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What home-builders need to know ahead of the AEC
April 18, 2014 1:00 am

What home-builders need to know ahead of the AEC

Over the past three years, no business sector in Thailand has failed to talk about its preparation for the upcoming regional market liberalisation under the Asean Economic Community (AEC). Everyone, including the home-building sector, is alert and...

Opportunity the key to fostering an 'employer of choice'...
April 17, 2014 1:00 am

Opportunity the key to fostering an 'employer of choice'...

COMMONLY held perceptions suggest that a company positioning itself as an "employer of choice" is all about paying the highest salaries, passing out the richest bonuses and delivering the most diverse provident funds with the highest...

Big Data Evolution: Why Thai businesses should start collecting data
April 16, 2014 1:00 am

Big Data Evolution: Why Thai businesses should start collecting data

Marketers around the world are now shifting their focus on utilisation of big data. Anyone following the news would have seen that many industries around the globe are trying to grab a piece of this big data revolution.

Can a city continue expanding forever? Not if there are no new ideas
April 11, 2014 1:00 am

Can a city continue expanding forever? Not if there are no new ideas

Since we have been launching projects in many cities in various provinces, I have had a chance to travel to places I had never been to before and had not foreseen myself travelling to.

Materialise your corporate culture through leaders
April 10, 2014 1:00 am

Materialise your corporate culture through leaders

"CORPORATE CULTURE" is normally perceived by many executives and employees as a soft, subjective and intangible topic. To keep it short and simple to understand, corporate culture is defined as "the way we do things around...

Organisations can take practical steps to prevent data loss, security...
April 9, 2014 1:00 am

Organisations can take practical steps to prevent data loss, security...

All organisations hold sensitive data that their customers, business partners, regulators, shareholders and board of directors expect to be protected. Despite this, high-profile security breaches involving personal and corporate data loss, leakage...

Weighty souvenirs
April 8, 2014 1:00 am

Weighty souvenirs

In an effort to support farmers who have suffered from delayed payments for their pledged rice, Banthoon Lamsam, chairman and CEO of Kasikornbank, asked staff who organised the bank's shareholders meeting last Friday to give those attending rice...

US dollar a bit two-faced in Q1
April 8, 2014 1:00 am

US dollar a bit two-faced in Q1

The performance of the US dollar against most currencies in the first quarter resembled something akin to a split personality.

Policy rate cut, ongoing political chaos affect March
April 7, 2014 1:00 am

Policy rate cut, ongoing political chaos affect March

The central bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted 4-3 to cut the benchmark rate by 25 basis points to 2.0 per cent on March 12, with the expectation that a rate cut would help boost growth in an economy that has been slowing because of...

The rights and wrongs of coaching programmes
April 7, 2014 1:00 am

The rights and wrongs of coaching programmes

Many are getting into the coaching scene, offering all sorts of programmes and services. A sort of "coaching hype" is happening and has got quite a few people jumping into the scene of late.