Wednesday March 29, 2017 22:15

DRIVER Press Releases

Savour Earth Hour Romance, Inspired by Natural Vitality Anantara Riverside Bangkok Serves Gourmet Raw and Organic Dinners by Candlelight Lifestyle—22 Mar 17

Joining millions of people all around the world for global Earth Hour on 25 March 2017, Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort is celebrating a romantic eco-conscious night with candlelit culinary experiences in rooftop and riverside elegance. Demonstrating

Fitch Affirms AIA Thailand at #AAA(tha); Outlook Stable Stcoks—21 Mar 17

Bangkok--21 Mar--Fitch Ratings
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the National Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) Rating on AIA Company Limited, Thailand Branch at 'AAA(tha)'. The Outlook is Stable.
KEY RATING DRIVERS

The rating reflects AIA Thailand's legal status as a branch of AIA Company Limited (AIACL), the principal regulated operating entity of AIA Group Limited (AIAGL). The group is well-positioned in the Asia-Pacific market, with a presence in 18 regional markets and total assets of USD185 billion at end-November 2016 (FY16).

AIA Thailand is a long-time life insurance market leader in Thailand, with 21.3% market share by total premiums written at end-2016, supported by its significant in-force policies, well-established agency network, comprehensive product offering and strong brand. Fitch believes the group's continued quality improvement of its agents, products and services will strengthen its business profile.

The profitability of the group and AIA Thailand has been increasing. AIAGL's value of new business (VONB) rose by 28% to USD2.8 billion at FYE16 and its operating profit after tax (OPAT) increased 15% to USD4.0 billion. AIA Thailand also showed improving profitability in line with the group, with its VONB margin rising to 82% and OPAT to USD768 million. Thailand is the third-largest market in terms of V

Sandy Kraokaew Stuvik to race a Lamborghini GT3 in Blancpain Asia General—17 Mar 17

Thai racing driver Sandy Kraokaew Stuvik will compete in the inaugural season of Blancpain Sprint Series Asia in a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 run by Italian racing team Vincenzo Sospiri Racing. Vincenzo Sospiri was a former F1 driver and has recruited Sandy

ADATA Releases the SD600 External 3D NAND SSD Sporty and speedy storage expansion for people on IT—15 Mar 17

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high performance DRAM modules, NAND Flash products, and mobile accessories today launched the SD600 external SSD, which uses high quality 3D TLC NAND to offer 256GB and 512GB variants. The drive reaches speeds

Fitch Withdraws Rating on Thai Reinsurance Stcoks—06 Mar 17

Fitch Ratings has withdrawn Thai Reinsurance Public Company Limited's International Insurer Financial Strength Rating of 'BBB+'. The Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS Fitch is withdrawing the rating as Thai Reinsurance Public Company Limited has

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to Jointly Develop Driverless Vehicle Fleet System for Future Automotive—28 Feb 17

Companies sign research contract to develop mobility services system for self-driving vehicles The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for

MC Hitting 2016 Revenue Target and Churning Out THB0.50 More Dividend Eyeing for THB 5 bn goal at Stcoks—27 Feb 17

MC GROUP Public Company Limited ("MC") announced its 2016 sales revenue of THB 4,442 mn, a 14.0% growth from 2015, which is in-line with MC's revenue estimation of 15.0%. Key drivers to this growth were more diverse offering in apparel products, sales

Latest Driver Technology is #Very Important# to 1 in 3 People Across 17 Countries [GfK Automotive—24 Feb 17

Independent global researcher, GfK, has released findings showing which vehicle features, from a given list, people see as being 'very important' in a vehicle. Hygiene factors of safety in an accident, reliability, fuel economy and low running costs

Dow#s Solventless and Water-based Lamination Adhesives Increase Safety and Sustainability of General—21 Feb 17

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products. Environmental and safety issues are the primary drivers for this change.

[NSP] Driver Japan Three Beneficial Interests And ABL Ratings Affirmed At #AAA Stcoks—08 Feb 17

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 8, 2017--Nippon Standard & Poor's (NSP) today said it has affirmed its 'AAA (sf)' ratings on Driver Japan three's beneficial interests 2 and asset-backed loan (ABL) 2 due June 2022 (see list below). The

Goodyear Unveils New Year Promotion with Privileges and FREE Black Polo Automotive—06 Feb 17

Goodyear Thailand has unveiled its New Year promotion. For drivers who purchase a set of four tires from the Goodyear Assurance TripleMax, Eagle F1 Directional 5, Wrangler TripleMax and EfficientGrip SUV ranges will receive a FREE Black Polo Shirt worth

Fitch Affirms Thai Life Insurance at #BBB+; Outlook Stable Stcoks—06 Feb 17

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Thai Life Insurance Public Company Limited's (TLI) International and National Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings at 'BBB+' and 'AAA(tha)', respectively; the Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS The ratings reflect TLI's

A record year for Porsche in Asia Pacific Porsche Asia Pacific delivered 5,589 cars in Automotive—31 Jan 17

Porsche successfully achieved another record year with deliveries of 5,589 cars in the Asia Pacific region. Once again, Porsche Asia Pacific exceeded its 2015 record. Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia continue to be the key drivers of growth in the region

Its Showtime for the Prawn Star International Dinner Buffet at Novotel Bangkok General—30 Jan 17

Lights, camera, action! The grill is sizzling and ready for a close-up because Novotel Bangkok Platinum Pratunam's latest daily dinner buffet is all about the irresistible flavor of freshly grilled river prawns. That's right, the prawns are back in town

Fitch Assigns First-Time #A+(tha) Rating to Thailands GPSC Stcoks—25 Jan 17

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has assigned Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited (GPSC) a first-time National Long-Term Rating of 'A+(tha)'. The Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS Low Volume Risk, Strong Counterparties: Most of GPSC's

Porsche partners Michelle Yeoh, Andre Chiang and Patrick Dempsey in exploring What is Automotive—25 Jan 17

Porsche today launched the new "What is Courage?" campaign, redefining courage in the New Year with celebrated Hollywood actress Michelle Yeoh, internationally acclaimed chef and restaurateur Andre Chiang, and actor and race car driver, Patrick

Ford SYNC AppLink Hackathons Tap into Latest Trends: Mobile Payments, Wearables, Digital Automotive—13 Jan 17

· Ford SYNC® AppLink™ – Ford's smartphone app connectivity technology – is driving new consumer experiences through developer program and global hackathons · ExxonMobil, Samsung, DriverScore, Sygic and Dash Radio are

การแข่งขัน Ford SYNC AppLink Hackathons ผสานเทรนด์ล่าสุด ทั้งการชำระเงินผ่านมือถือ ระบบนำทาง ไอที—11 Jan 17

· ระบบ AppLink™ ใน SYNC® ซึ่งเป็นเทคโนโลยีเชื่อมต่อแอพพลิเคชั่นสมาร์ทโฟนของฟอร์ดร่วมขับเคลื่อนประสบการณ์ใหม่ผ่านโปรแกรมผู้พัฒนาและการแข่งขัน Hackathon ระดับโลก · เอ็กซอนโมบิล ซัมซุง ไดรเวอร์สกอร์ (DriverScore) ไซจิก (Sygic) และ

การแข่งขัน Ford SYNC AppLink Hackathons ผสานเทรนด์ล่าสุด ทั้งการชำระเงินผ่านมือถือ ระบบนำทาง ยานยนต์—11 Jan 17

ระบบ AppLink™ ใน SYNC® ซึ่งเป็นเทคโนโลยีเชื่อมต่อแอพพลิเคชั่นสมาร์ทโฟนของฟอร์ดร่วมขับเคลื่อนประสบการณ์ใหม่ผ่านโปรแกรมผู้พัฒนาและการแข่งขัน Hackathon ระดับโลก เอ็กซอนโมบิล ซัมซุง ไดรเวอร์สกอร์ (DriverScore) ไซจิก (Sygic) และ แดช เรดิโอ (Dash

Enjoy the Nightly themed buffets at River Barge Restaurant, Chatrium Hotel Riverside General—09 Jan 17

Due to the overwhelming success of our nightly themed buffets in the incomparable atmosphere of the recently-renovated River Barge Restaurant Executive Chef Andrew Brown and his team cordially invite you to indulge in a buffet dinner of impressive