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  • October 26, 2014

    The election of Jokowi is good for the region

    It's not very often that a national leader is identified by the people as one of their own. So when a man like Joko Widodo, the recently elected president of Indonesia, comes along, it is nothing less than a breath of fresh air. It's not hard to see and feel the chemistry between Joko, who likes...

    Opinion
  • October 26, 2014

    As cold as ice

    ... everyone can come." The high-tech Ice Wonderland is designed to look like a miniature town and brings together the best-known landmarks from the Asean region and beyond. Located within easy walking distance of the BTS Bearing station, the exhibition is divided into 10 zones and includes a coat and...

    Sunday
  • October 25, 2014

    Exporters expect 2015 growth in range of 0-5

    ... privileges for Thai garments early next year. However, there are still some positive factors, including upcoming regional integration under the Asean Economic Community and rising demand for Thai products in Japan under its policy to rely less on goods imported from China and more on the benefits of...

    Business
  • October 25, 2014

    News feed

    ... to ink a joint-venture agreement with two Thai companies for development of the Dawei special economic zone and related projects during a summit of Asean leaders to be held in Nay Pyi Daw on November 12 and 13, said Thai Deputy Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith. The consortium of Italian-Thai...

    Business
  • October 25, 2014

    Cobra Gold to resume in 2015

    .... Prayut to sit beside Obama Prime Minister and coup leader Prayut Chan-o-cha and President Barack Obama are scheduled to attend the Asean Summit in Myanmar's new capital Nay Pyi Taw on November 12-13. The Thai and US leaders are expected to sit next to each other under the seating arrangement...

    Politics
  • October 25, 2014

    Life insurer targets micro-segments

    ... these two products but Sara said catering to micro-segments would strengthen its premium base and ensure the company's competitiveness ahead of the Asean Economic Community. MTL is the first Thai insurer to be granted a representative-office licence in Myanmar. It cannot actually do business in that...

    Business
  • October 24, 2014

    The SIMPLE route for aware leaders: simplifying increasingly complex workplaces

    ... manage and engage a distributed workforce will become ever more challenging. Next, the change in the economic landscape - as China, India, and Asean and other developing countries increase their presence in the global economy during the next decade, they will have a tremendous effect on business practices...

    Business
  • October 24, 2014

    "This is another year that the CGR project has made major progress in criteria development to meet the Asean standard," said Bandid Nijathaworn, president and chief executive of the IOD. The solid performance reflected the value of corporate governance development cherished by listed companies in order...