Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
Sales of investment properties plunge by half in city state
Sales of investment properties in Singapore fell 52 per cent year on year to S$5.3 billion (Bt125 billion) in the first quarter of 2019, on cooling in the latest bout of en bloc fever and from residential property curbs, according to the latest Colliers International research report.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:05
Search resumes in forest for missing villager
Police, district officials, rescuers and villagers on Wednesday resumed the search for a villager who went missing in a forest in Nakhon Si Thammarat province four days ago.
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 06:37
Molinari won't look back as he takes on Tiger for Masters crown
Francesco Molinari won't be dwelling on his British Open triumph at Carnoustie last year when he tees off alongside Tiger Woods in search of a Masters title on Sunday.
Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
Soul-searching begins for the Democrats
Thailand’s oldest political party should be content and active in opposition, seizing issues as it prepares for the future
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
GLOBAL CREDIT S&P report shows fall in defaults last year
Despite market volatility and political uncertainty in 2018, funding conditions remained accommodative, and the global speculative-grade corporate default rate fell to 2.1 per cent from 2.5 per cent at the end of 2017, said S&P Global Fixed Income Research in its "2018 Annual Global Corporate Default And Rating Transition Study."
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
Trade war puts brakes on growth
SIAM Commercial Bank’s (SCB) economic research unit has whittled back its expectations for the country’s economic growth this year to 3.6 per cent as the US-China trade war keeps exports under pressure.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
Building service engineering may grow 8% in 2019
THE engineering sector that builds utility systems for electricity, plumbing and ventilation is showing signs of reaching up to 8 per cent growth this year above 2018.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
Sustainable architecture gaining in stature
FROM THE USE of solar panels and energy-efficient glass to combining design with forestry, sustainable architecture is reaching new heights in Asia, according to a research by real estate agent JLL.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
Flexible working: the new normal?
New research shows that 83 per cent of workers around the world would turn down a job that didn’t offer flexible working and over half (54 per cent) of respondents say that having a choice of work location is more important to them than working for a prestigious company.
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 18:22
KResearch lowers 2019 growth projections for Thai economy, exports amid challenging global slowdown
KResearch on Tuesday held a panel discussion on “Measuring the Thai Economic Temperature after the Election”, at which it said it was lowering its forecast for this year’s economic growth to 3.7 per cent, as well as cutting its projection for export growth.
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
$540m boost for digital research, innovation
A NATIONAL research fund in Singapore will set aside an additional S$540 million (Bt12.6 billion) for the creation of artificial intelligence (AI) systems to identify patients predisposed to chronic diseases like diabetes, robots to perform menial tasks and wearable sensors to provide early intervention for heart failure.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:19
Top talent wants flexible hours, says IWG
Flexible-workspace provider IWG says businesses without a “flexible-workspace policy” risk losing out on top talent, citing its own research.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
Travel industry poised for boom in Asia Pacific
The Asia Pacific region is expected to be the standout region from a growth standpoint, with hotel investment volumes forecast to grow by 15 per cent year on year in 2019, according to research by JLL’s Hotels Research team for Asia.
Sat, 30 Mar 2019 11:06
Stem cell treatment could reverse gum disease
TOKYO - A research team from Juntendo University and others is this month starting a clinical trial to regenerate bones and organs damaged by periodontitis, commonly known as gum disease, using patients’ own stem cells and blood components.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 17:43
Grab signs MoU with NIDA to drive technology
Grab Thailand have signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) to drive technological advancement through collaboration on education and academic research.