Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:00
Hi-tech scooters get trial run in Tokyo’s business district
TOKYO - A group of companies, including NTT Docomo Inc. and Mitsubishi Estate Co., has begun trial runs of a new high-tech scooter called Rodem, offering tourists the chance to cruise around Tokyo’s Marunouchi district for free.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:54
China-based display company to invest Bt100 m in EEC factory
China based Shenzhen Besser Display Equipment Co Ltd (“BESSER”), a high-tech enterprise specialising in research and development, design, production, and sales of smart display devices, has officially established a presence in Thailand.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
Extra HK$50bn funding in push for port city’s tech hub goal
DESPITE a lower-than-expected HK$58.7 billion (Bt237.75 billion) surplus, Hong Kong will still persevere in its efforts to turn the city into a smart, technology and innovation hub in the region, aiming to splash an extra HK$45 billion on high-tech spending, in line with the plan spelt out in the recently unveiled Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area blueprint.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
Smartphones’ high-tech future is unfolding
IN 2004, mobile phone company Motorola launched the Razr V3 model. Sleek, slim and iconically foldable, the phone was a hit worldwide, selling more than 130 million units during the product’s life span.
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,
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 15:00
High-tech seen as key to industrial upgrade in China
BEIJING - Push for more robust domestic market part of plan to maintain stable growth.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:20
China's high-tech zones advance in innovation
BEIJING - China’s National High-Tech Industrial Development Zones, the backbone of the country’s high-technology industries, have made major progress in innovation capabilities since 2010. But their ability to attract quality foreign talent and venture capital investment still lags that of Silicon Valley, according to a report.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00
From pocket to wrist
Citizen looks back at history as it launches three high-tech, limited-edition timepieces to mark its centenary
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:57
North Korea 'tests high-tech new weapon': KCNA
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the testing of a "high-tech" new weapon, Pyongyang's state media reported Friday, in a move that raises the temperature over denuclearisation talks.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:00
Travelling in a high-tech world
A look at how we will spend our holiday time in the year ahead
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:50
Armed drones, iris scanners: China's high-tech security gadgets
From virtual reality police training programmes to gun-toting drones and iris scanners, a public security expo in China showed the range of increasingly high-tech tools available to the country's police.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:56
Too fat to fight: Pentagon grapples with obesity epidemic
Forget about the high-tech military challenges from China and Russia, the Pentagon is facing a fast-growing national security threat that could be even trickier to tackle: America's obesity crisis.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
Innovation agency plans major push for startups
THE NATIONAL Innovation Agency aims to transform Thailand into what it calls the Startup Global Platform of Asia within the next three years. The agency expects Thailand to have at least 1,000 startups and more than 5,000 high-tech experts.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 11:01
High-tech exhibits attract visitors at 15th China-ASEAN Expo
China Daily compiled a photo gallery of visitors to the 15th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning city, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:30
Champagne in space: Zero-G bottle lets tourists drink bubbly
Paris - Future space tourists may be able to toast the view from orbit with fine champagne, after designers came up with a high-tech bottle made for knocking back bubbly in zero gravity.