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  • November 23, 2014

    Players warned of match-fixers as Thailand take on Singapore

    On the eve of the match at Singapore's newly-built National Stadium, which can hold 55,000 spectators, the Asean Football Federation (AFF) held a team manager's meeting with representatives from betting-monitoring company Sportradar in a bid to implement measures to stop match-fixing in the biennial competition...

    Sports
  • November 23, 2014

    Another dolphin found dead; villagers point finger at hunters

    ... mid-sea at a six-digit price for a whole and healthy dolphin, he said. He added that dolphins from the Gulf of Thailand were sold to aquariums in Asean countries, especially those that had dolphin shows. "Fishermen spotting the group should try to record images as evidence but should stay far because...

    National
  • November 23, 2014

    Chamber to play a pro-active role

    ... growth and focus on supporting businesses, mainly in the service sector, to hopefully ensure competitiveness of the Thai private sector amidst Asean integration and global liberalisation. "As one of the Kingdom's key private organisations comprising more than 73,000 members, the chamber will not only...

    Business
  • November 23, 2014

    Asean Vision 2020: Focus on economic, social growth remain

    Asean's Vision 2020 calls for a clean and green Asean with fully established mechanisms to ensure the protection of the environment, sustainability of natural resources, and high quality of life for people in the region, Le Luong Minh, secretary-general of Asean, said. He told the seminar last week, the Asean Sustainable...

    Business
  • November 22, 2014

    Three-way strife may be likely now

    ... and contribute to a major deadlock. With Thailandโ s neighbouring countries preparing themselves economically for the upcoming era of the Asean Economic Community, Thais will practically limp into the new regional territory.

    Opinion
  • November 22, 2014

    News feed

    ... via the Internet. It aims to tap the rapidly growing e-commerce market, which has a projected value of Bt700 billion this year, to prepare for the Asean Economic Community in late 2015 and to boost Thailand's competitiveness. Selling merchandise online can help reduce operating costs and create revenue...

    Business
  • November 22, 2014

    Japan producers need to transform supply chains as they shift manufacturing abroad, UPS finds

    ... continue to recognise the importance of China. Meanwhile, one-quarter of Japanese manufacturing companies anticipate that Southeast Asia, especially Asean countries, will gradually play a bigger role in intra-regional trade in the future, nearly doubling the importance Asean holds today. Thai-Japan...

    Business
  • November 22, 2014

    Regional cooperation urged in geo-informatics

    ..., but the nations had never worked together in the field. He was speaking at a recent seminar on Geo-Informatics and Space Technology for better Asean cooperation as part of the annual "Geoinfotech 2014" exhibition. The event is aimed at promoting research in information technology and space in the public...

    National
  • November 22, 2014

    Visa, lack of flights block Asean aviation integration

    Visa-free travel and limited supply of services to certain destinations within Asean remain some of the challenges of fully integrating the aviation sector of the regional bloc, according to a recent regional report. Integration remains a work in progress and while there have been some improvements in...

    Aec
  • November 22, 2014

    Kiatisak puts faith in youth

    Singapore will look to overcome concerns about the pitch at their gleaming new National Stadium as they launch the defence of their AFF Suzuki Cup Asean championship this weekend. The reigning Southeast Asian champions will take on Thailand, runners-up at the tournament's last edition in 2012, in the...

    Sports