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Suwatchai Songwanich

CEO of Bangkok Bank (China)

Suwatchai Songwanich is the CEO of Bangkok Bank (China).

Suwatchai Songwanich
13 Jan 2020

The race to space heats up

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.

13 Jan 2020
The race to space heats up
23 Dec 2019

A lift in the trade war gloom

The news of a trade deal between China and the United States last week cheered markets and lifted the economic gloom -- even though it is only tentative and limited.

23 Dec 2019 1
A lift in the trade war gloom
7 Oct 2019

Haze-plagued Asean should learn from China

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.

7 Oct 2019
Haze-plagued Asean should learn from China