Archive for November 22nd, 2020

Road to recovery paved by clean fuel

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:09 AM

The state and private sectors are stepping up efforts to give Thailand a new clean look, with economic activities fuelled by clean energy. New power plants and cars will be [...] » More

Credit card spending to nosedive

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:09 AM

Credit card providers expect a double-digit contraction rate in credit card spending this year because of weak consumer purchasing power amid the pandemic. Krungthai Card [...] » More

NESDC works to expedite spending

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:09 AM

The government has set a target to disburse at least 70 percent of the 400 billion-baht budget scheduled for social and economic rehabilitation in fiscal 2021. Danucha [...] » More

GM Ups Bet on EVs as Investors Swoon for Electric Cars

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:09 AM

General Motors Co. is raising its bet on electric cars by more than a third, as it hustles to convince a skeptical Wall Street that it too can be successful in the nascent [...] » More

PM issues lese majeste warning

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:09 AM

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has indicated that the lese majeste law will be among “all laws and articles” to be enforced against demonstrators. Asked by [...] » More

7 Thai firms on DJSI named ‘industry leaders’

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 9:09 AM

Seven of the 21 Thai firms listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) were designated “industry leaders”, or the top performing companies among their [...] » More

One dead, two injured in West Java landslide

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 9:09 AM

One person is dead and two others injured after a landslide struck Sindangkerta village, Cianjur, West Java, on Friday. The landslide occurred following high intensity rain [...] » More

Dr Mahathir suggests US president-elect Joe Biden crucial to Asia’s growth

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:09 AM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Joe Biden could play a key role for Asia’s overall growth as he looks to the US president-elect to rebuild ties with China whose growth is [...] » More

Apec 2020 concludes in Kuala Lumpur on a high note

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:09 AM

The Apec 2020 ended on a high note yesterday with the adoption of the Apec Putrajaya Vision 2040 and the 2020 Kuala Lumpur Declaration at the first ever fully virtual Asia [...] » More

Allow conscience vote for Budget 2021, says Umno deputy president

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:09 AM

Every MP should be given the freedom to support, reject or even refrain from voting on Budget 2021, Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said today as lawmakers debate [...] » More

Singapore to tighten border measures with Malaysia due to Covid-19 spike

22-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 9:09 AM

Singapore will be tightening border measures given the resurgence of cases in Malaysia, according to the republic’s Ministry of Health (MOH) today. The ministry said [...] » More