Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00
‘Green, ageing and innovative’ leads the way
Facing changing values and an ageing population, property developers are spending more on innovations and design that meets customer demands
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:27
An Egyptian who almost fooled all
KUALA LUMPUR: When an Egyptian man moved to Serian, Sarawak, and opened a restaurant, local folks were puzzled. The town, some 65km from Kuching and only a 45-minute drive to the Kalimantan border, has little to no Arab population.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
Greenovator leads the trend in Myanmar’s agri-technology
AMID surging demand for technology in Myanmar’s agriculture sector which involves a majority of its population, young entrepreneurs at Greenovator Co have set their heart on playing a leading role in the nation’s agri-tech, according to Yin Yin Phyu, the firm’s co-founder and director of operations.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:15
Mums with babies among dugongs sighted in Trang sea
The sighting of more dugongs in the Andaman sea off the coast of southern province of Trang is a good sign that the population has increased, the director of Phuket Marine Biological Centre said on Tuesday.
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
Myanmar mobile wallet eyes 30m clients in 10 years
DRIVEN by a population increasingly drawn to technology devices, Myanmar's fastest- growing mobile wallet KBZPay has set an ambitious target of reaching 30 million customers in the next 10 years, according to Soe Ko Ko, general manager of KBZPay Agent Banking.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
Huawei keen to guide 5G in Myanmar
THOUGH only 20 per cent of Myanmar’s population have access to 4G services, the nation would be ready to embrace the fifth generation of wireless technology (5G) with the support of Chinese giant Huawei Technologies Co in two or three years, said Zhu Bo, deputy managing director of Huawei Myanmar.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:36
How we can serve up a resilient food chain
Within the next five years, the Earth’s population will cross the eight billion mark for the first time.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
Strategies to reverse ageing
Thailand has a higher percentage of elderly people than any other developing nation on earth. In just two years, Thai seniors will number 11.23 million, or 20 per cent of the population. By the year 2040, 17 million Thais (more than 25 per cent) will be over 65. As a rapidly ageing society, Thailand faces several serious challenges.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
How to spot a Chinese government agent
Paul is quite right to suspect that Mr Stianrapapongs may be an agent of the Chinese government. It is well known that for various reasons, a large population of agents acting on behalf of China operate in every corner of the globe.
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
Soi hogs: Hong Kongers divided over city’s emboldened wild boars
As Hong Kong prepares to celebrate the Year of the Pig, the city is facing its own peculiar porcine pickle – a furious debate about what to do with its growing and emboldened wild boar population.
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
Komodo park temporary closure 'irrelevant’, says tourism minister
Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has expressed his opposition to the East Nusa Tenggara administration’s plan to temporarily close Komodo National Park to boost the population of the vulnerable giant lizard species, calling it "irrelevant".
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
The selfishness of having children
Re: “It’s not diet, it’s overpopulation, that’s killing the planet”, Have Your Say, January 7.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
5G in reach of 40% of world’s people in five years: Ericsson report
THE 5G wireless broadband service is expected to be available to more than 40 per cent of the global population by the end of 2024, according to the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
Myanmar asks EU not to revoke GSP
IN FEAR OF negative impacts on the nation’s growth and the grass root population over European Union’s potential withdrawal of its generalised scheme of preferences (GSP) from the country, Myanmar officials and businesses have requested the EU to reconsider the move.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
Is the solution to overpopulation Daleks?
As always, Nigel Pike is a hypocrite. He complains about overpopulation when he supports Donald Trump who cut off funding for family planning programmes throughout the world.