• Tech disrupters key to regional trade

    Asean nations must work to establish global value chains through new technologies, while taking a regional rather than national approach to digital development, said an international economics expert on Saturday at the Asean Business and Investment Summit 2019.

  • Joint report bodes well for internet economy

    Thailand's internet economy is expected to reach US$16 billion (483 billion baht) this year based on flourishing ride-hailing services and e-commerce, making it the second-largest internet economy in Southeast Asia after Indonesia, according to the e-Conomy SEA 2019 report.

  • Trade spat will not affect RCEP: Asean

    The secretary-general of Asean, Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi, expressed his confidence that the long-awaited Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be completed in principle before Thailand's chairmanship ends at the end of this year.

  • #SEAYOUTOMORROW : the future of the ocean

    VOWING TO ACHIEVE ITS GOAL OF ELIMINATING AT LEAST 50% OF MARINE DEBRIS BY 2027 THROUGH THE PRINCIPLE OF THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY AT THE RECENT 2019 ASEAN SUMMIT, THAILAND WAS RANKED AS THE WORLD’S SIXTH LARGEST CONTRIBUTOR TO MARINE DEBRIS, AND FOURTH IN ASEAN.