DRVR, an international fleet management application provider based in Bangkok, Thailand, has selected Tata Communications as its global IoT connectivity partner to help achieve its objective of making Asia's vehicle fleets the smartest and most cost-efficient in the world.
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In our current 3-month rolling calendar of some of the more intriguing and trade shows, we feature one of the biggest Maritime shows in the world, along with exhibitions on Food Manufacturing Tech, Industry Automation, Apparel Manufacturing, Food Packaging, Pools & Spas, Garden and Landscaping Design, and the signature Asian Airshow event for this time of the year.
As Thailand moves past its original technology role mostly as a low-cost manufacturer, it is now focusing on Value Creation as the key focus of its Thailand 4.0 model. The country has specifically begun targeting robotics and automation technology as key to the country's economic and tech future.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved two projects worth over $210 million in debt financing from the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) in its first year of operation.
Germany-based Siemens, the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe, is delivering metro trains and rail infrastructure for the extension of Bangkok’s Blue Line Metro in Thailand.
The APEC member economies just completed a major planning effort to look at how to enhance economic empowerment for women across the region. It is part of a broader move to secure workforces and growth as major new forces shift the nature of the Asia-Pacific business landscape.
oBike, Singapore's own station-less smart bike-sharing company, just opened up busines in Phuket, as part of a continuing expansion across Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
Japanese trading house ITOCHU Corporation has made a $1 million strategic investment into Eko Communications, a Thailand-based technology startup that operates a business messaging app.
APEC member economies' small business government representatives are working to opitimize conditions for Asia-Pacific startup growth, as digital advances open up new business and trade opportunities within the technology sector.
Hitachi, Ltd. has signed an agreement with Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Office to help apply digital technologies such as IoT (Internet of Things) to help promote EEC development within the country.
Bangkok will soon get its first city observation tower, designed as a cultural landmark and a future major tourism draw. It will be 459 meters high and will be the tallest observation tower in Southeast Asia.
During the recent 2017 Global Seminar on International Communication of China Online Literature -- Thailand Session held in Bangkok, participants were invited to join an an industry-wide cooperation to assure authorized distribution of Chinese online literature within Thailand.
The first-ever Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment began in Bangkok this week. The event will provide the opportunity for the region's environment leaders to discuss how they can work together towards a resource efficient and pollution-free Asia-Pacific.
The APEC member economies are pledged to a restructuring of their individual policy regimes, in a joint effort to minimize structural bottlenecks to trade in emerging sectors. The goal is to eliminate even more barriers to continued growth and recovery across the Asia-Pacific region.
France-based Thales has won the contract to deliver the Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) system for the Bangkok metro's Blue Line Extension.
APEC is working on a plan to enhance customs checks throughout the member countries, with the goal of potentially slowing the flow of illegal lumber and wood products shipped within the community.
Bombardier Transportation, a rail equipment manufacturer in Germany, has won two contracts for its BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for two mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), with headquarters in France, has increasing confidence in Thailand's potential, especially after implementation of recent reforms. It is now taking the step for a much closer partnership with the government of Thailand in helping transform the country's economic potential.
APEC has launched work on a major simplification of food export documentation in the region. Now it is so complex that a single producer of frozen processed foods such as lasagna may need to submit over 200 pages of certification paperwork per shipment to export their product.
Securities regulators throughout the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation organization member economies are seeking public comments on the new Asia Region Funds Passport proposal.
The increasing urbanization coupled with large government-backed infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia is fueling elevator installation in the region, according to a study by California-based consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.
Ha:mo, a new ultra-compact electric vehicle (EV) sharing system, is being launched in Thailand via a partnership between Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT) and Chulalongkorn University. It will operate within the University's campus in Bangkok.
Southeast Asia workers make up a major part of the migrant worker community internationally. Though the job pay may be good, access to justice is often out of reach for those workers, as they are threatened with everything from taking their passports to immediate deportation if they complain.
Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently released a special statement describing their "Sufficiency Economy Philosophy", along with its goals to end poverty and help others achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.
During the Group of 20 leaders' summit in Hamburg, Germany, recently, Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a strong message of support for international cooperation on behalf of the APEC member nations, to address trade and growth challenges in the unsettled global environment.