Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:37
KTC earns Bt3.911 billion in Q3 net profit
KTC had reported net profit for Q3 of Bt3.911 billion. Profits have grown 65 per cent due to a surge in credit-card spending, receivables from credit cards and personal loans, and the upholding of approval standards within appropriate risks of target audiences and high-quality debt collection management.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
Separating the facts of US election meddling from conspiracy theories
By HHB’s standards, his letter on “the battle for a free America” was pretty good, in that he got two things absolutely right.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 20:13
Pattaya eyes MICE market
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and Pattaya have moved to hasten the implementation of Thailand MICE Venue Standards (TMVS) as key strategy for the development of MICE City, as well as to leverage the quality and MICE-related services in the east, especially the TMVS for Special Event Venue Category to serve business growth.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
Expo chiefs promote Pattaya as MICE city
THE Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is joining with Pattaya officials to hasten the implementation of Thailand MICE Venue Standards (TMVS) as a strategy for the development of what they are hailing as a MICE City.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 19:20
Three firms design ‘wellness’ homes
Sansiri, Tokyu Corporation and Samitivej Hospital have joined forces to announce their first strategic partnership for the development of “Wellness Residence”, Thailand’s first residential project with a lifestyle partnership to capture health-conscious consumers aiming to be certified by Well Certification to ensure world-class building standards enhance resident health and wellness.
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 21:22
Digitising Chinese charity
More people are making charitable donations in China, particularly with the advent of mobile payment systems that make it more convenient to donate to those in need. However, while charitable giving in China is up by about two-thirds since 2011, it is still very low by world standards.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 04:23
Thailand advances MICE certification
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and 17 allies are looking to bolster 490 MICE venues to achieve the Thai MICE Venue Standards (TMVS) certification by 2018. High scores will be given to emphasise community and environment factors in order to create sustainability.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
Southern Army chief urged to tackle ‘double standards’
THE NEW Fourth Army Region chief, Lt-General Pornsak Poonsa, who recently took charge of Thailand’s predominantly Muslim southernmost provinces, was yesterday urged by Buddhist residents of Yala province to tackle double standards in the treatment of people of different religions, corruption in certain state offices as well as emphasise development work.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 19:08
Sixty-one outstanding innovative Thai products receive DEmark award
The Commerce Ministry, through the International Trade Promotion Department (ITPD), continues to push forward its “Creative Economy” policy, offering support and development to designers, and this year using DEmark 2018 as a platform to stimulate and motivate Thai creators to build their capabilities to match international standards.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:12
'Greedy' Australian banks pilloried by scathing official inquiry
Australia's scandal-plagued banks were accused of putting profits before people and of failing to meet "basic standards of honesty" on Friday, as an official inquiry offered a damning assessment of the sector.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
Prayut’s 12 values encourage great loyalty, awful education standards
Re: “Thai universities drop in world rankings”, The Nation, yesterday.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
Initiative to create high-end textiles from plastic waste
A THAI company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a petrochemical refiner to develop textile products using plastic waste, at a time when all eyes are on the harm plastics are doing to the planet. Saha Pathana Inter-Holding Plc (SPI) and PTT Global Chemical PLC (GC) aim to bring Thai textile products up to international standards, a media release said on Tuesday.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:30
Huawei leads 5G standards with consistent R&D investment
To prepare for the upcoming commercialization of the fifth-generation network early next year, Huawei has been making sizable investments in research and development for 5G technologies, with the amount reaching some $13.2 billion last year alone, according to the company.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
Special Report : Official air quality standards raise concerns
Acceptable PM2.5 levels in Thailand still too high and fail to meet world standards, say critics.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:00
Mocking teacher serves to keep up standards
HEATED debates about a teacher’s incorrect marking of a girl’s homework may sound like people are making a mountain of a molehill. Human errors, after all, are not unprecedented.