Top cyberthreats to small business

When it comes to information security, don't think that cyber-attackers are on a constant quest for big fortunes or tabloid notoriety. Statistics show that more than 60% of all small and medium enterprises (SMEs) experienced cyber-attacks over the course of 2022. Cyber-attacks can cause businesses to lose confidential information, finances,…

PM says tourist arrivals will reach 30m

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is confident the country will receive more than 30 million foreign tourist arrivals this year as the economically vital tourism sector gathers steam, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Gen Prayut has instructed the relevant agencies to facilitate visitors' travel and ensure their safety, Anucha Burapachaisri said…

EECi takes shape

The Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) is on track to support the government's specially designated Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) President Prof. Sukit Limpijumnong has revealed. The overriding aim, he points out, is to modernise the country's economy through new S-curve industries…

Myanmar man found hanged

A 56-year-old man whose daughter refused to allow him to return to Myanmar was found dead, hanged by a rope from a grill, at their rented room in Bang Phli district on Monday night. Saw Aung Tun Thein lived with his daughter and her boyfriend in a second-floor apartment room…

CRC investing B28bn in retail expansion

Central Retail Corporation (CRC), the country's biggest retailer, plans to invest 28 billion baht to expand its business in Thailand and Vietnam this year. Yol Phokasub, CRC's chief executive, said the company is currently seeing various positive signs, including Thailand's revitalised economy and tourism, a recovery in purchasing power in…

Union ups demands for ministry temps

A government workers union has vowed to stage a prolonged protest against what it labels as unfair working conditions affecting temporary and contracted workers at the Public Health Ministry. Osot Suwansawet, president of the Government Employee Union of Thailand (GEUT), yesterday led a rally outside the ministry headquarters. The group…

AIS touts growth, trust and sustainability

Advanced Info Service (AIS) is gearing up for a "growth, trust and sustainability" journey as the theme for its corporate customer business this year while the country's biggest mobile operator by subscriber base aims to ride the wave of digital transformation among enterprises following the pandemic. According to AIS, there…