Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
Reskilling vital for your future success
OUR WORLD is constantly being disrupted. Things change so fast that what you do well and can succeed in today doesn’t necessarily help you tomorrow.
Tue, 14 May 2019 14:24
Health Ministry to train 10 million Thais to save people experiencing heart attacks
The King’s Volunteer 904 Central Coordination Centre has assigned the Public Health Ministry to provide training to 10 million Thai nationals on the basic life-saving skills of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).
Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
Skill shortages, labour curbs may hit Singapore manufacturing
SINGAPORE has attracted high-tech manufacturers with incentives and a well-educated workforce, but growing demands for highly skilled labour combined with government moves to curb numbers of foreign workers may mean a tougher path ahead.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:37
New Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School opens
Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School has opened its new campus with a new Advanced Culinary Management programme in response to a growing demand for entrepreneurial skills in the culinary industry.
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:00
How to TRAVEL FAR with a can-do spirit
PIMPAWEE Nopakitgumjorn, a top executive at Expedia Group Thailand, says her goal is to help Thai hoteliers in cities of all sizes to attract more global travellers and become more competitive in the digital world by using Expedia Group’s global platform, data analysis skills, and tools.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:00
Ericsson and UNESCO launch new global AI skill development initiative for youth
Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson and Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) have formed a new partnership to educate and empower the next generation, with the partners to develop a new digital skill learning programme that has specific emphasis on scaling up artificial intelligence (AI) skill development for young people.
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:00
The Hong Kong beekeeper harvesting hives barehanded
High up in the hills above Hong Kong, Yip Ki-hok uses nothing but his bare hands to remove a honey-filled nest of swarming bees -- a remarkable skill he learned after the hardship of China's famine years.
Sat, 06 Apr 2019 12:54
Skills strategy needed, Microsoft says
Thailand urgently needs a workforce skills development plan to take advantage of the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) as workers skilled in such fields will be in demand for the jobs of tomorrow.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 23:19
BMW awards 35 scholarships to automotive apprentices
As part of an effort to turn Thailand into a global automotive hub, BMW Group Thailand has been running the BMW Service Apprentice Programme to enhance the skills of vocational students for seven years now.
Auto & Audio
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 19:44
Thai CEOs’ investment sentiment high, skills gaps remain an Asean concern: OBG survey
The 2019 edition of the “Business Barometer: ASEAN CEO Survey”, carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG), indicates that executives across the region remain largely upbeat about the economic outlook, although skills gaps risk preventing some Asean member states from reaching their full potential.
Sat, 30 Mar 2019 01:00
UiPath shows the way forward in maximising benefits of automation
Since more companies in Thailand have embraced and implemented advanced automation technologies and robotics, the country’s workforce will have to undergo extensive training in their use, said Malina Platon, managing director for Asean at UiPath, a leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) provider.
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:23
Paper-plane champ Mong votes for first time
Mong Thongdee, who gained national fame for his skill at folding and flying paper aeroplanes, was on Sunday able to vote for the first time since being granted citizenship last year.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
Hill-tribe youth dazzle with ‘Botlight’ invention
Skills for Life foundation improved the life of Donnapa Jakor, a young hill-tribe member who is studying hospitality management at Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna, after she joined the foundation five years ago.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00
Thailand-China launch Mekong skills project
Thailand and China on Monday launch a project on capacity building for the national coordinator of the Mekong Lancang Cooperation (MLC) to boost their skills for cooperation.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 20:19
AP Thailand invests Bt600m to make SEAC a centre for lifelong learning in a disruptive world
AP (Thailand) has underlined its vision, "AP World, A Vision of Quality of Life", to enhancevthe quality of life by utilising Bt600 million to fuel commitments by the Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) to develop the talent and skills of "people in organisations and in society" so that they can sustainably thrive in the disruptive world.