• Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:19:11
    China to merge banking, insurance regulators in massive overhaul
    China unveiled plans on Tuesday for the biggest shakeup of government in recent years, including the merger of its banking and insurance regulators to better handle financial risks as leaders look to address concerns over a growing debt pile.
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  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:36:01
    DeepMind boss admits 'risks' of AI
    Artificial intelligence offers huge scientific benefits but also brings risks depending on how it is used, Demis Hassabis, the head of leading British AI firm DeepMind, said Friday.
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Alert system for stocks
    The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will soon alert investors to listed companies deemed to carry financial risks. Under a mechanism to be introduced on July 2, the exchange will assign an alert indicated by a Caution (C) sign against the names of companies considered to be under pressure. This action will require a response from such companies.
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Risks flagged on takeover bets abroad
    CONCERNS have been raised over a spate of aggressive moves in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) by Thai companies, with a top ratings agency casting doubts over whether these deals will generate higher profits.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:01:22
    Babies born in poorest countries still face 'alarming' risks: UNICEF
    Babies born in the world's poorest countries, most of them in Africa, still face "alarming" risks of death that can be 50 times as high as those in the richest countries, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday.
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  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:20:33
    Social media easy path for cyber-bullying
    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - As part of their final project, four final year students of Academy of Brunei Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam organised a briefing on ‘Cybercrime and the Risks and Dangers of Social Media’ for Year 7 students of Rimba II Secondary School on Thursday.
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Tech yields farm gains
    TECHNOLOGY will help the younger generation of farmers to become more productive and manage their risks better, experts from Israel and Thailand told a forum.
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Credit Suisse warns on risk of dollar rebound
    CREDIT Suisse’s top Asia investment chief has warned of the risks posed to Thailand by a possible rebound in the US dollar, alongside other concerns such as the country’s expensive stocks and debt-funded consumption.
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:19:42
    Penis whitening fad worries surgeons
    Plastic surgeons raised red flags this week about a penis whitening fad in skin colour-fixated Thailand, dismissing the procedure as a phallic "fashion" with uncertain benefits and many risks.
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Reducing risks to cultural heritage from disasters
    Each year disasters caused by natural and human induced hazards cause enormous damage to cultural heritage, which include historic buildings, urban areas, museums, libraries and archives, depriving communities of their irreplaceable cultural assets. 
  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Thailand reacts to bitcoin’s lures and risks
    Moves are afoot to make the most of digital currencies’ advantages and avoid the disadvantages
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    MP bill delay risks hurting Thailand’s credibility: Pheu Thai
    THE PHEU THAI Party yesterday opposed the proposed postponement of the enforcement of the MP election law and called on the junta to “return the power to the people” as soon as possible.
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  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:40:34
    Poll: Global CEOs more upbeat about economy
    Bosses across the world are more confident than ever about the global economy, although they acknowledge that there are plenty of risks as well.
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  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:11:30
    Facebook acknowledges social media's risks to democracy
    Facebook acknowledged Monday that widespread use of social media can be harmful to democracy, while pledging to work to minimize these risks.
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Supply-side risks return to oil markets
    THE OIL market’s reaction to the anti-government protests in Iran highlighted the market’s fresh sensitivity to supply-side risks, which until recently had mostly evaporated.
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