National Nov 20, 2016

Japan IT firms prep for Thailand's digital thrust

by Silpchai Prasarnsuklarp

Japanese firms specializing in information and communication technology solutions are gearing up to meet increasing demand from Thai businesses as Bangkok attempts to drive the country forward on the strength of the digital economy. The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry has signed agreements with ...

National Jul 15, 2014

Government-backed innovation initiative looking for 'weirdos'

by Tomohiro Osaki

Tech-savvy "weirdos" are now wanted for an unusual government-sponsored project that seeks to spur innovation by backing people capable of producing "disruptive change" in conservative Japan. Starting Monday, the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry began taking applications from "idiosyncratic and innovative" individuals who hope to ...