The company also expects to reach the break-even point on the costs relating to its digital TV licence and operating expenditure within three years. Apicha Honghirunruang, managing director of True4U, said that the firm this year will invest around Bt800 million to Bt1 billion to develop content for True4U Channel 24. The firm also has a business direction by focus on world-class content, in addition to sports content, more movies, series, game shows, variety shows, and reality programs created to serve its audience. Channel 24 offers content under the new concept of “True for All, More 4U”, which leverages True Corporation's 360 innovative communication solutions and content from True4U. The new concept aims to offer more benefits to audiences in all groups through the variety on its platform, a more segmented prime time, and with greater entertainment and customer engagement. The new content schedule is tailored to suit preferences of audiences in the … [Read more...] about True4U to outlay Bt1 bn in top 10 push for Channel 24
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The Philippines ranked 10th in the 2018 Global Terrorism Index (GTI), released by the Institute for Economics and Peace, higher by two places. The index takes into account the number of terrorist incidents in the country, the number of deaths from these incidents, and the scale of their physical and psychological effects. Dubbed among the list's "emerging hotspots of terrorism," the Philippines is the only country in Southeast Asia in the top 10, which was topped by Iraq. Other countries in the top 10 are Afghanistan, Nigeria, Syria, Pakistan, Somalia, India, Yemen, and Egypt. The GTI report listed 326 people killed in the Philippines due to terrorist incidents last year, the highest number of deaths in the country since 2002. It was also rated 8th among countries with the highest increases in terrorism deaths worldwide. The report said the main driver of terrorist activity in countries like the Philippines was "exacerbated tensions between splinter terror groups and … [Read more...] about News PH among top 10 countries ‘most impacted’ by terrorism: report
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia aims to be among the world's top 10 tourist destinations next year, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.He said that the ministry has embarked on several efforts to promote Malaysia as a must-visit tourism destination and will set new strategic directions to provide a conducive environment for industry players to drive and boost tourism growth."It is our aim to improve the country's position after being ranked number 12 last year. We must be more competitive internationally," he told a press conference after launching the Matta Fair 2018 on Saturday (Sep 8)."We will have good cooperation between federal and state governments to promote Malaysia and discuss with the local airlines companies to have more direct flights to Malaysia," he added.Mohamaddin said that with resilience, innovation, product quality and excellent service standards, the tourism sector should be able to drive the nation forward, making … [Read more...] about Malaysia aims to be among world’s top 10 tourist destinations by 2019
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's talent market in 2018 will be all about adapting to change with candidates urged to keep up with trends in their sector so they can actively develop the skills in demand and stay relevant in the employment market. This is just one of the top 10 talent trends for 2018, according to recruiting experts Hays. "Many sectors are being reshaped by technology creating new roles, but also different demands for those in existing jobs," said Tom Osborne, Regional Director of Hays Malaysia. "Marketing is a great example with the demand for digital expertise now greater than that of the traditional marketing function, but we are also seeing demand for professionals in financial services and many others expected to know how to harness digital tools to drive success for their organisation. "We strongly urge candidates at all levels of seniority not to fight the changing trends, but to instead show genuine curiosity about the changes taking place and show an active interest … [Read more...] about What are Malaysia’s Top 10 Talent Trends for 2018?
source Martina Paukova/MIT Every fall, MIT Technology Review’s editors get together to begin the months-long process of reviewing their coverage. The goal? To create a list of the top ten technological advances from the last year that will have the greatest longterm global impact on consumers. While the editors do give key players a shout-out – Google, for example, dominates the list – the purpose of the annual compilation goes further than giving credit to innovating companies. “This is our attempt to alert our readers: These are the technologies that you really need to or should pay attention to next year, and also going into the next few years,” MIT Tech Review’s editor David Rotman told Business Insider. The timeline to commercial use can vary – this year’s picks, for example, range from technologies that are currently on the market to ones that are still in the lab and just barely making headlines – but … [Read more...] about The top 10 breakthrough technologies and the key players leading the charge, according to MIT Technology Review