Althea, a Seoul-based start-up, is trying to cash in on the trend by making inroads into southeast Asia's growing e-commerce market.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 7- Some activist groups are withdrawing support for the palm oil body that provides sustainability certificates for the industry, saying it is biased towards producers and its complaints panel is flawed. Aidenvironment, an Amsterdam- based green group, could become the latest to cut ties with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil over what it...
SINGAPORE/ JAKARTA, Nov 2- Indonesia and Vietnam are looking to join Thailand in blazing a trail for solar power in Southeast Asia, introducing targets to fire up green energy generation as a landmark global agreement to curb pollution is set to take effect. Indonesia and Vietnam aim to each have annual solar power capacity of at least 5 gigawatts from 2020, up...
SINGAPORE, Nov 2- Indonesia and Vietnam are looking to join Thailand in blazing a trail for solar power in Southeast Asia, introducing targets to fire up green energy generation as a landmark global agreement to curb pollution is set to take effect this week. The nation currently has the highest installed solar capacity in Southeast Asia, with a government...
Chinese financial powerhouse, Ant Financial, has ramped up its global expansion with an investment in Thailand's Ascend Money.
Hong Kong, a city commonly associated with wealth, has one of the highest proportions of people enslaved across Asia, the SCMP reports.
Media, property and alcohol industries may feel the biggest pinch from a 30-day ban on "joyful events" after the death of its ninth monarch.
Funds are expected to flow back into Thailand given the steadily growing economy and solid corporate earnings growth, says CIMB's Kasem Prunratanamala.
Thailand's junta sought to dispel concern about a royal succession after the Crown Prince delayed his ascension to the throne.
It is hard to make a cold-eyed assessment of Thailand's King Bhumibol, partly because of the country's draconian lese majeste laws.
As the country mourns the passing of their beloved King, here's what you need to know if you're planning a trip to Thailand.
There are still plenty of uncertainties regarding Thailand's economic outlook. Here's what analysts think.
Alastair Newton, director of Alavan Business Advisory, says he expects there will be a long period of calm in Thailand following the king's death.
A year-long mourning period for King Bhumibol Adulyadej risks impacting the return to civilian rule in Thailand.
The opening of the stock exchange the day after the King's passing has been a positive indicator, says Bank Julius Baer's Mark Matthews.
The calm reaction in Thailand to the passing of King Bhumibol suggests that groundwork for his replacement had been laid, says Kevin Hewison, professor at the UNC-CH.
Markets were initially nervous about the succession of the monarchy in Thailand but nerves should ease soon, says Saxo Capital Markets' Tareck Horchani.
Patrick Jory, lecturer at the University of Queensland, talks about the Thai monarchy's holding company that the King has sole discretion in using.
Patrick Jory, lecturer at the University of Queensland, talks about what lies ahead for Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn in navigating the Thai political landscape.
Thitinan Pongsudhirak, professor at Chulalongkorn University, explains why King Bhumibol's passing will be so deeply mourned by Thailand.