Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:12
Facebook kicks Myanmar military-linked pages off platform
Facebook has removed hundreds of pages and accounts in Myanmar with hidden links to the military, the platform said Wednesday, as the company scrambles to respond to criticism over failures to control hate speech and misinformation.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:45
Thai packager SCG taps Aspen Mtell’s ‘early warning’ software
Thai packaging provider SCG has selected Aspen Mtell software to cut unplanned downtime. Aspen Mtell software mines operational and maintenance data to discover signs of failure that precede asset degradation and breakdowns, predict future failures and prescribe detailed actions to mitigate or solve problems.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:54
EU calls for probe into Danske Bank money laundering scandal
The European Commission has called for an EU investigation into the regulatory failures that led to a multi-billion euro money laundering scandal at Denmark's Danske Bank.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:40
'Startup visa' lures expats to Shanghai
Marc Olivier, a 39-year-old French man, had worked in an advertising agency in Shanghai for a decade before deciding to start his own business earlier this year.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
South economic push plays to strengths
UNDETERRED by its past failures to win local support for infrastructure mega-projects in the South, the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has come up with a fresh proposal that envisages a sweeping economic zone modelled on the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:51
Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef: activists
Australia is breaching commitments to protect the embattled Great Barrier Reef from the effects of land clearing, environmental groups claimed Monday and called on the UN to probe the alleged failures.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
Hanoi’s puppeteers struggle to keep their tradition alive
In a darkened theatre in central Hanoi, a wooden dragon emerges from a pool to the sound of cymbals crashing in a traditional water puppet show that lures hundreds of tourists daily but is largely shunned by locals.
Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
Batteries will keep Japan’s trains on track
Central Japan Railway Co, also known as JR Tokai, has begun developing a battery-powered mechanism that allows Shinkansen bullet trains to continue running for a period of time during power failures.
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00
IKEA helps boost allures of WestGate project
CENTRAL Pattana Plc (CPN), the largest retail real estate developer in Thailand and operator of CentralPlaza WestGate, has announced that ‘CentralPlaza WestGate, ’ the super regional mall in Southeast Asia, has formed a partnership with IKEA, the world’s top furniture brand.
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 01:00
Thailand reacts to bitcoin’s lures and risks
Moves are afoot to make the most of digital currencies’ advantages and avoid the disadvantages
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 01:00
Visit to ‘Paradise’ exposes Philippines birth control hell
At age 33 and raising six children in a slum named “Paradise Village”, Myrna Albos is Exhibit A for the Philippines’ serial family planning failures.
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:27
Haunted by past failures, England must rewrite history
LONDON - England have booked their place at next year's World Cup, but their chances of making an impact in Russia are slim if recent history is anything to go by.
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:07
Large Thai Banks have strong capital ratios to protect against failures: Fitch Ratings
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:00
Bold car-bomb plot exposed security failures in South
ON THE SURFACE, the incident on August 16 came across as a spectacular operation – seven separatist insurgents swooped on a second-hand car dealer in one of the conflict-affected districts of the far South to steal six vehicles for use as car bombs on the very same day.
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:00
How to win versus why we fail
IN ORDER TO DRIVE business growth effectively, it is important for the team to have the right mentality towards the goal achievement. Usually past failures keep undermining the confidence level of the team and keep the responsible people away from taking risks.