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General Press Release : 21 Sep 2016

Shangri-La Invites Everyone to #The Table with Launch of Unparalleled Global Restaurant and Bar Loyalty Programme General—21 Sep 16

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the launch of The Table by Golden Circle, a new food and beverage loyalty programme that offers unparalleled benefits to members who dine at Shangri-La properties both on the road and nearer to home. The dining

The French economy: a temporary pause in growth General—21 Sep 16

Bangkok--21 Sep--coface
Q2 impacted by external shocks
2016 growth forecasts remain positive at 1.6%
Non-financial corporate debt: an upward momentum unique in Europe but far below alert thresholds
Company insolvencies remain on a downward trend: -3.4 in 2016
Sector risk is stabilising: out of 12 sectors, the agri-food industry has been downgraded and the automotive industry upgraded
The recovery is gathering pace against a backdrop of political tension

The French economy remains on a positive trend despite Q2 being impacted by external shocks. Flooding in the Ile-de-France region caused a slowdown in business activity in the short term locally. However, over the longer term, this factor will trigger a recovery rally in employment, particularly in the construction sector, where order books are filling up rapidly for reconstruction needs. Strikes in refineries will also have a dual impact, i.e. by creating a short-term shock, but with a positive medium-term impact, as stocks are replenished on a large scale in order to avoid further shortages. Furthermore, political incertitude in Europe has fuelled market volatility. With political chaos in Spain, the forthcoming referendum in Italy threatening the Renzi government and Brexit, three of France's major trade partners are currently a source of

UN Human Rights Office concerned by sentencing of labour rights activist Andy Hall in General—21 Sep 16

The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) said it was concerned by the Bangkok Criminal Court's decision on Tuesday to sentence labour rights activist Mr. Andy Hall to three years imprisonment, suspended for two years. Mr. Hall was sued by

Airbus Group Opens Leadership University In Toulouse General—21 Sep 16

- Creative and unique global hub system to prepare Airbus leaders for a changing world - More than 20,000 employees per year have access to key development programmes Airbus Group (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has recently inaugurated a main campus in


Joining Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts from Lebua at State Tower and Tower Club at Lebua in Bangkok, where he was General Manager for two years, Mr. Marc Sittl brings almost 30 years of experience to his role at the group's beachfront hotel in Na

Ode to Lesvos: The Inspirational Story of the Islanders on the Front Lines of the Refugee General—21 Sep 16

"Can you really ignore what's in front of your eyes? Because tomorrow it could be me. I could be on a boat with my family and I would like to be helped," says fisherman Stratis Valamios in Ode to Lesvos, a new documentary film from Johnnie Walker

Conviction of migrant rights advocate Andy Hall a blow to human rights research parliamentarians General—21 Sep 16

Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia today condemned the conviction of migrant workers' rights advocate Andy Hall on charges of criminal defamation for his research into conditions for migrant workers in Thailand. Members of ASEAN Parliamentarians

Maxion Wheels Unveils Smart Wheel Safety Technology for Commercial General—21 Sep 16

Maxion Wheels, the world's leading wheel manufacturer, unveiled today the industry's first commercial vehicle connected wheel safety technology from its booth (Hall 26 / Booth E47) at the 66th International Motor Show IAA Commercial Vehicle trade fair.

TIPCO named Brand of the Year at World Branding Award 2016 General—21 Sep 16

Tipco Foods PLC made a new history as the World's first fruit juice brand to win the prestigious "Brand of the Year 2016" at the World Branding Award. Held by World Branding Forum, the award is presented to some of the best global and national brands for

The 3rd Silk Road International Film Festival Kicked off in Xi#an General—21 Sep 16

On the evening of 19th September, the 3rd Silk Road International Film Festival (SRIFF) kicked off in the ancient city of Xi'an. The five-day film festival will showcase the charms of countries along the Silk Road and serve as an important bridge to

ZHEN-AO Takes a Lead in the Healthy China Programme General—21 Sep 16

Nuclein, now known as nucleic acid, was first found in cell nucleus by the Swiss biologist Friedrich Miescher in 1868. Later, in 1953, British biophysicist Francis Crick and American biochemist James Watson discovered the double helix model of DNA


The Resident Manager of Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok Khun Chatchawan Napawan (centre) accompanied by the Chatrium team once again joined the annual "Clean Up Bangkok River" campaign on Friday 16th September 2016. "Clean Up Bangkok River" is part of

Live-Painting Shows by Brad Wilkinson from Las Vegas at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok#s Lobby General—21 Sep 16

A renowned energetic live-painting performer, Brad Wilkinson, from Las Vegas in a bespoke suit and signature velvet loafers, creates one-of-a-kind vibrant, dynamic paintings of beautiful Thai beauty queens on larger-than-life canvases at Lobby Lounge of

IMPACT Japanese restaurants celebrat 3rd anniversary with weekly voucher giveaway throughout this General—21 Sep 16

Tsubohachi, the best Izakaya style restaurant from Hokkaido, and fine yakiniku dining restaurant Ito-Kacho are celebrating their 3rd anniversary of operations in Thailand. As part of their anniversary celebration, a 3,000-baht cash voucher will be given

All You Can Eat Dim Sum Plus Lavish Set Menus at Dynasty Restaurant Centara Grand at Central Plaza General—21 Sep 16

Throughout the year 2016, the dim sum chef at Dynasty Chinese Restaurant at Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, has made over 60 different dim sum items for both lunch and dinner, mouthfuls that masterfully blend traditional flavors, plus

Tis the Season for Weddings at Novotel Siam General—21 Sep 16

Let your dreams come true when you host your wedding in the heart and soul of the city of Angels at Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square.Select from venues that include indoor ballrooms, outdoor poolside or smaller intimate spaces; with menu options including

Stay with us and treat yourself daily to Yunomori Onsen while you are in General—21 Sep 16

Relax and enjoy the facilities of President Park, with everything on hand for the comfort of you and your family right here in the center of Bangkok in Sukhumvit 24. We offer special room rates with extra benefits; Standard Room (36 sqm.) at THB 1,999

Photo Release: Fit Your Bone Running Workshop General—21 Sep 16

Mr.Wisanti Lomtakul ,(middle) Commercial Director and Mrs.Mathuvalee Stithyudhakarn (second from right), Corporate Relations Director, Dutch Mill Co., Ltd hold Fit Your Bone Running Workshop in preparation for runners before participate in "Fit your Bone

Photo Release: Centara Cares promotes physical and healthy activities for local seniors by Centara General—21 Sep 16

The hotels management leaders and their respective managers from the sport & recreation teams created this highly anticipated experience of healthy, physical and fun activity for the senior citizens of Wichit Municipality at Park Si Pownat. The


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Happy Buffet lunch @ Am Cafe, Ambassador Hotel Bangkok General—21 Sep 16

Am Cafe is offering a daily lunch buffet featuring a wide variety of mouthwatering culinary delights, including Asian and European items as well as Salad, Noodles, Sushi and more or try your favorite dishes from our superb a la carte menu and finish off

Simply Sensational Red Sangria at Hotel Baraquda Pattaya MGallery by General—21 Sep 16

What better way to cool down when the going gets hot than with a simply sensational glass of thirst-quenching sangria? Hotel Baraquda Pattaya MGallery by Sofitel's master mixologists have concocted something new and just for you – the latest

Photo Release: Congratulations to the Centara Barista of the Year 2016 General—21 Sep 16

Peter Nilsson (1st left, front row), General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort and Villas Hua Hin together with his management team and members congratulated Pornphaka Phueng-yoo (centre, front row), Captain of The Museum Coffee & Tea Corner who

Photo Release: Centara Grand Beach Resort Villas Hua Hin joined Saving Life Together General—21 Sep 16

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin recently held a joint event with other five star hotels in Hua Hin to raise awareness about motorcycle safety among Thai school children. The hotel donated 30 helmets to some local schools in Hua Hin. The


InterContinentalHua Hin Resort is pleased to announce a visit by multi-award-winning French chef Bruno Oger, who will be a guest chef on the occasion of the resort anniversary. The chef is best known as creative inspiration and driving force behind

Thank God its Friday @ Wine Ninety-nine Bar General—21 Sep 16

"Friday" is a last day of the week for all office people. Thank God it's Friday Let's relax and enjoy music by our professional DJ. Choose your favorite drinks (wine, beer, cocktail and whiskey) with "All you can drink" mouthwatering the tapas menu and


Two florist representatives of Amari Phuket – Sawaeng Yiti (middle) and Chansupa Suanya (right) recently won the top award of "Ceremonial Flowers Creation" of the Andaman Hotelier Event 2016 and received the award from Wutti Choobal – The

Photo Release: Zonta International General—21 Sep 16

Monvibha Prachankhadee, Area 6 Director of Zonta International 2016 - 2018, recently held a seminar on review and learning for members to develop education occupation and life quality at Grand Mercure Bangkok Fortune and warmly welcome Primitiva