Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:59
Beacon leads $6.5m investment in Jitta
Beacon Venture Capital, a corporate venture capital arm of Kasikornbank, led a funding round of US$6.5 million for Jitta, a Thai WealthTech startup that offers high-tech solutions for investors worldwide.
The funding round, which is the biggest pre-series A round for a Thai startup, will help promote innovation in the country’s WealthTech industry and prepare Jitta for global expansion,
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
TCM Corporation marks sixth decade with big global expansion plans
TCM Corporation (TCMC), a leading carpet manufacturer in Thailand, aims to make its “Royal Thai” and “Carpets Inter” brands household names globally this year, with its expansion strategy covering its three major businesses, namely TCM Flooring, TCM Living and TCM Automotive.
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
Huawei operations expand global reach
EVEN THOUGH it faces security allegations in several developed markets, Chinese technology major Huawei said that its global operations remain stable, with businesses in Germany running normally and its involvement in 5G construction by French telecom operators remaining active.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:40
China's Weibo eyes global expansion, foreign-language products
Chinese social media giant Weibo is making a push into foreign markets and is considering launching new products in different languages, a senior executive told AFP, brushing off concerns over censorship and credibility.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 18:38
Sansiri boosts global vision by driving The Standard’s international expansion, launches booking app in Asia
Sansiri has announced the arrival in the Thai market of The Standard Hotels and Residences as part of its wider global expansion, and Asia’s first launch of the One Night spontaneous hotel booking app in Bangkok.
Sat, 05 May 2018 01:00
Singapore firms need ‘something special’ to thrive globally, says Finance Minister
SINGAPORE’S Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat pointed out that while country’s growth rate is expected to be lower than in previous decades, that does not mean firms will find opportunities curtailed.
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 01:00
Carabao aims to charge up sales in China push
CARABAO Group Plc, the listed manufacturer of the Carabao energy drink brand, eyes China and Britain as strategic markets for global expansion under its “World-class Product, World-class Brand” vision.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:16
Seafood group selects SAP platform to support growth
Thai Union Group, one of the largest seafood producers, has selected Accenture to support its global expansion through the implementation of SAP S/4HANA 1610 edition, a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software platform.
Sun, 01 Oct 2017 01:00
The Singaporean terrorist and ISIS in Southeast Asia
With shrinking space in Iraq and Syria, the self-styled Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is developing a grand strategy of global expansion.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:00
Bt3.1 bn carpet business deal approved
SHAREHOLDERS of Thailand Carpet Manufacturing Corporation (TCMC) yesterday approved a proposed Bt3.14 billion takeover of the commercial carpet business of Hong Kong-listed Tai Ping Carpets International Ltd.
Also approved at the shareholders meeting was a change in company name to TCM Corporation, to reflect its vision for modernisation and global expansion.
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 01:00
Xiaomi secures $1b loan to aid retail, global expansion
Xiaomi announced Friday that its wholly owned subsidiary Xiaomi HK Ltd has signed a three-year $1 billion syndicated loan agreement with 18 banks.
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:49
Mango Tree spreads its wings with plans for global chain of airport restaurants
Restaurant operator Mango Tree Worldwide is aiming to take off at some of the world’s leading international airports, as it embarks on the latest phase of its global expansion strategy.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:35
Netflix adds 7 million subscribers in global expansion
SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix added a record seven million subscribers over the past quarter as part of its global expansion drive, fueling a surge in revenue and profit for the streaming television giant.
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:37
Philippine Airlines ‘in talks’ with investor for global expansion
MANILA - top executive of Philippine Airlines (PAL) said the firm was “in talks” with an investor to help it achieve the goal of becoming a five-star carrier by 2020.
Mon, 28 Dec 2015 01:00
Centara rebrands in face of tough competition
CENTARA HOTELS and Resorts is renaming itself Central Hospitality International (Chi) to pave the way for global expansion as well as to strengthen its brand identity in the face of tough competition.