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    A safercyber world

    Asia focus, Published on 03/09/2018

    » E-commerce and other digital services are becoming a part of mainstream life in Southeast Asia, part of a transformation that is driving strong economic growth. But the advances are not universal and the system is still not nearly as secure as it should be.

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    Sinking Cities

    Asia focus, Published on 02/09/2019

    » One of the most pressing challenges the world is facing as a result of climate change is rising sea levels. Scientists predict that oceans will rise by between 0.3 and 2.5 metres by 2100. This will put many coastal areas at risk, with potentially catastrophic consequences for large cities.

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    Smart grid policy advised for renewable energy progress

    Business, Erich Parpart, Published on 13/05/2019

    » Regulatory support for a smart grid should be the next government's top priority for renewable energy policy, as finding funding sources for environmentally friendly projects is becoming easier in Thailand, says B.Grimm Power's president.

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    Belt and Road: Just a vast mess?

    News, David Fickling, Published on 10/01/2019

    » Is China's Belt and Road Initiative a bold infrastructure vision, or a slush fund? The question is becoming more pressing.

  • News & article

    Oil price rout dims equity sentiment in Asia

    Business, Published on 26/06/2017

    » Recap: Asian stock markets were subdued last week, weighed down by oil prices that have fallen close to a one-year low as Opec-led efforts to reduce a worldwide glut have stalled. The Thai stock market remained rangebound but investors bought energy stocks on Friday, betting that the oil price fall would be limited.

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    Hawkish fed tone rattles asia, But only briefly

    Business, Published on 19/12/2016

    » Recap: Hawkish signals from the US Federal Reserve of a faster pace of policy tightening next year weighed on Asian stock markets last week. Most recovered late in the week after investors concluded the reaction had been overdone. Anticipation of a year-end spending spree by consumers lured by tax breaks kept the Thai bourse steady.

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    Making the connection

    Asia focus, Published on 02/05/2016

    » HONG KONG - As economic momentum continues to shift eastward, China is taking a greater role in global affairs through ambitious development projects intended to connect the region and strengthen economic cooperation with the rest of the world.

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    China and Japan data, fed worries depress stocks

    Business, Published on 14/09/2015

    » Recap: Global stock markets sagged last week on concerns about the economies of China and Japan after their disappointing economic data. Investors also unloaded equities ahead of the US Federal Reserve's much-awaited meeting this week, even though expectations of an interest-rate rate increase appear to have receded for now.

  • News & article

    Wall street staggers but set powers past 1,600

    Business, Published on 29/09/2014

    » Recap: Wall Street pulled back last week after disappointing US durable goods orders suggested the recovery might be weaker than thought. However, the Thai stock market continued to march up and finally passed 1,600 points — a level not seen since May last year — on Friday on investor hopes that economic stimulus measures will soon take hold. Window-dressing as the quarter-end approaches also lent support.

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    Woman on a mission

    Asia focus, Published on 09/03/2015

    » As the number one destination for US investment in Asia and its fourth-largest export market worldwide, Asean has clear economic as well as strategic importance for Washington. The relationship moved to a new level in 2010 when the United States established a permanent mission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Jakarta — separate from the US embassy to Indonesia.

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