Government, BOT working closely to create cashless society

The government and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) are successfully moving the country towards a cashless society and digital economy, government deputy spokeswoman Ratchada Thanadirek said.Ratchada said on Monday that the government and the BOT have a significant role to play in this transition with ...

The Nation Reporter

Green light for online action plan

The cabinet on Monday gave the go-ahead to the national e-commerce development action plan phase I, which spans 2021-2022 and aims to boost e-commerce revenue to more than 5.35 trillion baht next year.Rachada Dhnadirek, a deputy government spokeswoman, said the Commerce Ministry’s action plan will ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Thailand to get AI-driven managed services solution

The Thai branch of a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company recently signed a deal to implement an advanced, customer-centric network operations model in Thailand starting from January 2020.The telecom will be working in collaboration with the third-largest GSM mobile phone provider in Thailand. The ...

Alita Sharon

Thailand's internet economy 'healthy' but lags in digital adoption

Thailand’s internet economy is growing at “a healthy clip”, from US$6 billion in 2015 to US$16 billion in 2019, but the country still lags behind regional peers in digital adoption and digitalisation, a report by Maybank Kim Eng said on Thursday.The report, titled ‘Disruption Watch ...

Thailand to push forward digital development to strengthen ASEAN connectivity

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday said he will lead Thailand to drive digital development in Southeast Asia as a means to strengthen connectivity among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members.Speaking at the “Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019” in Bangkok, Prayut said ...

Shi Yinglun

KMIT develops innovations to improve Thai street food

King Mongkut Institute of Technology’s Lat Krabang campus has introduced three culinary innovations to enhance the safety of street food and promote tourism, including a robot that cooks barbequed pork.The institute has also developed cooking courses for beginners and vendors who want to improve the ...

Alita Sharon

Cybersecurity high on agenda of IT committee

The committee on communications, telecom, and digital economy and society from now on will focus on cybersecurity issues due to rising number of people who can get access to the online world.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Pushing forward Thailand 4.0

Foreign investors ranging from global giants to fast-growing start-ups are focusing on Thailand as it races to transform itself into Thailand 4.0, the region’s innovation and knowledge-based digital hub.Foreign companies specializing in such advanced technologies as aerospace, artificial intelligence, biosciences, electric vehicles, fintech, robotics and ...

'Some positive signs' for Thailand in ICT sector

Growth in value-addition of Thailand’s ICT sector as a share of GDP was negative, but Thailand is among the top 10 countries having high value-addition in ICT manufacturing, according to a UN agency report.The information and telecommunications technology (ICT) sector comprises ICT manufacturing, ICT wholesale ...

Wichit Chaitrong

Thailand fares badly in business digitalisation: UNCTAD

Singapore and South Korea top the charts when it comes to companies receiving orders online, the Digital Economy Report 2019 released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) shows.According to the report launched a few days ago, more than 60 percent of ...

Wichit Chaitrong

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