(The Nation/ANN) -The Ministry of Labour will hold a public hearing on a proposal to review the rules and regulations on 39 jobs currently reserved for Thai nationals.
Waranont Pitiwan, director of the Department of Employment, said most Thais are now not interested in many of these jobs, so foreigners should be allowed to do. The list includes some construction workers, carpenters, waiters, petrol station attendants, fresh-market workers and cashiers.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Two Bruneian entrepreneurs were among those 47 honoured in the recent Asean Business Awards held at the sidelines of the Asean Business Advisory Council 72nd Meeting.
BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - Singapore will do its best to advance Asean-China relations when it assumes the grouping's chairmanship next year, says PM Lee.
For Asean-China trade to flourish, both sides need to work at keeping overall ties strong, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Alluding to the need for rationality and restraint on thorny issues such as the South China Sea dispute, Mr Lee said that frictions in the relationship will only affect mutually beneficial cooperation.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ ANN) - Huawei Technologies (Thailand) has focused on promoting the full digital transformation of 10 economic sectors as part of its continued contribution to help move the nation into the Thailand 4.0 era.
Among the information and communications technology company’s targets are contributing to the full digital transformation of the smart city sector, smart energy, smart rail, smart airport, smart government, smart home, smart education, smart agriculture, smart irrigation, and even smart parking.
YANGON, Myanmar (Myanmar Eleven/ANN) - Nang Lang Kham, the deputy chief executive of Myanmar's largest private bank, says the Asean Economic Community has been instrumental in catalysing healthy economic growth.
HO CHI MINH CITY (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Experts at an Apec workshop in HCM City discussed the need for small firms to embrace the digital economy to ensure sustainable growth in the future.
The digital economy and e-commerce are opening up opportunities for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to connect to global value chains, allowing access to regional and global markets, experts said at a workshop held on Tuesday in HCM City.