Wednesday December 12, 2018 12:41

ECONOMIES Press Releases

TAT curates three concepts to promote 55 secondary cities Lifestyle—22 Nov 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has curated three concepts for promoting the group of 55 secondary destinations to help develop and market their tourism economies and cultural assets in an environmentally-friendly way. These 55 provinces, which

New tech and FinTech: Embracing the opportunity and grasping the risk with Singapore Case Study Events—05 Nov 18

Disruptive technology evolution has made a wide impact to global economies, the very first forefront business that feel this in both positive and negative way is financial service industry. Due to the nature of business has been digitized and operated

FLEXIBLE WORKING TO CONTRIBUTE $10TR TO GLOBAL ECONOMY BY 2030 ACCORDING TO REGUS General—17 Oct 18

- Flexible working will save businesses money, reduce costs and boost productivity, causing a ripple effect across entire economies - The US could see an economic boost of as much as $4.5 trillion annually - China could see the greatest gross value add

US protectionism: Significant knock-on effect on trade partners of targeted Properties—16 Oct 18

- Increased protectionism is affecting a large number of economies – both advanced and emerging - Use of import tariffs by the US has doubled since 2009, with a sharp increase between 2016 and 2018. Nevertheless, these tariffs still only account

Country and sector risks worldwide: Some emerging economies become increasingly General—16 Oct 18

- Higher oil prices and continued capital outflows from emerging markets mark the third quarter of 2018 - A wave of sectorial downgrades in Turkey and Argentina - Risks improve in Central Europe and the CIS - Downgrades for Pakistan and Nicaragua,

UN Green Industry Conference opens in Thailand General—04 Oct 18

The Fifth Green Industry Conference opened in Bangkok today, with a strong focus on the opportunities green growth could yield for businesses and emerging economies. Organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together

Singtel and AIS debut VIA, Asias first cross-border mobile payment Telecom—02 Oct 18

- Connects Singtel Dash, AIS GLOBAL Pay and Rabbit Line Pay mobile wallets in Singapore and Thailand - Drives cross-border mobile payments to strengthen digital economies in Southeast Asia The Singtel Group today debuted VIA, its cross-border mobile

Multiplying Effect: Experts View Dongguan-Hong Kong Industry Cooperation as Strong Thrust for General—24 Sep 18

When in-depth cooperation on industries between an international manufacturing central city and a world financial center is made, what will the surrounding countries and regions benefit from? On the morning of September 21, the 2018 Joint Promotion

SPECA at 20: Strengthening the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia to deliver on General—21 Sep 18

Marking the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), high-level participants from the seven landlocked participating countries - Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,

Universum Releases World#s Most Attractive Employer Rankings 2018 General—20 Sep 18

Universum released their 10th annual WMAE ranking results from over 225,000 business and engineering/IT students from the world's 12 largest economies. The WMAE rankings recognize the global organizations who have been most consistently identified as

SingularityU Thailand Summit 2018 Bringing the World Leading Edge to Southeast Asia for the First General—20 Mar 18

An important step in changing the landscape of the region's innovation scene as Singularity University takes world-renowned leaders to Bangkok to examine the opportunities exponential technologies are offering to industries, global economies, and our

Premia Partners launches world#s first Asia Innovative Technology and Emerging ASEAN Titans ETFs Stcoks—06 Aug 18

Premia Partners, the Hong Kong-based investment firm that focuses on ETFs and smart beta solutions, announces the launch of two thematic ETFs designed to provide investors with diversified exposure to growth economies and growth sectors in Asia. The two

Airbnb welcomes 5 million visitors to the Mekong, injects 51.7 billion baht into local economies Lifestyle—12 Jul 18

Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company, today announces new data that shows how Airbnb is supporting healthy tourism in the Greater Mekong region. At the inaugural Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 in Nakhon Phanom, Mich Goh, Airbnb's

Country and sector risks worldwide: Signals of risk on the increase in the 2nd Stcoks—25 Jun 18

- The rise in oil prices is benefiting the energy sector in several countries but, combined with capital outflows, is detrimental to the economies of Argentina, Turkey, Sri Lanka and India - Construction and retail are the primary sectors to be affected

IMD: The US Overtakes Hong Kong at First Place Among World#s Most Competitive Stcoks—24 May 18

Marking its 30th edition, the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings emphasize a long-term trend highlighted in past editions - that the countries on the top of the list each have a unique approach to becoming competitive. (Photo:

Economic Growth in Africa Rebounds, But Not Fast Enough Stcoks—19 Apr 18

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 ? Sub-Saharan Africa's growth is projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018, and to average 3.6 percent in 2019–20, says Africa's Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World Bank,

Growth Gathers Steam in Latin America and the Caribbean Now is the Time to Build Fiscal Strength Stcoks—18 Apr 18

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2018— The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have turned the corner after a year of tepid growth and six of stagnation, providing an opportunity for countries to solidify their fiscal positions and lay the

Latin America and the Caribbean Improves Womens Economic Inclusion but Could Do More Against Stcoks—30 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – Economies in Latin America and the Caribbean region carried out eight legal reforms in the past two years to improve women's economic inclusion, says the World Bank Group's Women, Business and Law 2018 report, released

East Asia Region Implements 11 Legal Reforms to Improve Womens Economic Inclusion, But More Laws Stcoks—30 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – Economies in the East Asia and Pacific carried out 11 legal reforms in the past two years to promote women's economic inclusion, says the World Bank Group's Women, Business and Law 2018 report, released today. But much

Four African Economies among Most Improved in Removing Legal Barriers Against Women, says WBG Stcoks—30 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – Despite daunting challenges, several economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are making progress in enacting laws that promote equality between men and women, says the World Bank Group'sWomen, Business and the Law 2018 report,

Many Governments Take Steps to Improve Womens Economic Inclusion, Although Legal Barriers Remain Stcoks—30 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – Governments in 65 economies took steps to improve women's economic inclusion, enacting 87 legal reforms in the past two years, says the World Bank Group's Women, Business and Law 2018report, released today. However,

Thailand Ranks 19th of 24 economies in Updated BSA Cloud Computing IT—07 Mar 18

Thailand moved from 21st place in 2016 due to improvements in cybercrime and intellectual property laws BSA | The Software Alliance today released its 2018 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard, a flagship study that assesses cloud computing policies around

Cote dIvoire Economic Update: Skilled Labor Force and Connectivity Needed to Modernize Stcoks—09 Feb 18

ABIDJAN, February 8, 2018? With a GDP growth rate projected to reach 7?percent in 2018 and 2019, Cote d'Ivoire continues to be one of the most dynamic economies in Africa. The sixth Economic Update for Cote d'Ivoire, launched today by the World Bank

สมาคมโรคเบาหวานแห่งประเทศไทยฯ จัดกิจกรรม Healthy Women, Healthy Families, Healthy Economies สุขภาพ—08 Jan 18

สมาคมโรคเบาหวานแห่งประเทศไทย ในพระราชูปถัมภ์ สมเด็จพระเทพรัตนราชสุดาฯ สยามบรมราชกุมารี จัดกิจกรรม "Healthy Women, Healthy Families, Healthy Economies" ภายใต้การสนับสนุนของ บริษัท เมอร์ค จำกัด สาขาประเทศไทย เนื่องในวันเบาหวานโลก

Uptick in Asia-Pacific economic growth, but policy focus needed to improve prospects for achieving General—14 Dec 17

Economic conditions in Asia-Pacific remain stable, supported by stronger-than-expected performances in some of the region's larger economies and steady performance in most smaller ones. Deepening inequalities and domestic financial vulnerabilities in

Western Balkans Need Faster Growth to Catch Up with European Union, Says World Stcoks—01 Dec 17

Vienna, 30 November, 2017 – It will take as many as six decades for income levels in the Western Balkans to catch up with those of the European Union (EU) if economies in the region continue to grow at the average speed achieved between 1995 and

Senior UN official calls for womens empowerment through entrepreneurship development in ASEAN General—17 Nov 17

A senior United Nations official on Monday called for greater efforts to enhance women's economic participation and entrepreneurship across Southeast Asian economies. Speaking at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit currently underway in Manila, the

Meeting the Future Demand for Electricity in the Arab World Stcoks—16 Nov 17

Washington, November 15, 2017 – The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region may struggle to meet the electricity demands of its growing populations and economies, according to a new World Bank report launched today. ""Shedding Light on

Asia Pacific business leaders confidence hits three year high despite trade Stcoks—14 Nov 17

Confidence in revenue growth is at its highest level for three years amongst business leaders in 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation's (APEC) economies. 37% of APEC CEOs are very confident of revenue growth during the next 12 months, up from 28% in