Published: Jan 03, 2020
The National Innovation Agency’s (NIA’s) dual mission is to encourage startup entrepreneurs to help solve grassroots economic problems through the use of innovation and technology and to get more people in every region launching their own startups.
Published: Aug 05, 2018
Last month the baht and other Asean currencies were caught up in the recent weakening of the Chinese yuan, with the baht and Singapore dollar all hitting one year lows in the middle of last month while the ringgit hit a seven-month low.
Published: Jun 23, 2018
The synergy of the Belt and Road Initiative and Thailand 4.0 development program can help improve regional interconnectivity, accelerate economic growth and bring tangible benefits to people in East Asia, experts from China and Thailand said at a forum on Friday.
Published: Aug 07, 2017
As it enters its 50th year of existence, Asean is truly embracing its golden jubilee. Examined through the lens of foreign policy officials, diplomats, scholars and politicians, undoubtedly such a milestone calls for introspection.
Published: Aug 05, 2017
As Asean celebrates its 50th anniversary in August, there is much to cherish. Despite its imperfections, as The Economist puts it, the association is “the only game in Asia” whose networks also “provide a rare opportunity for global leaders to build trust”.
Published: May 09, 2017
Can the Chinese vessels Thailand is buying fulfil regional security objectives? Experts don’t think so. They also question the quality of the submarines and wonder whether these are effective or efficient enough, given their planned roles in the andaman sea and thai gulf
Published: Oct 30, 2016
To understand how seriously Japan guards its territorial waters, one has to visit Okinawa, the centre of the US security network. Japanese and American officials at their separate airbases are on alert around the clock. They have made clear their cooperation under the Japan-US defence treaty, which is the security backbone for the island nation and the Asia-Pacific.
Published: Oct 25, 2016
THE GOVERNMENT is preparing to accommodate the influx of mourners once the Grand Palace opens the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall for people to pay respects to the late King’s Royal urn from October 29.