Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Pilot project to irrigate Myanmar’s dry zone
Farmers living in the central dry zone will no longer have to fight for water thanks to a pilot project funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and other partners, officials said.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 14:27
Qualcomm settles vastly reduced Taiwan antitrust fine
US chipmaking giant Qualcomm on Friday agreed a sharply reduced fine with Taiwan after officials said it had harmed market competition and manipulated prices, as it faces a number of probes worldwide.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:31
Qualcomm says it will drop $43 bn bid for Dutch chip rival NXP
US computer chip giant Qualcomm said Wednesday it was set to drop a $43 billion acquisition of Dutch rival NXP after failing to win approval of antitrust authorities in China.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 06:38
Google parent Alphabet sees record highs despite EU fine
Google parent Alphabet shares lifted Monday on a stronger-than-expected earnings report for the past quarter, as the tech giant's results eased concerns over huge fines imposed by the European Union for antitrust actions.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
Panglong conference makes progress but ‘trust the key’
WHILE THE third round of Myanmar’s Panglong Conference for internal peace made significant progress by the end of the meeting on Monday, trust building among stakeholders will be the determining factor for success, a Thai scholar said.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
Najib's arrest makes headlines around the world
The former prime minister, has been charged for corruption and criminal breach of trust in a case linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
“AA” for issuer rating of CPNREIT
TRIS Rating affirms the issuer rating of CPN Retail Growth Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (CPNREIT) at “AA”.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:22
Cisco and NetApp simplify delivery of cloud infrastructure and industry-specific applications with new FlexPod
Cisco and NetApp have announced new FlexPod solutions that combines Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure with NetApp data services to help organizations accelerate application delivery and transition to a hybrid cloud with a trusted platform for innovation.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:00
Investors told of high Reits dividends as SET stays on correction course
INVESTMENT experts have urged investors to bypass market volatility through investment in real estate investment trusts (Reits) as a hedge as the SET continues its correction course.
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 14:15
Japan urges N. Korea to jointly break mutual distrust
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to jointly overcome their mutual distrust, as he confirmed ongoing efforts to arrange a Japan-North Korea summit.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:39
Judge clears AT&T-Time Warner deal, rebuking Trump administration
A US judge Tuesday approved the $85 billion merger of wireless and broadband giant AT&T with media-entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, delivering a stinging rebuke to Donald Trump's administration in its first major antitrust court case.
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
Why do we trust ‘beauty influencers’?
How do you know whether a beauty product works? Ask a friend? Can you trust the salesperson in the department store? How about reading the description on the product box?
Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00
ANZ sells majority stake in JV bank in Cambodia
AUSTRALIA and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) has announced that it had reached an agreement to sell its 55 per cent stake in Cambodian joint venture ANZ Royal Bank to J Trust, a Japanese holding company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Mon, 14 May 2018 08:26
Malaysian PM makes sweeping changes
A day before officially starting work as the new Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has announced sweeping measures to clean up corruption in the country and restore the people’s trust in government.
Mon, 07 May 2018 08:35
Drastic action needed to tackle Rohingya crisis, says Marty
Asean needs the trust of Myanmar to play a role in resolving the Rohingya crisis and to face ground realities in tackling the contentious South China Sea issue, former Indonesian foreign minister Marty Natalegawa said over the weekend.