CreditSights makes Strategic Investment in Alphastream

New York, New York, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CreditSights, a leading provider of independent fixed income research today announced that it has taken a minority stake in Alphastream, a fintech company based in Singapore. As part of the investment, Bala Subramanian, Chief Product and Technology Officer of CreditSights, will join Alphastream’s board. Alphastream develops […]

Royal Thai Air Force’s first satellite launched

The Royal Thai Air Force’s first satellite, for security applications, was successfully launched into space at 8.51am Thursday local time from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana. Named Napa-1, the nanosatellite, which has a low Earth orbit, is for military purposes, but it can also be used in detecting hot spots, to supporting forest […]

Two of Thailand’s protest leaders remanded in custody

The Criminal Court withdrew the bail granted to human rights lawyer Anon Nampa today (Thursday), for violating bail conditions by addressing protest rallies in a manner which may cause public unrest. The Court did not revoke Anon’s right to request bail again if he wishes. The Court did not, however, withdraw the bail granted to […]

Gen Apirat: Army chief with strong political views

Army chief General Apirat Kongsompong has stirred up politics and ruffled more than a few feathers during his two years as Thailand’s most powerful military figure. He has launched repeated public attacks on certain “unnamed” politicians and political parties, whom he accuses of attempting to divide and destabilise the country, thereby threatening national security. Apirat, […]

53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai will attend the 53rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting and Related Meetings via videoconference from 9 to 12 September 2020. According to a report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27 Foreign Ministers from ASEAN Member States and external partners, including ARF members, are expected to participate. Thailand will […]

Developing Thailand as an Industrial Base for Medical Supplies

A growing number of Thai and international companies are investing in the medical industry in Thailand to help address the COVID-19 situation and build on the country’s potential for development as a medical hub, according to the Board of Investment (BOI). BOI Secretary General Duangjai Asawachintachit said that BOI aims to promote Thailand as an […]