Asean cities work to get ‘smart’

Publication date 14 December 2018 | 14:52 | ICT

Thailand will play a leading role in implementing the smart-city network covering 26 cities in the 10 Asean countries as it takes over as the bloc’s chair next year, Digital Economy and Society Minister Pichet Durongkaveroj said last week.



  • VN set to be among top ten remittance receivers

    Publication date 14 December 2018 | 14:46 | ICT

    Vietnam is expected to remain one of the top 10 remittance receivers this year, according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief released last weekend.

  • DaraPay Commitment to offer more financial choices to the Cambodians

    Publication date 14 December 2018 | 09:00 | ICT

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia- December 11, 2018- DaraPay, one of the newestmobile payment solution providers in Cambodia,held a private gathering to celebrate its 1st Anniversary.

  • Coastal provinces to receive 4M visitors

    Publication date 14 December 2018 | 14:22 | ICT

    Speaking at the opening of the 7th Sea Festival in Koh Kong province on Thursday, Tourism Minister Thong Khon projected that coastal provinces will receive more than four million tourists by the end of the year.


  • Institute: Vietnam to be one of 10 fastest growing economies

    Publication date 14 December 2018 | 14:56 | ICT

    While growth is set to ease next year, Vietnam will still be among the top 10 fastest-growing economies globally, according to the Economic Insight: South-East Asia report recently released by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

  • ‘China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is national priority’ it tells China

    Publication date 14 December 2018 | 15:29 | ICT

    Pakistan on Monday reaffirmed its commitment to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by pledging to complete it as a national priority.

  • Industrial sector GMS gov’ts seek digital connection

    Publication date 14 December 2018 | 14:38 | ICT

    Ministers of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) expressed their commitment to increase regional cooperation in digital connection and adopt a Cross-Border Transport Agreement to enhance trade and tourism exchange in the region, said

  • Cambodia-Vietnam trade reaches record high in 2018

    Publication date 14 December 2018 | 12:11 | ICT

    Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam reached record highs this year with trade volume amounting to $3.06 billion during the first 10 months of 2018, an increase of 36 per cent on the same period last year, according to Vietn

  • Lower Sesan II plant set to launch

    Publication date 14 December 2018 | 09:14 | ICT

    The Hydropower Lower Sesan II power plant, which will be launched next week, is set to add another 20 per cent to the Kingdom’s current total electricity production, said a senior official of the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

  • Venezuelan gov’t takes over Goodyear plant

    Publication date 13 December 2018 | 13:34 | ICT

    The Venezuelan government on Tuesday took control of Goodyear-owned installations, a day after the US tyre maker closed its operations in the crisis-torn South American country.

  • Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties

    Publication date 13 December 2018 | 12:31 | ICT

    A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese telecom company executive wanted in the US in a case that has rattled relations between China and the North American allies.