A growing business

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The Bangkok Post

After new ministerial regulations were implemented last year, the leaves, stalks, stems and roots of the cannabis plant are no longer categorised as a narcotic and can be used as an ingredient to make medicine, health products, food and cosmetics. With this legal change, entrepreneurs now have opportunities to launch cannabis products. As a source of creative food inspiration, TCDC Commons Seacon Square under the Creative Economy Agency (CEA) organised the exhibition titled “Ganja Appetit”. Lerchart Thamtheerasathian, Director of Creative Knowledge Department, Thailand Creative & Design Center… Read more about A growing business

Digital projects allocated B2.4bn funding boost

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The Bangkok Post

The government has allocated 2.4 billion baht in fiscal 2022 to continue the implementation of six key projects under the Thailand Digital Government Development Plan (2023-27). The budgeted spending is 20% higher than the 2 billion baht previously set aside in fiscal 2021. According to Supot Tiarawut, president and chief executive of Digital Government Development Agency (DGA), the six projects include the use of the One identification programme. The One SME scheme, handled by the Office of SMEs Promotion, aims to strengthen small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), helping 3 million of them… Read more about Digital projects allocated B2.4bn funding boost

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Inflation to hit 3% in 2022

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The Bangkok Post

Inflation to hit 3% in 2022 Office cites cost-push factors as cause Headline inflation is expected to hit its highest level in a decade next year driven by cost-push factors including rising imported raw materials, a recovery in domestic demand, relatively high oil prices and a labour shortage. According to Ronnarong Phoolpipat, director-general of the Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO), Thailand’s headline inflation is likely to top 3% next year from a range of 0.8% to 1.2% this year. The projection assumes the Omicron outbreak is not serious and the country’s reopening brings about reco… Read more about Inflation to hit 3% in 2022

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BISP extends Brazilian Football academy partnership

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The Bangkok Post

Cruzeiro Esporte Clube’s training shows British International School Phuket is equally on the ball sportingly as academically Eight years after first joining hands, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube of Brazil and British International School Phuket (BISP) have decided to extend their successful partnership until 2023. Jonathas Candido heads the Cruzeiro Football Academy at BISP. He previously played professionally for Cruzeiro E.C before working as a coach for the club’s U9 & 10 teams in Brazil. “The idea of this partnership was to put BISP on the football map and create competitive teams that would take… Read more about BISP extends Brazilian Football academy partnership

Spikes Asia Announces Full Jury Line-Up for 2022

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The Juries will judge work in 24 awards categories to set the region’s benchmark in creative excellence and marketing effectiveness Singapore, Dec 8, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Spikes Asia has today announced the full jury line-up of industry leaders set to judge the Spikes Asia Awards, Asia Pacific’s most prestigious creative communications accolade. Now in its 35th edition, the Spikes Asia awards will bring 106 jurors together to judge work in 24 awards categories, including new awards developed in response to the region’s shifting creative trends: The Creative Data Spike, the Social & Influenc… Read more about Spikes Asia Announces Full Jury Line-Up for 2022