Thailand touts ‘innovation hub’ aim

The move is also part of its plan to raise Thailand’s position in the Global Innovation Index from 43rd in 2021 and ensure Bangkok appears in the top 50 best cities for startups as the capital was ranked in 71st place in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021. 

5th RCEP webinar series underlines integration SMEs into regional value chain

The discussions also highlighted the opportunity provided by the RCEP to facilitate the integration of SMEs into the regional value chain and the potential impact on narrowing the development gap.

What happened at one of Thailand’s most-anticipated tech conferences?

Carrying on the same theme from last year and featuring many keynote industry speakers, exhibitions, and a hands-on lab, the event delves into how digital technologies can unlock new potentials, markets, and business models while also supporting post-pandemic economic recovery in Thailand and the Asia Pacific region.

Thailand leads the world in adoption of next-gen financial services

More change has occurred in Thailand’s banking scene in the last two years than had occurred during the previous ten years, with the rate of change continuing to accelerate at pace.

ASEAN appoints ten sports ambassadors to promote gender equality

The ambassadors will use their influence to promote gender equality and women empowerment through sports, across the region and spread encouraging messages to the ASEAN Community. This initiative is part of the Japan-funded ASEAN #WeScore Campaign.

Asean Meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution in The Mekong Sub-Region

The Meeting was attended by Ministers/representatives responsible for land, forest fires and haze from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, and the Secretary-General of ASEAN, under the Chairpersonship of H.E. Khin Maung Yi

ASEAN, UNICEF hold workshop on financing responses to disasters and shocks

The objective of the workshop was to share findings from a regional landscape analysis — undertaken by UNICEF East Asia and the Pacific — on disaster risk financing and shock responsive social protection in ASEAN

Safeguarding Competition – A Post-Pandemic Response of ASEAN Competition Authorities

Attended by competition experts, academicians and private sectors, from within and beyond ASEAN, the conference has become a regional platform to discuss developments as well as emerging issues on competition policy.