• 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.