Sunday January 21, 2018 07:49

ACCORD Press Releases

Thailand Board of Investment sets 2018 Investment application target at 720,000 million baht with focus on targeted industries and EEC Stcoks—19 Jan 18

The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has set an investment application target of 720,000 million baht for 2018 after closing the year 2017 with a total investment application value of 641,978 million baht, 22 per cent increase from 2016, according to

South Korean regulator: In reality impossible to close cryptocurrency exchanges Stcoks—19 Jan 18

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The KFTC is currently investigating 13 major cryptocurrency exchanges for alleged violations of the South Korean Electronic Commerce Law, including Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit, according to local media.

However, KFTC Chairman Kim Sang-Joo said that "the e-commerce law does not have the right to close virtual currency exchanges," adding that "it is impossible in reality." In an interview on CBS radio, he elaborated:"We do not have the authority to close virtual currency exchanges…It is a clear reality that there is no proper legal provision related to it."

When asked if other ministries could ban or close cryptocurrency exchanges, Kim emphasized, "cryptocurrency has recently emerged and other laws do not have the exact legal provisions related to closing exchanges."

In addition, Kim commented on what the Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said recently about cryptocurrency trading being a form of gambling, stating:"I do not agree with the attitude of Justice Minister Park Sang-ki, who said, 'cryptocurrency investment is gambling'."

Voluntary Reforms or Extreme Measures
Kim also noted on Wednesday that "there are many illegal activities discovered during the investigation."
For exchanges in violation of the law, "I will notify them and make appropriat

Strike Social starts accepting Dash as payment for digital advertising Stcoks—19 Jan 18

No. 17 fastest-growing private company in the United States will use the new currency to facilitate international expansion Strike Social — the No. 17 fastest-growing private company in the United States, according to the Inc. 500 — is

Global economic growth in 2018 on track to be fastest since 2011 PwC Stcoks—18 Jan 18

The global economy is set to grow by almost 4% in 2018 in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, adding an extra $5 trillion to global output at current values, according to new projections in PwC's Global Economy Watch. The main engines of the global

Hisense TV sales leads China market for 14 consecutive years IT—15 Jan 18

According to the latest data from CMM, Hisense TV ranked No.1 on both retail value and volume for 14 consecutive years in China by the end of 2017. The retail volume of Hisense TV has reached 16.79%. And the retail value of Hisense TV achieved 17.96% in

Treat Candidates Well or Lose Them as Future Employees and Customers, According to Korn Ferry General—11 Jan 18

Treat Candidates Well or Lose Them as Future Employees and Customers, According to Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey – 79 percent are unlikely to accept a job offer if they were treated poorly during recruitment process – – Only 14 percent

Treat Candidates Well or Lose Them as Future Employees and Customers, According to Korn Ferry General—11 Jan 18

– 79 percent are unlikely to accept a job offer if they were treated poorly during recruitment process – – Only 14 percent would remain a customer of a company if they had a bad experience as a candidate – – A third (30

Photo Release: Mercure Pattaya Hotel Host Lunch at Hand to Hand Foundation General—03 Jan 18

On Friday 8th of December, Mercure Pattaya Hotel has supported by host lunch to Hand to Hand Foundation according to the "Santa Gotto" event that creating by Hand to Hand Foundation. There are many activities, present and also secret santa to surprise

Accenture Report Identifies Underlying Currents Driving the Shifts of Tomorrow and Ways to Design General—28 Dec 17

Fjord Trends32takes a provocative look at the developments to watch for in 2018, according to Fjord, design and innovation from Accenture Interactive Analyzing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organizations and society, Accenture

Interior Styling and Design is Most Vital Contributor to New-Vehicle Appeal in Thailand, J.D. Power Automotive—20 Dec 17

Vehicle interior is the greatest contributor towards customer satisfaction with vehicle appeal among 10 overall vehicle components, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Thailand Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM released

China Maintains Strong Growth and Reform Momentum, Says World Bank Stcoks—20 Dec 17

BEIJING, December 19, 2017—Economic growth in China has remained strong in 2017, supported by rising household incomes and improving external demand. Growth is projected at 6.8 percent in 2017, exceeding initial expectations, according to the World

Sophos 2017 Malware trends and predictions IT—19 Dec 17

This year, WannaCry shook the world as the cyber hi-jack accounted for more than 45% of all ransomware tracked, closely followed by Cerber at 44.2%, according to Sophos' most recent Malware Report. In September alone, 30.4 percent of malicious Android

ภาพข่าว: เมกาบางนา จับมือซิตี้แบงก์ ช้อปสุดคุ้มฉลองปีใหม่ พร้อมลุ้นรางวัลใหญ่รถยนต์ Honda Accord หุ้น—18 Dec 17

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Stronger Investment and Export Growth Continue to Strengthen Indonesias Stcoks—15 Dec 17

JAKARTA, December 14, 2017 — The Indonesian economy continued to expand at a solid pace during the third quarter of 2017 helped by commodity tailwinds and stronger domestic and external demand, according to the World Bank's December 2017 Indonesia

World Bank and WHO: Half the world lacks access to essential health services, 100 million still Stcoks—14 Dec 17

TOKYO, December 13, 2017—At least half of the world's population cannot obtain essential health services, according to a new report from the World Bank and the World Health Organization. And each year, large numbers of households are being pushed

Romanov Empire: Anton Bakov Announces the Sensational Restoration of the Statehood of the Romanov General—12 Dec 17

The Founder of the Monarchist Party of Russia gave a press conference in the TASS press centre in Yekaterinburg on December 6th. According to Bakov, the documents which support his announcement were deliberately and symbolically made public in

Lowering Risks and Reviving Growth: Lao PDR Economic Update Stcoks—12 Dec 17

VIENTIANE, December 11, 2017 —Continued economic growth, forecasted at 6.7 percent for 2017, can help Lao PDR further reduce poverty, which is projected to decline to 13 percent in 2017, according to the latest edition of the World Bank's Lao

Kaspersky Lab warns Retailers not to Give Cybercriminals a Discount in the IT—08 Dec 17

According to the Kaspersky Lab IT Security Economics Report, over 77% of companies have suffered from some kind of attack during the last 12 months. An increase in attacks where DDoS and POS systems were the main vectors is making the situation even

Zambia: Improving Debt Management for Economic Recovery Stcoks—08 Dec 17

LUSAKA, December 7, 2017—Zambia's economy is continuing to recover, but its economic growth rate is expected to improve only modestly this year—to 3.8% in 2017 from 3.6% in 2016—according to an Economic Brief released by the World Bank

PNG taking steps to reinforce economic resilience Stcoks—06 Dec 17

PORT MORESBY, December 5, 2017 – A rebounding agricultural sector and improving efficiency in liquefied natural gas (LNG) production are recent highlights of the PNG economy, according to new report released by the World Bank today. Nonetheless,

FTSE SET Index Series December 2017 Semi-annual Review Stcoks—04 Dec 17

FTSE Russell and The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) jointly announces the result of December 2017 semi-annual review for FTSE SET Index Series. The index series is reviewed semi-annually in accordance with the index ground rules. As a result of this

IFS research reveals that 32 percent of manufacturers are yet to derive value from IT—04 Dec 17

Majority of manufacturing firms now beginning to utilize data-driven insight to drive time-to-innovation, according to global study IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announces the manufacturing industry-specific results of its

Salaries in Thailand Seen to Rise 5.5% in 2018: Willis Towers Watson Stcoks—01 Dec 17

Salary increase in Thailand is projected to rise 5.5% in 2018, slightly higher than the actual salary increase in 2017 (5.2%), according to Q3 2017 Salary Budget Planning Report released by Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory,

New-Vehicle Quality Improves to Historic High, J.D. Power Finds Automotive—30 Nov 17

The number of problems reported per 100 vehicles (PP100) by new-vehicle owners has hit a record low this year, with the decline reported across all vehicle component categories except vehicle interior, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Thailand Initial

Russian Economy Returns to Modest Growth in 2017, says World Bank Stcoks—30 Nov 17

MOSCOW, November 29, 2017 – The Russian economy has returned to modest growth – amidst positive global growth, a recovery in trade, rising oil prices, and growing macroeconomic stability – according to the World Bank's latest Russia

Borgward BX7 Impresses in Offset Crash Automotive—27 Nov 17

As part of its market preparation measures, Borgward Group AG cooperated with TUV Rheinland to have a crash test conducted today at an NCAP-certified crash lab. In an offset frontal crash that was conducted according to Euro NCAP requirements, the

No Platform Immune from Ransomware,According to SophosLabs2018Malware IT—23 Nov 17

Ransomware ravaged Windows, but attacks on Android, Linux and MacOS systems also increased in 2017 Just two strains of ransomware were responsible for 89.5 percent of all attacks intercepted on Sophos customer computers worldwide Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a

Malawi Reinforcing Economic Growth through Inclusive Land Development Stcoks—23 Nov 17

LILONGWE, November 22, 2017—Malawi's government has an opportunity to focus on key structural issues critical to sustained economic growth, by building on macroeconomic foundations laid down over the last year, according to the Malawi Economic

Afghanistans economic growth to pick up slightly, World Bank Says Stcoks—22 Nov 17

KABUL, November 21, 2017— Afghanistan's economic growth is projected to increase slightly to 2.6 percent in 2017 from 2.2 percent in 2016 as the country's deteriorating security weighs on the economy, according to the latest Afghanistan Development

Taiwanese food in Bangkok event 13 Nov - 17 Dec, 2017 at Evergreen Laurel Hotel General—16 Nov 17

Evergreen Laurel Hotel Bangkok is pleased to announce as hosting ""Taiwanese food in Bangkok"" event on November 13 – December 17, 2017 at Evergarden Chinese Restaurant 2F of Evergreen Laurel Hotel Bangkok. According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs