Sun, 30 Sep 2018 01:00
North Korea says 'no way' it will disarm without trust in US
North Korea's foreign minister on Saturday told the United Nations there was "no way" that his country would disarm first as long as the United States continued to push for tough enforcement of sanctions against Pyongyang.
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 08:01
Up to 50 mn Facebook accounts breached in attack
Facebook revealed on Friday that up to 50 million accounts were breached by hackers, dealing a blow to the social network's effort to convince users to trust it with their data.
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
Fox lone trustworthy source in US news circus
Re: “US Democrats are bad, but Republican hypocrites are worse”, Have Your Say, September 28.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
Ascott Reit wins site for lyf co-living property in maiden project
IN ITS first development project, Ascott Residence Trust (Ascott Reit) has acquired a prime greenfield site at Singapore’s research and innovation business hub one-north for $62.4 million, the company announced yesterday.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
Political ‘freedom’ a sham, democracy activists caution
THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has given the go-ahead for political activities to resume after four years of suppression, but doubt and distrust remain prevalent among the parties eyeing the next election.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Australia’s Machiavellian wannabe leader must face court
For the sake of good governance, Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton must be referred to the High Court. Without question his family childcare business, hiding behind a trust instrument has received $5 million from the government.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
China’s taste for healthy food an opportunity for Thai organic agri-sector
China’s food tastes in the past decade have shifted away from products perceived to be unhealthy and embraced those that are nutritious and have a trusted provenance. As the nation’s middle class adopts a diet that focuses on quality, style and health, demand for sugar and salty flavourings like monosodium glutamate has slumped.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
Secrecy fuels the stench of China’s diseased pigs
An outbreak of African swine fever has China’s meat eaters, investors and bureaucrats in a panic. That should be no surprise: The country is the world’s biggest pork producer and consumer, and has a history of food-safety and health scandals that have fuelled public distrust.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
Confetti in the Courtyard
72 Courtyard, the high-end community mall a the Phetchaburi end of Sukhumvit Soi 55, jolns us with Rotganzen, a Rotterdam and New York-based design collective, to present “In Confetti We Trust”, an immersive art installation that will take over the whole of 72 Courtyard from mid-September until the year end.
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 01:00
Crying conspiracy hurts the war on corruption
South Korea’s jailed ex-president claims she’s a victim, undermining public trust in politicians
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:11
More Myanmar citizens going abroad for treatment as trust in local hospitals plummets
More Myanmar citizens are seeking medical treatment in foreign countries as their trust in local hospitals and clinics falls, says a local medical expert. Patients from Myanmar have so far spent an estimated US$600 million on medical care abroad with expenditures accelerating.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
Seoul may stop referring to N Korea as ‘main enemy’
With the South Korean government accelerating its efforts to reduce tension and build trust with North Korea, the military is seeking to stop referencing North Korea as its official enemy in a defence paper to be published this year.
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 17:40
Trust to invest in Bali and KL hotels
After winning unit-holders' approval, Strategic Hospitality Extendable Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (SHREIT) has announced its decision to invest in two hotel properties in Asean.
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.