Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:01:44
DHL Express receives security accolade
DHL Express has achieved a new milestone for having the most Freight Security Requirements (FSR) sites in Thailand from the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). The certification is issued by SGS (Thailand) Limited, an independent TAPA-trained auditor to assure highest level of logistics security.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:14:12
Dashboard cameras proposed as Thailand claims worst traffic fatality ranking
As Thailand is unofficially acknowledged as having the highest fatality rate in road accidents worldwide, road safety advocates and police are backing a proposal that would see as many as 80 per cent of cars equipped with dashboard cameras and carrying “Photo in Car” stickers to discourage violations.
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Street food and fine cuisine awarded
THE DEBUT edition of Michelin Guide Bangkok has awarded one star to the famous street food eatery Jay Fai, which serves up high-quality seafood dishes, while three luxury establishments – Gaggan, Le Normandie and Mezzaluna – have earned two stars. No restaurant has achieved the coveted highest three-star rating.
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Web, mobile apps top security risks
SYNOPSYS INC has announced the results of a survey of 244 |IT professionals that revealed customer-facing web and mobile applications present the highest security risk to businesses in Asia Pacific.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:02:34
Which Asian country contributes the most to United Nations?
Asian countries contribute almost 25% of UN budget, with Japan being the highest contributor from the region, followed by China, Australia, South Korea and India.
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Thousands flee as Bali raises volcano alert to highest level
Karangasem, Indonesia - A rumbling volcano on Bali could erupt at any moment, authorities warned Monday as they raised alert levels to maximum, accelerated a mass evacuation and closed the main airport, leaving thousands of tourists stranded on the Indonesian resort island.
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Big tobacco wins in smoke-friendly SE Asia: watchdog
A global treaty to fight the health impact of tobacco has suffered substantial setbacks in Southeast Asia, home to some of the world’s highest concentrations of smokers, a watchdog group said yesterday.
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:51:29
Soft drink est Play registers big market growth
The est Play brand says it is “rocking” Thailand’s carbonated soft drink (CSD) market, growing to its highest market share of 11.4 per cent, making it the favourite soft drink among Thai teens.
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Bananas top farm export list
BANANAS are expected to be Laos’ highest revenue earner among agricultural exports this year, retaining the top spot achieved last year despite a decrease in exports by value.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:03:26
US climber dies scaling Mexico's highest summit
A US mountaineer died while climbing Mexico's highest summit -- the inactive Citlaltepetl volcano -- with bad weather hampering efforts to recover his body, official sources said Wednesday.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:56:45
Commercial Aviation ‘leads way’ in digital transformation
The aviation sector is more advanced in leveraging digital transformation than the other major industries surveyed, according to the IFS Digital Change survey results released today
The study, conducted by global enterprise applications company IFS, identified automation as having the highest level of disruption in the aviation sector.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00:00
GDP growth shifts into higher gear
THE country’s economy grew at a heady 4.3 per cent in the third quarter, the highest rate posted for 18 quarters, Porametee Vimolsiri, secretary general of the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) , said yesterday.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Malaysian workers are ‘most stressed’
MALAYSIANS work an average of 15 hours more than their contracted hours each week, surpassing Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia, but the country has one of the highest percentages of productivity loss.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:43:26
Coldplay tops $500 million on third richest tour ever
Coldplay generated more than $500 million on the rockers' just completed global tour, the band's promoters said Thursday, making it the third highest-grossing in history.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:59:14
High above Bangkok, a night to remember
The countdown to the New Year has already begun and The Dome at lebua has announced its programme for the event with the world’s highest ball drop, epicurean feasts, and a dazzling fireworks display along the Chao Phraya riverside.