• Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:12
    KResearch lowers Thai GDP growth forecast to 3.1%
    Kasikorn Research Centre (KResearch) has lowered its forecast for Thai GDP growth to 3.1 per cent from its initial projection of 3.7 per cent.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:49
    Asian firms lead world in pursuing tech, sustainability
    Businesses across Asia increasingly believe the strongest opportunities for future growth lie in technology, sustainability and developing talent to harness digital advancement, according to a new global survey by HSBC .
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:44
    TRIS  “AA” rating affirmed  for CPN Retail bonds 
    TRIS Rating has affirmed the company rating of CPN Retail Growth Leasehold REIT (CPNREIT) and the ratings on CPNREIT’s senior unsecured debentures at “AA”. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Telenor Myanmar to expand rollout to all states, regions as data usage grows
    WITH the growth of data consumption in bigger cities across Myanmar, Telenor Myanmar Ltd plans to roll its 4G LTE network out in all 14 states and regions as well as in the Union territory, according to Sharad Mehrotra, the firm’s chief executive.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Room for CLMVT trade growth: PM
    THE CLMVT (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand) subregion is set for significant growth in internal cooperation and investment in the next decade, said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha along with trade officials from the five countries.
    Economy
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    South Korea unveils 5G growth plans
    THE SOUTH KOREAN government has unveiled extensive schemes to expand industries related to the fifth-generation cellular network, with an aim to boost the Korean companies’ global market share in 5G network equipment and smartphones.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    The rise of China’s Gen Z shoppers
    Chinese consumers currently purchase more than one third of the world’s luxury goods. Recent forecasts predict growth in global sales of luxury products of 4–6 per cent, thanks in part to increasing demand in China where so-called Generation Z consumers are the driving force. 
    opinion
  • Fri, 21 Jun 2019 01:00
    Double-digit growth in Deloitte’s SE Asia sights
    DELOITTE Southeast Asia is seeking to achieve double-digit growth in annual revenue from its audit and assurance business with the use of digital technology and by regionalising its business operations. 
    Corporate
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 01:00
    Corsica’s ‘cat-fox’: On the trail of a new species?
    In the forest undergrowth of northern Corsica, two wildlife rangers open a cage to reveal a striped, tawny-coated animal, one of 16 felines known as “cat-foxes” in the area and thought to be a new species.
    opinion
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 19:13
    Regional growth to exceed 6%: study
    CLMV growth to remain firm but risks arise from China’s economic slowdown and country-specific challenges, a report has said.
    business
  • Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00
    Emerging markets at core of MEGA’s growth plan
    MEGA Lifesciences (MEGA) yesterday announced its plan to expand into the potential emerging markets of Southeast Asia, Central and Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and the post-Soviet countries that offer strong growth potential. The expansion is in line with the company’s target to double its business by 2025.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:29
    Tokio Marine eyes big rise in premium  growth in Thai and Indian markets
    Insurance firm Tokio Marine Holdings is expanding is business in Thailand and India in a bid to boost its overseas premium growth by up to 50 per cent, managing executive officer Noboru Yamagata said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:19
    Ex-YG head Yang may face police probe over snowballing drug and cover-up scandal
    Yang Hyun-suk, the former head and chief producer of YG Entertainment, may face a police investigation over drug allegations involving the agency’s high-profile artists, amid a series of scandals that have damaged the reputation of the leading agency behind the rapid growth of the K-pop industry.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:00
    Grab sees higher growth with more services in Myanmar
    With more people in Myanmar getting used to using mobile applications in their day-to-day activities, Grab Holdings Inc is fully confident that it will enjoy a healthier growth in the months to come, according to Cindy Toh, Grab’s country head for Myanmar.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Big business pushes for stimulus to shore up growth
    A PROMINENT business lobby is calling on the government to loosen the purse strings in a bid to revive economic growth with the help of increased state spending.
    Breaking News
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