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  • Challenges and opportunities in Myanmar

    22-Jul-14 : As Myanmar steps back onto the world stage with renewed vigour, living in the country during these exciting times is like being in a live-action movie. Every day brings new challenges, new developm...

  • Singapore jobs site favours locals

    Singapore jobs site favours locals

    14-Jul-14 : Singapore on Monday launched a jobs website favouring citizens and permanent residents in response to mounting complaints that foreigners are stealing professional jobs from locals. The Wor...

  • Chamber hopes to stem furore

    Chamber hopes to stem furore

    2-Jul-14 : In an attempt to tackle labour problems and human trafficking allegations, businesses are urgently looking at ways to regulate the fishing industry including registering fishing boat operators and ...

  • The pitch ahead

    The pitch ahead

    23-Jun-14 : Thailand women’s football coach Nuengruethai Sathongwieng has been in seventh heaven ever since her girls made football history last month by qualifying for the 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup, which w...

  • World Cup vs work: time for creativity

    6-Jun-14 : Employers can expect to find more than a few staff asleep on the job during the World Cup, but human resources experts say productivity doesn't have to suffer if companies discuss the rules with st...

  • How can the self-employed become financially secure?

    1-Jun-14 : I recently resigned to set up my own small business. I would like to know what freelance operators should do to make their financial plan suitable for a stable income. Is it possible to hav...

  • Road to brighter future

    Road to brighter future

    1-Jun-14 : In 1972, the company now called North Star Logistics began transporting goods with a focus on the South. Forty years on, the firm has undergone rebranding and now delivers packages to all corners o...

  • Stress management for chief executives

    1-Jun-14 : ‘Coach Kriengsak, I went for my annual medical checkup last week. My doctor told me that I have a very high blood pressure,” Peter tells me. “He advised me to start a stress management programme. H...

  • Indorama: Challenging Goals and Operating Excellence (part one)

    Indorama: Challenging Goals and Operating Excellence (part one)

    28-May-14 : ‘In the past I had to tell my people the direction, as we had limited resources and capital investment,” says Aloke Lohia, group chief executive of Indorama Ventures Plc (IVL).

  • Chains press on with expansion

    26-May-14 : The restaurant chains Chester's Grill and Bar-B-Q Plaza will continue their expansion plans this year despite the country's political problems. Many of their new restaurants will be opened ...

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