Monday February 19, 2018 13:20

GENERAL Press Releases

Photo Release: HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR FROM CHATRIUM MANAGEMENT General—15 Feb 18

Mr. Magne Hansen, General Manager of Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok led the management of Chatrium Hotels & Residences in presenting Chinese New Year hampers to Khun Chali Sophonpanich, Chairman of Chatrium Hotels and Residences and President of

Maricopa County Union High School District, No. 214 (Tolleson), AZ GO Rating Raised To #AA-# Stcoks—15 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL--15 Feb--S&P Global Ratings

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) to 'AA-' from 'A+' on Maricopa County Union High School District, No. 214 (Tolleson), Ariz.'s outstanding general obligation (GO) bonds. At the same time, S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AA-' long-term rating to the district's 2018 series A school improvement bonds, project of 2017. The outlook is stable.

The series A bonds represent the first installment of the district's recent school improvement GO bond authorization. Proceeds from the series A bonds will finance the construction and renovation of school facilities, the acquisition of technology and equipment, and the acquisition of pupil transportation and maintenance vehicles.

"The rating action is based on our view of the district's maintenance of very strong fund balances on a GAAP basis and stable growth in the local economy since the recent recession, both of which are expected to continue," said S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Alyssa Farrell.

The rating further reflects our opinion of the district's:
Stephens County School District, GA GO Rating Raised To #A-# On Strong Budgetary P Outlook Stcoks—15 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings removed its ratings on Stephens County School District, Ga.'s outstanding general obligation (GO) debt from CreditWatch with negative implications, where they had been placed on

CHATRIUM HOTEL RIVERSIDE BANGKOK AND CHATRIUM RESIDENCE SATHON BANGKOK RECEIVED G-GREEN (GOLD) General—14 Feb 18

We are proud to announce that Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok and Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok have claimed the G-Green (Gold) Award for 2017. The award for being an eco-friendly hotel was presented by General Surasak Karnjanarat, Thailand's

CHATRIUM HOTEL RIVERSIDE BANGKOK AND CHATRIUM RESIDENCE SATHORN BANGKOK RECEIVED G-GREEN (GOLD) General—14 Feb 18

We are proud to announce that Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok and Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok have claimed the G-Green (Gold) Award for 2017. The award for being an eco-friendly hotel was presented by General Surasak Karnjanarat, Thailand's

Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit welcomes new General Manager, Mr. Thomas Lifestyle—13 Feb 18

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Thomas Christiansen as a General Manager at Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit and Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok, Sukhumvit Thonglor from 1 February 2018 onwards. Originating from Denmark, Mr.

Photo Release: Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok Receives Asean Mice Venue Standard General—13 Feb 18

Suthikiati Chirathivat (5th left), Chairman of the Board of Director – Centara Hotels & Resorts, recently congratulated to James Robert Wilson (4th left), General Manager of Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, management team and

Fulton County, GA Various Debt Ratings Affirmed And Removed From CreditWatch Stcoks—13 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 12, 2018--S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'AA+' long-term rating on Fulton County, Ga.'s general obligation (GO) debt. Additionally, we affirmed our 'AA+' long-term rating on the Atlanta and Fulton County

Thai Customs Department Welcomed the Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and General—12 Feb 18

On 12 February 2018 at 14.30 hrs., Mr. Kulit Sombatsiri, Director-General of Thai Customs and Thai Customs Executives welcomed the Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom and his

Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok was awarded a ASEAN MICE VENUE STANDARD 2017 Lifestyle—12 Feb 18

The Minister of Tourism and Sports Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat recently presented a certificate of "ASEAN MICE VENUE STANDARD 2017 (Meeting Room Category)" to Mr. Patrick Manthe, General Manager of Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok. The Chatrium Ballroom was

ASCOTT APPOINTS MR. JASON CHEN AS THE GENERAL MANAGER OF SOMERSET EKAMAI General—09 Feb 18

CapitaLand's wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) announces the appointment of Mr. Jason Chen as the General Manager of Somerset Ekamai Bangkok. With over 20 years of hospitality experience, Mr. Chen has previously

Salinas City Elementary School District, CA Debt Ratings Raised One Notch On Improved Financial Stcoks—09 Feb 18

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 8, 2018--S&P Global Ratings raised its underlying rating (SPUR) to 'A+' from 'A' on Salinas City Elementary School District, Calif.'s outstanding general obligation (GO) bonds, and raised its SPUR to 'A'

Malheur County School District No. 8C (Ontario), OR GO Rating Outlook Revised To Negative On Need Stcoks—08 Feb 18

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 7, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook to negative from stable and affirmed its 'A+' underlying rating on Malheur County School District No. 8C (Ontario), Ore.'s series 2010 general obligation (GO)

Mounds View Public Independent School District No. 621, MN#s Series 2018A GO Bonds Assigned #AA# Stcoks—08 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 7, 2018--S&P Global Ratings has assigned its 'AA+' long-term rating and 'AA' underlying rating to Mounds View Public Independent School District (ISD) No. 621, Minn.'s series 2018A general obligation (GO)

Photo Release: Welcoming the Crew of the Duang Jhai Nai Fie Now TV Series to Chatrium Hotel General—07 Feb 18

The General Manager of Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok, Mr. Patrick Manthe (right), recently welcomed Mr. Willie McIntosh (left) and Ms. Gina Yeena Salas (center), on the occasion of the filming of an episode of Channel 3's "Duang Jhai Nai Fie Now" TV

Photo Release: Tata Steel donates 1.25 million baht to aid war veterans General—07 Feb 18

General Sampan Tanyapuch, Director of the War Veterans Organization of Thailand (WVO), recently received a fund of 1.25 million baht from Sirorote Matemanosak, Vice President – Human Resources and Corporate Affairs of Tata Steel (Thailand) Plc. The

Gonzales Independent School District, TX GO Rating Lowered To #A+# On Assessed Value Decline And Stcoks—07 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 6, 2018--S&P Global Ratings lowered its rating on Gonzales Independent School District (ISD), Texas' general obligation (GO) debt to 'A+' from 'AA-'. The outlook is stable. "The downgrade is based on

Las Vegas Valley Water District, NV Various Ratings Raised To #AA+# On Economic Growth And Strong Stcoks—07 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 6, 2018--S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term rating to 'AA+' from 'AA' on Las Vegas Valley Water District, Nev.'s outstanding limited-tax general obligation (GO) water revenue bonds. At the same time,

Outlooks On Mitsui Co. And Subsidiaries Revised Upward To Ratings Stcoks—05 Feb 18

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 5, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said it has revised to stable from negative the outlooks on its long-term corporate credit ratings on Japan-based general trading and investment company Mitsui & Co. Ltd. We

ICAO Secretary General: Aviation Industry is the Promoter and Driver of the Sustainable General—05 Feb 18

China Aviation Daily published an article regarding the importance of aviation industry in the sustainable development of global economy, a view expressed by ICAO Secretary General Liu Fang at the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Civil Aviation.

Photo Release: The Famous Products of Hokkaido Food Festival at Centara Grand at Central Plaza General—05 Feb 18

James Robert Wilson (4th left), General Manager of Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, together with Masaaki Hirano (5th left), Secretary General to the Governor Hokkaido Government, recently presided over the opening of hotel's "Hokkaido

Photo Release: Centara Pattaya Hotel joined Childrens Day 2018 General—05 Feb 18

Management executives and staff members of Centara Pattaya Hotel and Centara Nova Hotel & Spa Pattaya, led by Jonas Sjostedt (left), General Manager to participate the Pattaya's activities and offer an ice cream support on National Children's Day

Photo Release: PTTEP receives the Green Office Award in Excellence Level General—05 Feb 18

PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) represented by Mr. Anusorn Wuthijaroen, Vice President of the Office Facility Management Department receives the Excellent Level (G-Gold) of the Green Office Award 2017 from General Surasak

Joon K. Park has been appointed Hotel Manager at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel Towers, Lifestyle—02 Feb 18

Michael Schlueter, General Manager of Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, proudly announces the appointment of Joon K. Park as Hotel Manager After graduated with Hotel Management Degree from Hotel Institute Montreux Switzerland, Joon K. Park, a

Photo Release: Kantary Hotel, Kabinburi Welcomes the Deputy Director General (Academic) of Land General—02 Feb 18

Kantary Hotel, Kabinburi General Manager Chaiyuth Uttarakam (right) gave a warm welcome to the Deputy Director General (Academic) of Land Development Department Kemkaeng Yutidhammadamrong (left) on his recent stay at Kantary Hotel,

Eastland, TX Limited-Tax GO Outlook Revised To Stable From Positive On Expectations of Persistently Stcoks—02 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 1, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook on Eastland, Texas' limited-tax general obligation (GO) bonds to stable from positive, and affirmed the 'A-' rating on the bonds. "The outlook revision reflects

AIT signs MoU with Department of Industrial Works IT—01 Feb 18

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Industrial Works (DIW), Ministry of Industry, Royal Thai Government. The agreement was signed by Mr. Mongkol Pruekwatana, Director General, DIW,

Sealy, TX GO Rating Lowered To #A+# On Weakened Budgetary Performance And F Outlook Stcoks—01 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 31, 2018--S&P Global Ratings lowered its long-term rating on Sealy, Texas' general obligation (GO) debt outstanding one notch, to 'A+' from 'AA-'. At the same time, we lowered our rating on the city's

CAPELLA HOTEL GROUP APPOINTS JOHN BLANCO AS GENERAL MANAGER OF CAPELLA Lifestyle—31 Jan 18

John Blanco has been appointed as the General Manager of Capella Bangkok, which is scheduled to open in the last quarter of 2018. Located along the rejuvenated Chao Phraya River waterfront promenade, Capella Bangkok offers 101 rooms, suites and villas

Standards Accreditation General—31 Jan 18

Mr. Montree Tangtermsirikul (2nd from left), General Manager of SGS (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, recently presented ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Accreditation Certificate to Mr. Jeerasage