Science and technology

Traffy Fondue set for expansion and upgrade to improve digital government

Government agencies should use the Traffy Fondue platform to more efficiently solve issues for people and promote digital government, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Supamas Issaraphakdi said on Friday.She made the remark during a ceremony at the ministry’s headquarters in Bangkok to ...

The Nation Reporter

EECi advances national innovation infrastructure and attracts foreign investment

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha oversees progress of Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) A dedicated committee led by Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha embarked on a progress inspection of the Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi). This visit, which took place on August 9, ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

2 satellites under Thailand’s Theos-2 project ready to take off

Thailand is expected to launch two satellites under the Theos-2 project later this year, a government spokesperson said.The satellites, co-developed by British experts and a team of engineers from Thailand’s Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency, include the “Theos-2” main satellite for recording images and ...

The Nation Reporter

BoI urges Thai startups to innovate

The Board of Investment (BoI) has joined hands with the National Innovation Agency to encourage local startups to come up with new business ideas as part of efforts to promote more investments in the country. The collaboration aims to facilitate startups and entrepreneurs who want to ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Thailand’s rise in startup ecosystem ranking ‘points to policy success’

Thailand’s global startup ecosystem ranking has risen to 52, demonstrating the country’s efforts to build and drive its socioeconomic status through innovation, the National Innovation Agency’s (NIA) executive director, Pun-arj Chairatana, said on Friday.His remarks came as StratupBlink, the world’s most comprehensive startup ecosystem map ...

The Nation Reporter

New govt agency to manage 'big data'

The government has created the Big Data Institute (BDI), a public agency that will handle the massive amount of data generated by the public and state agencies.The BDI, announced in the Royal Gazette on Friday, is expected to be up and running within 180 days, ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Asean is fast-tracking digital transformation and more FTAs, officials say

Asean will focus on increasing the use of digital technology to expand trade and enhance economic cooperation among its 10 member states, according to a recent meeting of senior economic officials who oversee the bloc’s economic agenda for this year.Asean will also continue trade talks ...

The Nation Reporter

Trio unite to build digital workforce

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa), TBN Corporation and Kasetsart University have partnered to help develop a skilled digital workforce to bridge the demand gap for personnel in the country.The partners plan to use the low-code development platform to train the workers, targeting more than ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Government bid to raise country's digital competitiveness

The Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry wants digital-related business to contribulte 30% of  GDP and for Thailand to reach the top 30 of the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking, both by 2027.The targets can be achieved by promoting the adoption of digital technology for ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Asia Pacific ahead of the curve in using data, AI, analytics in healthcare: Philips report

Healthcare leaders throughout the Asia Pacific (Apac) region are looking to data and predictive technologies as the foundations of their future healthcare systems, the Philips Future Health Index (FHI) 2022 report revealed.The report outlined data and staffing challenges for healthcare in Apac, as the region’s ...

The Nation Reporter

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