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.
Influential people were able tonpreviouslt avoid standing in long queues and get quicj unchecked clearance for luggages
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.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 06:40
South Korea has the most effective e-governance in Asia
South Korea is most effective in e-governance in Asia while Laos the least effective, according to the recent survey by UN Data Ccentre.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
Can Tho hosts conference on e-governance
EXECUTIVES from leading technology companies and officials discussed ways to speed up introduction of e-governance and creation of smart cities based on the safe use of IT at a conference in the Mekong city of Can Tho last week.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:12
ETDA goes big for its eighth anniversary
Surangkana Wayuparb, executive director and chief executive of the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization) or ETDA, a department of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, will host the event “Future Economy and Internet Governance: Big Change to Big Chance” from July 23 to 25 at Royal Paragon Hall on the fifth floor of Siam Paragon.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
Bid to boost good governance in Myanmar’s extractive industries
IN AN effort to improve transparency and good governance in extractive industries such as mining, gems and jade, oil and gas, Myanmar on Thursday launched two reports on its extractive industries.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
CPF THREE AWARDS RECEIVED FOR EXCELLENCE
Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) has received three regional awards at “the 8th Asian Excellence Awards 2018”, Asia’s biggest investor relation award, reflecting its successful and excellent practices in financial management, investor relations and good corporate governance.
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:41
Nutanix Beam gives enterprises control of the cloud
Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced at .NEXT Conference 2018 Nutanix Beam, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering that delivers multi-cloud governance so organizations can manage their spending, security and regulatory compliance across nearly any cloud platform.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 01:00
Foreign links enhance Myanmar transparency
SOME OF Myanmar’s leading companies have improved in corporate governance and transparency, due largely to their cooperation with international firms, a report has found.
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 01:00
EU in position to stop US from igniting trade war
The EU knows full well that global governance has suffered a setback because of the anti-globalisation and protectionist decisions made by the Trump administration.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:45
FWD Group names Arthur Lee as Southeast Asia chairman
FWD Group has announced the appointment of Arthur Lee as EVP, New Markets & Corporate Governance, and South East Asia Chairman. In the role, Lee will oversee FWD’s expansion in the region, as well as leading corporate governance across the Group, including risk, compliance, audit, and legal functions.
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00
Italian-Thai: Not quite the corporate policy as written
Browsing through the Corporate Governance section of the website of Italian-Thai Development Plc, I came across the following fine words in Clause 6 of the section on “The Company’s Treatment of Stakeholders”.