Flailing or taking flight? A roundup of situations faced by car-sharing app Uber throughout the Asian region

As many of you may know, Thailand’s Land Transport Department has already decreed that apps like Uber are illegal, and in the latest crackdown on the car-sharing app last week, the agency even announced that it might propose the use of the government’s absolute power under Section 44 of the Interim Constitution to ask the…... read more

Bayer Thai launches BAYER-NUS Grants4Apps Thailand guiding Thai startups to the global stage, addressing the needs of an aging society

In 2014, Bayer, a world-leading Life Science company, introduced the Grants4Apps program -- a health tech innovation challenge -- for the first time in Berlin, Germany. Since then, Grants4Apps has been expanded to Tokyo, Barcelona, Italy, Moscow, and most recently, Singapore. On 2 March 2017, Bayer Thai launched BAYER-NUS Grants4Apps Thailand in partnership with the National University of Singapore to support Thai contribution to health tech innovation... read more

Thailand’s leading energy conglomerate, PTT, to set up a US$45 million venture capital fund to invest in technologies

PTT is Thai state-owned oil and gas company and one of the largest corporations in the country announces to set up a fund of 45 million USD to invest in technology companies. The areas of interest include energy technology, digital services and robotics which focus on electricity applications, in addition of oil and gas.... read more

The 10th Asian Financial Forum To Open This Month World’s Top Economists and Financial Leaders among 100+ Prominent Speakers

Entering its 10th edition, the Asian Financial Forum (AFF), co-organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held on 16 and 17 January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Under the theme of “Asia: Driving Change, Innovation and Connectivity”, the…... read more