Wednesday September 19, 2018 06:39

ACCORD Press Releases

Political risks in Asia are on the rise Stcoks—18 Sep 18

According to Coface's Political Risk Index, Asia scored 45% on the latest risk ranking, above the world average of 35%. Nevertheless, this score remains lower than those of Sub Saharan Africa, the Middle East & North Africa, Central Europe and Latin

2018 China Wulong International Mountain Outdoor Sports Open Begins General—18 Sep 18

On September 17, 2018 China Wulong International Mountain Outdoor Sports Open kicked off in Wulong District, Chongqing City. According to the Publicity Department of Wulong District Committee of Chongqing Municipality, as an important attempt of Wulong

41 Cities Reunite in Shenyang Discussing Green Development at the 18th World Winter Cities General—14 Sep 18

The 18th World Winter Cities Association for Mayors Conference (WWCAM Conference) was held in Shenyang on Sept. 12, 2018. The conference invited 41 city groups and 52 chamber of commerce groups from 30 countries, according to Shenyang Municipal

Financial services missing #window of opportunity to support womens progress, finds PwC Stcoks—12 Sep 18

Financial services (FS) is falling behind other sectors when it comes to supporting women's progress into senior positions, according to a global report from PwC. The report has found that 54% of women working in FS believe that their diversity status is

foodpanda Thailand reveals a 25% increase in the total orders among university students in IT—12 Sep 18

According to a study conducted by foodpanda, there is an increase of 25% in the food ordering habits among students in 2018 as compared to the 2017 data - reflecting the preference for convenient lifestyle among Thai young adults Korean fried chicken and

BGRIM entered into Power Purchase Agreement with Electricity of Vietnam Energy—07 Sep 18

The Thai-Vietnamese joint venture led by B.Grimm Power Plc (BGRIM) has concluded a 20-year contract to supply electricity from its 420 MW solar farm project in Vietnam to Electricity of Vietnam (EVN). The accord, signed in Hanoi on September 5, secured

Olympic champions gave Red Beach thumb up for its beautiful wetlands Lifestyle—06 Sep 18

Recently, Olympic champions of Liaoning province, who participated in the 13th games of Liaoning province, visited the Red Beach National Scenic Corridor and marveled at its spectacular, according to Panjin Red Beach Wetland Resort Administrative

ofo sets off to the North, teaming up with University of Phayao to promote as a Green University. General—20 Feb 18

ofo, the world's no.1 dockless bike-sharing service, still moves forward to create bike society in Thailand by continuing to expand its service areas up to the North. Hoping to create Bike Sharing Society and according to Green University policy,

Thai travellers expected to deliver the highest increase in spend, according to Visa Stcoks—05 Sep 18

Thai travellers' spending is expected to see the largest jump compared to Asian and global average when it comes to amount of money intended to spend for next trip, according to Visa's Global Travel Intentions Study (the "Study"). The Study examines

Thai travellers expected to deliver the highest increase in spend, according to Visa Stcoks—05 Sep 18

Thai travellers' spending is expected to see the largest jump compared to Asian and global average when it comes to amount of money intended to spend for next trip, according to Visa's Global Travel Intentions Study (the "Study"). The Study examines

Global Youth Prefer Activism In Increasing Numbers According to New Orb Media General—05 Sep 18

Generation gap continues to widen, perceived government corruption dissuades younger voters New Orb Media Inc. reporting and data analysis finds young people are choosing street protests and informal organizing over political parties and traditional

Progress Urged As Bangkok Climate Talks Open To Prepare Paris Agreement General—04 Sep 18

French: https://unfccc.int/fr/news/pourparlers-de-bangkok-il-est-urgent-d-avancer-pour-preparer-la-mise-en-oeuvre-de-l-accord-de-paris Spanish: https://unfccc.int/es/news/empieza-conferencia-climatica-con-la-urgente-tarea-de-avanzar-en-la-aplicacion-del-a

SANY Employs Globally to Facilitate its International Strategy General—04 Sep 18

According to the 2018 World Top 50 Engineering Machinery Manufacturers released in International Construction by KHM, SANY ranks at No.8. Deeming international development as one of its most important strategies, SANY has been active to promote the

Thailand visitor arrivals in Jan-Jul 2018 up 11% to 22.6 million Lifestyle—29 Aug 18

Thailand welcomed visitor arrivals of 22,657,730 in January-July 2018, up by 11% over the same period of 2017, according to preliminary figures tabulated by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Estimated visitor expenditure also rose significantly, up

Aon#s Assessment Solutions: New Report Highlights Seven Strategic Talent Priorities for Digital IT—28 Aug 18

Leaders of organisations across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East (APME) can enable digital transformation, and enhance the success of their talent acquisition functions, by prioritising seven strategic actions, according to a new report from Aon's

Leading agricultural associations call for private sector support in scaling up sustainable General—24 Aug 18

Scaling-up sustainable mechanization technologies in Asia and the Pacific requires active participation from the private sector as well as cooperatives, according to regional and international agricultural experts at the 4th Member Meeting of the

From cloud growth to a cloud mess: two out of three SMBs struggle with over-complicated IT IT—20 Aug 18

As their businesses grow, companies increasingly embrace new business tools and cloud services in an attempt to make their employees' working lives more efficient and flexible, as well as reduce expenditures. According to Kaspersky Lab's latest research,

Handheld Expands Agreement With World#s Leading Package Delivery Company IT—16 Aug 18

Handheld Group , a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, today announced an expansion of its strategic agreement with the global leader in logistic solutions. According to the agreement, Handheld will develop the next generation turnkey

Digital Delivers Financial Reward for Refiners, but Cutting-Edge Technologies Could Unlock Even IT—09 Aug 18

Refiners are gaining financial benefits from digital technologies but are missing out on the additional value that the most cutting-edge technologies could provide, according to new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) research. "The Intelligent Refinery," Accenture's

AIS confirms to participate in 1800 MHz spectrum auction but decides not to join re-auction of 900 Telecom—08 Aug 18

According to the announcement of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) on an invitation to apply for 1800MHz and 900MHz spectrum license auction, Advanced Info Service Public Limited Company (AIS) via its subsidiary, Advanced

Thailand Board of Investment sets 2018 Investment application target at 720,000 million baht with Stcoks—19 Jan 18

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has set an investment application target of 720,000 million baht for 2018 after closing the year 2017 with a total investment application value of 641,978 million baht, 22 per cent increase from 2016, according to

Cambium Networks: Thai Cave Rescue Demonstrates Benefits Of Rapidly Deployable IT—23 Jul 18

Wireless Connectivity to Support Emergency Personnel and Inform the Public Becomes Integral to Modern and Effective Disaster Preparedness and Response According to Cambium Networks , a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, disaster

How new technology and AI can control rising maintenance costs IT—20 Jul 18

Activity in Australia's mining sector is accelerating, auguring well for exports and the broader economy, according to economic forecaster and industry analyst, BIS Oxford Economics. But with maintenance costs forecast to increase nearly 60 percent over

MONSTERS LURKING IN THE DEEP Real-life sea creatures have long captured the Entertainment—19 Jul 18

The marine world continues to be a source of folklore given that a whopping 95 percent of the planet's oceans remain unexplored, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Unsurprisingly then, many creatures living beneath the

CIMB THAI posts THB 360.1 million net profit for 6M2018 Stcoks—19 Jul 18

- NIM improved to 3.87%, compared to 3.81% YoY, from more efficient management of funding costs 6M2018 Financial Results Mr. Kittiphun Anutarasoti, President and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Thai Bank PCL, stated that according to the consolidated

Munich Re Figures Show Fewer Severe Natural Disasters in the First Half of the Stcoks—12 Jul 18

- The first half of 2018 was fortunate in that natural disasters across the world caused significantly lower losses than usual. According to provisional figures, overall losses were around US$ 33bn, the lowest level since 2005 (US$ 29bn after adjustment

the Hazelnut Almond Cream Financier General—02 Jul 18

A classic little French cake, the financier has its origins in the Middle Ages where it was baked by nuns of the Visitandine order. Later, the story goes, the tasty little cakes became popularly christened for resembling miniature bars of gold. According

Nations Improving Technology Also Improve Sustainability: Health, Education Infrastructure Most IT—27 Jun 18

Nations investing in technology infrastructure make faster, more efficient progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), according to a report released by Huawei today in London, England. The study assesses correlations between

Hemaraj Land And Development PLC. Changes its Corporate Name to WHA Industrial Development Public Stcoks—26 Jun 18

Eight industrial estates and four logistics parks also change names accordingly, in line with WHA Group's branding strategy WHA Corporation PCL (WHA Group), Thailand's leader in fully-integrated logistics and industrial facilities solutions, announced

Thailand MICE posts gains General—25 Jun 18

Thailand MICE continues to record a strong 13% growth in MICE travellers during the first half of the fiscal year 2018, according to the latest report from Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB). Reporting details of the half-year performance,