Sunday June 25, 2017 13:52

AUTHORITY Press Releases

NokScoot and Thai AirAsia X, Thailands international low-cost carriers, recertified to international ICAO safety standards Lifestyle—22 Jun 17

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT), led by Mr. Chula Sukmanop, Director General of CAAT, today held a ceremony to announce that NokScoot and Thai AirAsia X have been successfully recertified to the international safety standards of ICAO, and

Pollack Academic Center Of Excellence, MI Revenue Bond Outlook Revised To Stable From Negative On Improved Finances Stcoks—22 Jun 17

SAN FRANCISCO--22 Jun--S&P Global Ratings

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) June 21, 2017--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to stable from negative and affirmed its 'BB' long-term rating on the Michigan Public Educational Facilities Authority's series 2010 limited-obligation revenue bonds, issued for Dr. Joseph F.

Pollack Academic Center of Excellence (PACE). "The outlook revision reflects our view of PACE's improved financial operations in fiscal 2016, which we anticipate will moderate somewhat in fiscal 2017 but remain manageable at the current rating level," said S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Kaiti Wang.

"We assessed the academy's financial profile at vulnerable in light of its slim liquidity and a lack of sustained surplus operating performance, though operations have seen an improving trend in the past two years and debt burden is relatively low," Ms. Wang added.

PACE is a stand-alone kindergarten through eighth-grade (K-8) charter school located in Southfield, Mich. The academy serves primarily students in the inner-city Detroit area (Wayne County), and has now expanded to serve additional students in the neighboring Oakland County.

The demographic of the students remains largely unchanged, with about 100% of students qualifying for free and reduced lunch.
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Photo Release: Oasis Spa Shortlisted for 2017 Peoples Choice Awards Thailand Voted by Chinese General—16 Jun 17

"The People's Choice Awards Thailand Voted by Chinese Tourists" campaign to encourage visitors from China has shortlisted Oasis Spa as one of their favorite spas in Thailand. The Tourism Authority of Thailand and popular social media platforms in China

Thailand invites the world to enjoy the glorious tulips of Chaiyaphum Lifestyle—14 Jun 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting local and international tourists to enjoy one of Thailand's most amazing natural sights, the famous Dok Krachiao – or Siam Tulips – in Bloom in the Pa Hin Ngam and Sai Tong National Parks.

Thailand Shopping Dining Paradise 2017 offering amazing bargains and Lifestyle—14 Jun 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today launched this year's Thailand Shopping & Dining Paradise 2017 campaign with the theme "Dining, Shopping and Travelling" on the "world's longest shopping route" in Bangkok. The two-month campaign, formerly

Thailand announces 14 Thai tourism favourites as voted by Chinese visitors Lifestyle—14 Jun 17

The "2017 People's Choice Awards Thailand Voted by Chinese Tourists" attracted 3.7 million votes during the two-week voting period and reached an audience of 45 million. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today announced the 14 most popular tourist

Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority $160.515 Million Bonds Issue K Series 2017 Assigned Stcoks—14 Jun 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) June 13, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its ratings to Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority's (MEFA's) $160.515 million education loan revenue bonds issue K series 2017 (AMT) (see list). The note

Metropolitan Transpoirtation Authority, NY#s BANs And Revenue Bonds Assigned Various Stcoks—13 Jun 17

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) June 12, 2017--S&P Global Ratings assignedits 'SP-1+' short-term rating to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority(MTA), N.Y.'s $700 million series 2017B bond anticipation notes. In addition,we assigned our

Parkview Health System Obligated Group, IL Ratings Raised On Market Stcoks—13 Jun 17

CHICAGO (S&P Global Ratings) June 12, 2017--S&P Global Ratings raised to 'AA-' from 'A+' its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on the Indiana Finance Authority's series 2001A, 2001B, 2001C, 2009A, 2009B, 2009C, 2009D, and 2012 bonds.

QIA Restates its Position Following Inaccurate Reporting of Rosneft Stcoks—08 Jun 17

The Wall Street Journal has today published an inaccurate story alleging that the recent purchase of 19.5% of Rosneft Oil by Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority ("QIA") included an agreement for Russia to buy back the shares. The newspaper's

Visit Nakhon Si Thammarat Campaign: Nakhon Si Awesome Lifestyle—07 Jun 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting local and international tourists to visit the historic Thai southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, and enjoy a huge range of local attractions and experiences under a new "Nakhon Si Awesome"

Thailand offers family fun mobile application for tourists Lifestyle—07 Jun 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is working with True Corporation to support tourist families arriving in Bangkok by giving away sim-cards and offering a Family Fun Thailand application for smartphones that allow families to take advantage of a

Photo Release: Visitors to Bangkok invited to take shrine and culture walk in Lifestyle—07 Jun 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Ratchaprasong Square Trade Association (RSTA) are officially inviting tourists and locals to enjoy a series of new urban walking tours in Bangkok's Ratchaprasong shopping district. The first in the series

I-69 Development Partners LLC Ratings Are Lowered To #CCC-# On Lack Of Funding On CreditWatch Stcoks—07 Jun 17

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) June 6, 2017--S&P Global Ratings lowered its senior secured issue rating to 'CCC-' from 'B-' on the Indiana Finance Authority's (IFA) outstanding $240.315 million long-term private activity bonds (PABs) series

Thailand seeking ways to minimise below quality online prices Lifestyle—06 Jun 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the recently-established Online Tourism Club (Thailand) are seeking ways to minimise online operators that sell lower quality tour packages, especially in the Chinese FIT (Free Independent Traveller) sector, to

Chowchilla Public Financing Authority, CA 2017A-C Bonds Assigned #BBB+# Outlook Stcoks—06 Jun 17

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) June 5, 2017--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'BBB+' long-term rating to the Chowchilla Public Financing Authority, Calif.'s series 2017A taxable water revenue bonds (clean renewable energy bonds [CREBs]),

Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, NY#s 2017 Revenue Bonds Rated #A+#; Other Ratings Stcoks—02 Jun 17

DALLAS (S&P Global Ratings) June 1, 2017--S&P Global Ratings has assigned its 'A+' long-term rating to the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, N.Y.'s $75 million series 2017 toll bridge system revenue bonds. At the same time, S&P

Amazing Thai Taste Festival 2017 to showcase authentic cuisine of Thailand Lifestyle—01 Jun 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is joining hands with more than 40 public and private organisations to stage the Amazing Thai Taste Festival 2017 in Bangkok. Scheduled to take place from 8-11 June in the area around the Airport Rail Link Makkasan

Iowa Fertilizer Co. #B# Rating Affirmed, Outlook Revised To Stable From Stcoks—01 Jun 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) May 31, 2017--S&P Global Ratings said today it affirmed its 'B' ratings and revised the outlook to stable from positive on Iowa Finance Authority's $1.194 billion series 2013 and $145 million series 2016 tax-exempt

PEA Starts Rolling Thailand Lighting Fair 2017 Road Show in Indonesia Energy—31 May 17

Thailand's Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), Messe Frankfurt and The Exhibiz Co. Ltd. kicked off the 1st International Road show and panel discussion on Smart Technology for Smart City Safe City in Indonesia. The road show is one of the activities

Delaware Military Academy, DE Bond Rating Outlook Revised To Negative On Deteriorating Financial Stcoks—31 May 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) May 30, 2017--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to negative from stable and affirmed its 'BBB-' long-term rating on Delaware Economic Development Authority's series 2014A and 2014B (taxable) revenue bonds

Central Group joins hands with partners in all segments to organize The Greatest Grand Sale General—25 May 17

Investing 400 million baht to support the Tourism Authority of Thailand's policy to help make Thailand the shopping & dining destination in Asia during the mid-year salesUp to 80% in discounts on popular brands, latest trends in fashion, home

Thailand hosts romantic Chiang Mai honeymoon trips for Chinese celebrity General—25 May 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is hosting honeymoon trips for six celebrity couples from China under the 4th Romance in Thailand project. Taking place from 17 to 23 May, the hosted couples have been enjoying a range of Northern Thai experiences

Spectacular Bung Fai Skyrocket Festival takes place this week in Kalasin Lifestyle—23 May 17

Khon Kaen – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting Thai and international tourists to join the spectacular Bung Fai Skyrocket Festival, taking place this week from 16 to 21 May in Kalasin, Thailand's Northeastern Region or Isan. The

Peoples Choice Awards Thailand Voted by Chinese tourists 2017 to announce in Lifestyle—23 May 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will open voting on the People's Choice Awards Thailand Voted by Chinese Tourists 2017 from 26 May to 8 June via www.peopleschoiceawardsthailand.com The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Bangkok on

Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2017 seminar to strengthen Thai tourism industry Lifestyle—19 May 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is arranging a one-day tourism seminar, to be held concurrently with the Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM+) 2017 which will take place from 14-16 June in Chiang Mai. The forum, scheduled on 16 June, is being

TAT Newsroom Blogger 2017 contest launches with walking tour of historical Lifestyle—19 May 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today officially launched its second TAT Newsroom Blogger Campaign. To promote the campaign's theme, "Uniquely Local, Uniquely Thai," a group of international bloggers and journalists were invited on a

TAT Newsroom Blogger 2017 contest launches to promote unique Thai local Lifestyle—19 May 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today officially launched its second TAT Newsroom Blogger contest under the theme "Uniquely Local, Uniquely Thai" which is open to bloggers from around the world to share their unique Thai local experiences online

TAT Newsroom Blogger 2017 contest launches to promote unique Thai local Lifestyle—19 May 17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today officially launched its second TAT Newsroom Blogger contest under the theme "Uniquely Local, Uniquely Thai" which is open to bloggers from around the world to share their unique Thai local experiences online

Children#s Hospital of Philadelphia Revenue Bonds Assigned #AA# Rating Stcoks—19 May 17

CHICAGO (S&P Global Ratings) May 18, 2017--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AA' long-term rating to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development' s $177.7 million series 2017 fixed-rate revenue bonds. In addition, S&P Global Ratings