Local firms urged to invest in skills

Local firms urged to invest in skills
October 31st, 2014 in General Interest

Thai companies have neglected investment in human resources and technology development, hindering …[More]

China to build dual-track railway

China to build dual-track railway
October 30th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

China has agreed in principle to build a dual-track railway linking Laos to Nong Khai and Bangkok, a source …[More]

Thailand’s business ranking up

Thailand’s business ranking up
October 30th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

Thailand’s world ranking for ease of doing business has improved from 28th to 26th this year.

One main contributor …[More]

Developing high-potential people

Developing high-potential people
October 30th, 2014 in General Interest

No one is perfect but we all want to have as many top talents as possible in our organisations. We need high- …[More]

IP registration to be sped up in lead-up to AEC

IP registration to be sped up in lead-up to AEC
October 28th, 2014 in General Interest

The Intellectual Property Department aims to reduce the registration period for intellectual property rights to …[More]

The SIMPLE route for aware leaders: simplifying increasingly complex workplaces

The SIMPLE route for aware leaders: simplifying increasingly complex workplaces
October 24th, 2014 in General Interest

In today’s fast-paced marketplace and increasingly complicated business environment, competition has become …[More]

Watch out for ‘character-killing’ traits in a coach

Watch out for ‘character-killing’ traits in a coach
October 20th, 2014 in General Interest

One day a student-coach confided in me that her introductory coaching session with a mentor-coach had been …[More]

TSE can push ahead with IPO

TSE can push ahead with IPO
October 16th, 2014 in General Interest

The initial public offering (IPO) of Thai Solar Energy Plc (TSE), controlled by Channel 3’s Maleenont family …[More]

Report calls for urgent leadership, HR development

Report calls for urgent leadership, HR development
October 16th, 2014 in General Interest

SOUTHEAST Asian organisations urgently need to develop leaders at all levels and re-skill their human-resource …[More]

Anti-graft fight winning allies

Anti-graft fight winning allies
October 16th, 2014 in General Interest

Thailand’s awareness of endemic corruption is gaining ground, with 60% of listed companies putting anti- …[More]

Bangkok cracks down on taxis

Bangkok cracks down on taxis
October 10th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

Thai authorities have announced a series of measures designed to improve the quality of Bangkok’s taxi services. …[More]

Taxis must ‘behave’ for higher fares

Taxis must ‘behave’ for higher fares
October 8th, 2014 in General Interest

Taxi fares are set to increase by December under government plans to help drivers cope with rising operating …[More]

‘Feedback is the breakfast of champions,’ brothers say

‘Feedback is the breakfast of champions,’ brothers say
October 6th, 2014 in General Interest

At a charity conference organised by the Young Professionals Committee of the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce …[More]

Bang Sue station to get expressway link

Bang Sue station to get expressway link
October 2nd, 2014 in General Interest

Transport officials want to link the Bang Sue terminal of the Red Line electric train project with the new Sri Rat …[More]

Thai CG ranking slips a notch

Thai CG ranking slips a notch
September 26th, 2014 in General Interest

Despite maintaining its overall score on the back of improvements in regulatory enforcement, Thailand’s corporate …[More]

Employees ‘should be ambassadors’

Employees ‘should be ambassadors’
September 22nd, 2014 in General Interest

Companies should focus on making their employees brand ambassadors to create businesses that are sustainable …[More]

Submissions for Adman Awards slump 20%

Submissions for Adman Awards slump 20%
September 18th, 2014 in General Interest

REFLECTING the decline in the advertising industry, the number of entries submitted for this year’s “Adman …[More]

Encouraging growth in a culture of fun and trust (part 2)

Encouraging growth in a culture of fun and trust (part 2)
September 18th, 2014 in General Interest

When Mega Lifesciences Plc was preparing to list on the Stock Exchange of Thailand last year, chief executive …[More]

TDRI suggests four objectives for improving railway system

TDRI suggests four objectives for improving railway system
September 17th, 2014 in General Interest

Thailand’s railway system needs to be reformed, as persistent administrative problems have prevented …[More]

Thailand expects to keep lowest ranking

Thailand expects to keep lowest ranking
September 9th, 2014 in General Interest

Despite efforts by the junta and companies to deal with child labour and slavery allegations, it is highly likely …[More]

Coaching success is skills plus marketing plus conviction

Coaching success is skills plus marketing plus conviction
September 8th, 2014 in General Interest

Ted was so excited after finishing his coaching programme. He was on top of the world, delighted that he was now …[More]

Subcontracted workers and employer liability

Subcontracted workers and employer liability
September 5th, 2014 in General Interest

Businesses in Thailand, particularly manufacturers, have used workers employed as subcontractors through …[More]

Growth in a culture of having fun and trust (part 1)

Growth in a culture of having fun and trust (part 1)
September 4th, 2014 in General Interest

‘I don’t manage people. I help them to find themselves,” says Vivek Dhawan, who is the chief executive and chief …[More]

Following the ‘7 Habits’ path to personal effectiveness – and business success

Following the ‘7 Habits’ path to personal effectiveness – and business success
September 1st, 2014 in General Interest

HAVING A “winning culture” is what makes every great company great, says Porntip Lyimapun, founder and chief …[More]

Firms ink MoU to keep kids smiling

Firms ink MoU to keep kids smiling
August 26th, 2014 in General Interest

Nation Multimedia Group (NMG) and 16 other leading companies have joined forces to aid children in need of …[More]

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The art and science of influencing your customers’ experience

The art and science of influencing your customers’ experience
August 25th, 2014 in General Interest

Maya Angelou, the author, poet, dancer, actress and singer, has said, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you …[More]

Getting more from your employees

Getting more from your employees
August 25th, 2014 in General Interest

Q: I find the people in my organisation very “soft, reserved and careful” when it comes to taking on challenging …[More]

Muay Thai has new home in Bangkok

Muay Thai has new home in Bangkok
August 19th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

Thailand’s national sport, Muay Thai, has a new spiritual home in Bangkok following the opening of a new, modern …[More]

Hitting pay dirt with rubbish

Hitting pay dirt with rubbish
August 18th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

Small firms need to persevere, focus on research and development (R&D) and be ready to change to thrive in an …[More]

When an NBTC official bit the Apple

When an NBTC official bit the Apple
August 18th, 2014 in General Interest

Takorn Tantasith, secretary general of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, reportedly …[More]