILAND has climbed two notches in the rankings of the closely watched Global Competitiveness Index 4.0 (GIC 4.0) to 38th place.
    Economy
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