Michelin edges Bridgestone as world’s most valuable brand

William Arsn

“Tire makers are on the hook to deliver something more than durability, reliability and high performance,” Brand Finance said in its study. “They need to embark on the ‘connectivity’ journey. “A big question now is: ‘To what extent can the tire manufacturers leverage the 5G technology to create connected tires?’” […]

Michelin retains world’s most valuable tire brand title

William Arsn

“Tire makers are on the hook to deliver something more than durability, reliability and high performance,” Brand Finance said in its study. “They need to embark on the ‘connectivity’ journey. A big question now is: ‘To what extent can the tire manufacturers leverage the 5G technology to create connected tires?’” […]

Thailand’s New Finance Minister Rolls Up His Sleeves

William Arsn

Can a banking system veteran rescue Thailand from economic calamity? Newly appointed Thai Finance Minister Predee Daochai (L) greets Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha (R). In January, the World Bank estimated Thailand’s economy would grow 2.7{5667a53774e7bc9e4190cccc01624aae270829869c681dac1da167613dca7d05} this year; in June, the projection was revised downward to -5{5667a53774e7bc9e4190cccc01624aae270829869c681dac1da167613dca7d05}, the greatest drop among […]

European Leaders Weigh New Lockdowns as Cases Rise

William Arsn

California, as its infection rate declines, becomes the first state to top 700,000 known cases. California on Saturday became the first state to pass 700,000 known coronavirus cases, according to a New York Times database, even as its recent infection rate continued a steep decline. As recently as Aug. 16, […]