CEO of Bangkok Bank (China)
Suwatchai Songwanich is the CEO of Bangkok Bank (China).
As the last decade ended, China successfully launched Long March 5, its largest carrier rocket and a key milestone for its planned mission to Mars later this year. This followed the achievement of being the first country to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, cementing China's place as a serious contender in 21st century space exploration -- a race that is certainly heating up.
Forest fires have raged in Indonesia in recent weeks, resulting in choking haze in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and the southern Thai provinces of Yala and Songkhla. Bangkok last Monday also experienced thick smog, with IQAir AirVisual ranking it the third worst major city in the world for air pollution.