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  • BUSINESS

    Mazda traces 5-year plan for BoI perks

    Business, Published on 20/11/2018

    » Japanese carmaker Mazda Motor Corporation has planned to implement its 11.48-billion-baht hybrid electric vehicle (EV) projects over five years after winning Board of Investment (BoI) privileges on Monday.

  • BUSINESS

    Ford mum about rejig's Asean impact

    Business, Piyachart Maikaew, Published on 11/10/2018

    » US car maker Ford Motor Co remains silent on whether its Asean operations will be affected by a US$11-billion restructuring plan to cut 70,000 salaried employees worldwide.

  • BUSINESS

    Jack Ma plays coy about self-driving plans

    Business, Published on 21/04/2018

    » Alibaba supremo Jack Ma has disclosed that the company is starting work on autonomous technology, but he did not mention when or how the company plans to roll it out in Southeast Asia.

  • BUSINESS

    Company man

    Asia focus, Published on 19/03/2018

    » Shinsotsu-ikkatsu-saiyo, the tradition of simultaneous recruitment and employment of new graduates by companies, has long been unique to Japan and South Korea, before the latter abolished the practice in 2010. But in the world's third largest economy it is so embedded in the culture, who's to say it's not working for the country and its people?

  • BUSINESS

    Kanit: Boeing deal for EEC imminent

    Business, Lamonphet Apisitniran, Published on 13/11/2017

    » Talks with Boeing Co about its plan to invest in an aviation training centre for the Asean region in the Eastern Economic Corridor are expected to conclude this month, according to EEC Office secretary general Kanit Sangsubhan.

  • WORLD

    Iconic Harley-Davidson is building plant in Thailand

    New York Times, Published on 24/05/2017

    » HONG KONG - Iconic motorcycle builder Harley-Davidson, praised by US President Donald Trump as a pillar of American manufacturing and keeping jobs at home, is building a new plant in Thailand.

  • LIFE

    Northern lights

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 23/09/2016

    » With over 400 movies on the slot, the Toronto International Film Festival was a feast and a maze. The latest edition of this North American showcase concluded last Sunday, with Damein Chazelle's La La Land winning the People's Choice Award, a bellwether for the bright Oscar season (Toronto, unlike other major festivals, has no prominent juried competition, instead letting the audiences decide the big winner). The festival is known as a launch pad for Oscar hopefuls as well as independent titles looking for distribution. It also features a strong experimental section that casts its radical net far and wide.

  • LIFE

    Rhythms of Isan

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 06/10/2015

    » Thailand's northeastern musical instruments create a chorus of foot-stomping sounds that showcase the crux of the region's rich cultural and historical heritage. Isan music and its rapid-fire rhythmic vocals and funk-like beats have steadily gained the attention of Western producers, one of whom is British lyricist and executive producer, William Robinson.

  • BUSINESS

    Key challenges for 2015

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 05/01/2015

    » Thais are hopeful that the Year of the Goat will be an easier and more prosperous one than the rough and bumpy Year of the Horse. 

  • WORLD

    On a regional roll

    Asia focus, Nalin Viboonchart, Published on 07/04/2014

    » As the automotive industry in Asia Pacific continues to expand, the American carmaker Ford Motor Co expects up to 70% of its growth over the next decade will come from this promising region, says David Schoch, group vice-president and president for Asia Pacific.

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