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How data are changing the Asia-Pacific retail landscape
October 1, 2016 1:00 am

How data are changing the Asia-Pacific retail landscape

CONSUMER packaged goods (CPG) companies face a seemingly impossible task: how to target more than 7 billion individual consumers profitably in a world that continues to globalise rapidly as well as localise.

KMUTT acts as incubator for students’ innovations
October 1, 2016 1:00 am

KMUTT acts as incubator for students’ innovations

KING MONGKUT’S University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) aims to be an incubator of tech start-ups, especially those initiated by its students and faculty members.

Living tomorrow: urban residences from now on
September 30, 2016 1:00 am

Living tomorrow: urban residences from now on

AMID fierce competition in the real-estate industry, one of the factors operators need to take into account and follow at all times is the trend towards urbanisation, which breeds new social-behaviour patterns.

Understanding the tech consumer crucial in digital age
September 28, 2016 1:00 am

Understanding the tech consumer crucial in digital age

TWENTY YEARS ago the World Wide Web was in its infancy, mobile phones were still luxury items and listening to music on the go meant carrying a portable compact-disc player.

BoJ initiates ‘yield curve control’
September 27, 2016 1:00 am

BoJ initiates ‘yield curve control’

With the global economy stuck in low growth and a low-inflation environment, central banks around the world are experimenting with unconventional tools such as quantitative easing (QE) and negative interest rates. The latest invention is the Bank of...

10x Leaders: In pursuit of success really?
September 26, 2016 1:00 am

10x Leaders: In pursuit of success really?

“The thing is … I love him so much that I can’t tell him

SET must brace for corrections as rate hike trend looms
September 26, 2016 1:00 am

SET must brace for corrections as rate hike trend looms

Prakit Sirivattanaket Vice President Kasikorn Securities

The evolution of the modern media agency
September 24, 2016 1:00 am

The evolution of the modern media agency

I RECENTLY reached out to an old acquaintance of mine, an amazing client servicing director with whom I used to work during the golden age of traditional advertising firms. I asked him if he would a fancy a role with a media agency in handling...

New Thai-developed technology helping visually impaired
September 24, 2016 1:00 am

New Thai-developed technology helping visually impaired

ABOUT TWO years ago, Nuntipat Narkthong and a group of students at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi invented a gadget for the blind so they could earn a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering.

Do short-term foreign business travellers have immigration, tax...
September 22, 2016 1:00 am

Do short-term foreign business travellers have immigration, tax...

MANY foreigners think that if they hold a non-immigrant business visa they can live and work in Thailand. They may also believe that if they stay fewer than 183 days in one year, they don’t have to pay Thai tax. These assumptions are only...