Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
Greater transparency urged in airport duty-free concession
The government sector must ensure transparency and fairness in framing the terms of reference for the airport duty-free concession, which is due this year, the Thai Retailers Association (TRA) said yesterday.
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Don’t make dam business solely about profits, say advocates
Last month’s dam collapse at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project in Laos’ Attapeu province has so far claimed 35 lives, with 99 missing and thousands displaced.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00
After US ban, Kaspersky Lab relocates to Switzerland
IN A bid to reassure customers of its products’ integrity following a US government ban, cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab has opened its first transparency centre in Switzerland as part of a global initiative to ease concern.
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: The fight to keep toxic farm chemicals off our plates
Transparency needed for ban on farm chemicals
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
Bid to boost good governance in Myanmar’s extractive industries
IN AN effort to improve transparency and good governance in extractive industries such as mining, gems and jade, oil and gas, Myanmar on Thursday launched two reports on its extractive industries.
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
Gains made in transparency for Thai property market
THAILAND has been ranked 34th in the Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) 2018 put out by property consultancy firm JLL.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:57
Heads rolling over poor-quality school lunches
The directors of 12 schools are to be transferred after an initial investigation determined that their students were being served low-quality lunches or that the schools’ lunch-budget management lacked transparency.
Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00
What better example of the Thai military’s disdain for transparency?
Re: “Army tells trainers to end mistreatment of recruits, bans photos and videos”, Around Thailand, May 16.
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 01:00
Myanmar needs ‘more transparency, strategies’
MYANMAR’S hopes of becoming Asia’s last frontier market would be realised only if the government could create a clear and transparent regulatory environment for attracting investment and financing the economy, according to Patrick Cooke, regional editor for Asia at Oxford Business Group (OBG), a global research and consultancy firm.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:36
Will Facebook's attempts to block misinformation ensure election transparency in Pakistan?
KARACHI - Facebook’s CEO has left many Pakistanis wondering how the social media site could influence the upcoming polls.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00
Integrating strategies to deal with ever-changing risks
DUE TO THE ever-changing nature of risk, we often hear terms such as ‘emerging risks’ and ‘disruptions’ popping up in discussions among top executives and in the boardroom. Together with higher expectations from stakeholders on transparency and accountability, a robust framework to manage risk is needed.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 01:00
Foreign links enhance Myanmar transparency
SOME OF Myanmar’s leading companies have improved in corporate governance and transparency, due largely to their cooperation with international firms, a report has found.
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00
TRADE BODIES SEEK REVAMP OF DUTY-FREE CONCESSION
Representatives of Thai Retailers Association, the Thai Duty Free Shop Trade Association and the Thai Shopping Centre Association yesterday submitted a proposal to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha calling for a revamp of the system on granting concession to duty-free shops in order to ensure transparency and fairness.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00
Key officials admit to need for more work to fight corruption
THE GOVERNMENT’S graft buster and legal adviser have both conceded that the country was yet to perform well in fighting corruption, despite the slightly improved score and rank in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released on Wednesday.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:00
Prawit given more time to clarify on watch case
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) expects to get a clarification from deputy premier Prawit Wongsuwan over the controversial luxury watch case next month, further extending the deadline for the anti-graft agency to wrap up the politically-sensitive case.