Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
Electronic signature law needed to boost e-commerce
THE LAOS government has told the National Assembly (NA) that country needs to have an electronic signature law in place to boost e-commerce and facilitate e-governance.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
Report: Forest governance needed to ensure good cuts of greenhouse gases and healthy forests, says experts
SOMSAK SAE-LAO, an assistant village chief in the small Nan community of Pang Kob, still has no idea whether his villagers could be subject to any benefits for helping protect surrounding forest under a global scheme known as REDD+, if implemented here.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
E-commerce and cybersecurity a focus of
E-COMMERCE and cybersecurity, together with Internet governance and data privacy, will be key topics among Asean member states after Thailand assumes the bloc chair in 2019, says Air Chief Marshall Prajin Juntong, deputy prime minister and minister of justice.
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 23:25
Centara listed by SET in Thailand Sustainability Investment awards
Centara Hotels and Resorts, a Thai hotel operator, was categorised a Thailand Sustainability Investment (THSI), an annual recognition for listed companies that operate with responsibility for environmental, social and governance aspects.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
GPF launches environmentally and socially focused portfolio
GOVERNMENT PENSION Fund (GPF), Thailand’s largest institutional investor, has launched an environment, social and governance (ESG)-focused portfolio to invest in Thailand-listed companies amid a worldwide equity sell-off.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
Thai history already holds answer to good governance – it’s not coups
New army chief General Apirat Kongsompong is to be praised for his candour in admitting that another coup d’etat is possible if political unrest returns – thereby unwittingly confirming that the 2014 coup has been a total failure in reconciling us.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:02
Thai listed companies 'more responsible', CGR report shows
The 2018 Corporate Governance Report of Thai Listed Companies (CGR), conducted by the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) with support from the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), showed a ‘very good’ result and marked a historical high at 81 per cent.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:14
ETDA launches Institute of Future Economy and Internet Governance
The Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) has launched the Institute of Future Economy and Internet Governance as a platform that focuses on the learning process and transforms into policy recommendations that can be used to develop the country.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
The institutional corruption of UK’s armed forces
All hope is gone for patriotic Britons. Any prospect of a military coup to oust the Stalinist Lib/Lab/Con regime that’s wrecking the UK, and thus restore sanity and common sense to British governance, appears to be dead and buried following an event that unfolded in a motorway service area last week.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:19
IOC says boxing's Olympic future in jeopardy
Boxing risks being thrown out of the Olympics unless the sport's ruling body addresses "grave" concerns regarding its governance, the International Olympic Committee executive board said on Wednesday.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Australia’s Machiavellian wannabe leader must face court
For the sake of good governance, Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton must be referred to the High Court. Without question his family childcare business, hiding behind a trust instrument has received $5 million from the government.
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 11:50
Governance Pakistan: Govt bans VIP protocol at airports.
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Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
Space Force a mistaken notion of dominance
US President Donald Trump’s assertiveness in the military domain has to be interpreted as an element of a strategy taking the United States from multilateralism to unilateralism. Be it in trade, the environment, global governance or security, Trump believes unilateralism serves better his slogan of “America First”.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:00
Forest governance reforms needed in the region, forum told
Southeast Asian countries are being urged to incorporate forest governance into their policies in order to ensure the health of forested land and communities dependent on them.
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Don’t make dam business solely about profits, say advocates
Last month’s dam collapse at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project in Laos’ Attapeu province has so far claimed 35 lives, with 99 missing and thousands displaced.