Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:59
Beacon leads $6.5m investment in Jitta
Beacon Venture Capital, a corporate venture capital arm of Kasikornbank, led a funding round of US$6.5 million for Jitta, a Thai WealthTech startup that offers high-tech solutions for investors worldwide.
The funding round, which is the biggest pre-series A round for a Thai startup, will help promote innovation in the country’s WealthTech industry and prepare Jitta for global expansion,
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
Mickey gets his skates on
Grab your mouse ears and get ready for a worldwide party commemorating 90 years of Mickey Mouse as Disney On Ice’s “Mickey’s Super Celebration” skates into Bangkok at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani from March 28-31.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:59
AI and IoT the 'next big technologies', says Hakuhodo
The penetration of smartphones in the last decade has dramatically changed the lives of people worldwide, especially in Asean which is one of the most mobile-connected regions, the Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living Asean (HILL Asean), said in a press release issued on Friday.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:10
Hobbs and Shaw go it alone
After eight films that have amassed almost $5 billion (Bt160 billion) worldwide, the Fast & Furious franchise now features its first stand-alone vehicle as Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham reprise their roles as Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw in “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs &Shaw”.
movie & TV
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
GLOBAL DIVIDE OF WEALTH
The number of billionaires worldwide has doubled since the global financial crisis a decade ago, even as hundreds of millions of people live in poverty on less than $5.50 (Bt180) a day.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:38
Dassault Aviation acquires global maintenance activities of ExecuJet
Dassault Aviation and Luxaviation announced on Monday the acquisition by Dassault of the worldwide maintenance activities of ExecuJet, a Luxaviation subsidiary.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:26
Global opinion supports openness, immigrants
A global opinion poll published recently by the World Economic Forum found that most people worldwide believe that cooperation between nations is either extremely or very important.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
Sekisui House brings the W brand to Japan
W Hotels Worldwide is about to rise in the Land of the Rising Sun with the signing of a deal for the W Osaka that is slated to open in 2021.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
Where did all the travellers head to in 2018?
According to statistics from World Travel Monitor by worldwide tourism consultancy IPK International, the tourism industry has registered continuous growth in international trips all over the world this year.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
‘End of History’ was a joke, but the Global South isn’t laughing
The collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s was a historic milestone, setting the stage for the everlasting and worldwide enthronement of the capitalist system along with liberal democracy.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 14:28
Revered Israeli writer Amos Oz dies at 79
Renowned Israeli writer Amos Oz, a passionate peace advocate whose stirring memoir "A Tale of Love and Darkness" became a worldwide bestseller, died on Friday aged 79, his daughter said.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
Supachai warns Thailand to prepare for a slowdown in global economy
THE GLOBAL economy is in dissarray with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
Global economy in bad shape, warns Supachai
THE GLOBAL economy is in disorder with no clear direction, while the US-China trade war is having an adverse impact on investors’ confidence worldwide, warned Supachai Panitchpakdi, former director-general of the World Trade Organisation.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:26
Which country has the highest number of people living outside the region?
According to the International Migrant Report, 2017 the number of migrants worldwide has continued to grow rapidly in recent years, reaching 258 million in 2017, up from 220 million in 2010 and 173 million in 2000.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
Mango Tree grows in fertile Japan market
Asian restaurant operator, Mango Tree Worldwide, has continued to expand its footprint in Japan with the launch of new casual and dynamic dining outlets in the key cities of Nagoya and Hiroshima.