Depa targets 1% GDP rise

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa) has vowed to increase the GDP of the country’s digital industry by 1% or 6 billion baht next year through various support programmes.The commitment was spelled out by Depa president and chief executive Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin in a recent press ...

Komsan Tortermvasana

Depa proposes 100 smart cities

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa) has set an ambitious goal to turn 100 cities nationwide into smart cities in two years to improve the economy and quality of life in line with the 20-year national strategy plan.Cities in six provinces plus Bangkok have begun ...

Komsan Tortermvasana

Smart city scheme tempts 20 candidates

Twenty cities in nine provinces have submitted proposals to apply for the government’s smart city project, according to the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa).The nine provinces are Phuket, Chiang Mai, Khon Kaen, Bangkok, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chachoengsao, Yala and Nakhon Ratchasima.Keep reading ...

Komsan Tortermvasana

Chonburi Chamber of Commerce joins forces with depa to support digital transformation of 150,000 EEC-zone SMEs

The “depa Mini Transformation Voucher EEC” seminar recently concluded successfully, with active cooperation from the Chonburi Chamber of Commerce and depa. The seminar aimed to promote the use of digital technologies among Thai SMEs in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and attracted considerable interest among ...

Depa pins hopes on trio of R&D centres

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa) plans to open and operate three R&D centres in June, comprising an artificial intelligence (AI) lab, an augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) lab and Maker Space, an innovative device design centre. Keep reading ...

Komsan Tortermvasana

DEPA aims to create innovation hub

State agency plans to develop a digital workforce in support of five s-curve sectors.The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) aims to drive innovative and technology trends to support the Thailand 4.0 vision. The agency has also joined hand with international business partners to set up ...

Jirapan Boonnoon

DEPA offers tax deduction up to 200% for software purchases by SMEs

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) has devised a measure to promote software usage, offering tax deductions of up to 200 percent of the value of a computer program suited to business operations.Keep reading ...

Itiporn Lakarnchua

Thai agency to lead transition to digital economy

Aiming to successfully lead Thailand into a digital economy, the Digital Economy Promotion Agency has set ambitious goals, including the country emerging as the Internet of Things (IoT) hub of Asia within five years, and the agency itself taking the lead in helping Asean countries ...

Asina Pornwasin

Depa pushes for IoT infrastructure

The government can influence the development of Internet of Things (IoT) technology in Thailand by supporting it and creating new value, says the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa).Keep reading ...

Komsan Tortermvasana

Digital development for Thai SMEs

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), United Overseas Bank (UOB), and The FinLab have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a Smart Business Transformation programme aimed at helping Thai SMEs with digital development.Keep reading ...

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