Friday October 19, 2018 18:36

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Siam Commercial Bank reported Baht 10.5 billion net profit for the third quarter of 2018 and Baht 33.0 billion for the first nine months of 2018 Stcoks—19 Oct 18

Siam Commercial Bank and its subsidiaries announced total operating income of Baht 104.4 billion, a 2.5% yoy increase, for the first nine months of 2018. This positive income growth was achieved despite the digital transaction fee waiver. Operating

Merck Announces Agreement to Sell Amnis(R) Flow Cytometry and Guava(R) Technologies Businesses to Luminex Corporation IT—19 Oct 18

DARMSTADT, Germany--19 Oct--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

Merck, the vibrant science and technology company, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell its Flow Cytometry unit to Luminex Corporation for EUR62.5 million.[1] The closing of the transaction, expected by the end of 2018, is subject to customary closing conditions.

Upon completion of the transaction, Luminex will own the flow cytometry platforms Amnis(R) and Guava(R) and the associated reagents under those brands. This includes a portfolio of leading technologies serving the research space. Merck continues to actively manage its comprehensive portfolio by tapping into innovation and placing it in the best hands to continuously drive value for customers.

"This is an exciting opportunity for both of our organizations and I would like to extend my sincerest thanks to our committed colleagues," said Udit Batra, member of the Merck Executive Board and CEO, Life Science. "Luminex is a long and trusted partner who has provided a wide range of solutions for clinical diagnostics, pharmaceutical drug discovery and biomedica

Bangkok Bank encourages customers to use digital banking instead of branch counters while Stcoks—19 Oct 18

Bangkok Bank invites customers to use digital channels for transactions to reduce the amount of transactions at their branches in order to save costs and capture new customers. The bank has recently kicked off its project to increase the efficiency of

KASIKORNBANK announces the nine-month period of 2018 net profit of Baht 31,426 Stcoks—19 Oct 18

Mr. Pipit Aneaknithi, President of KASIKORNBANK, said KASIKORNBANK announced net profit for the nine-month period of 2018, KBank and its subsidiaries reported net profit of Baht 31,426 Million, an increase of Baht 2,795 Million or 9.76% over the same

SET announces 79 listed companies for Thailand Sustainability Investment list Stcoks—17 Oct 18

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) announces 79 listed companies with outstanding performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects on the Thailand Sustainability Investment (THSI) list for 2018, an increase of 14 firms from 2017. SET

US protectionism: Significant knock-on effect on trade partners of targeted Properties—16 Oct 18

- Increased protectionism is affecting a large number of economies – both advanced and emerging - Use of import tariffs by the US has doubled since 2009, with a sharp increase between 2016 and 2018. Nevertheless, these tariffs still only account

2018 Golden Week: Alipay Processes 2.2 Times as Many Overseas In-Store Transactions, Compared to IT—11 Oct 18

Following China's week-long Golden Week holiday (October 1 to 7), with Alipay's increasing presence across key global destinations, overseas spending through the app continued to increase, compared to the same period last year. As part of the holiday

RS stocks receive great feedback after meeting with Japanese corporations as investors are Stcoks—09 Oct 18

RS stocks attract a lot of interest after meeting with Japanese investors. It has become one of the top growth stock options, and it is expected that foreign corporate investors will increase after its new business Multi-platform Commerce (MPC) becomes a

Thailand Prepares to Assume the ASEAN Chairmanship Stcoks—29 Sep 18

As it prepares to take the ASEAN chairmanship in 2019, Thailand is creating initiatives to increase people-to-people cooperation in the ten member countries to implement the ASEAN Community Vision 2025. "Thailand aims to advance a truly people-centred

Leading Thai visionary investors march into Silicon Valley through Creative Ventures, a US-based Stcoks—03 Oct 18

Creative Ventures, the first US-based venture capital firm founded by a Thai, announced an increase in fund size after a successful first close of its second fund. Aiming at companies with breakthrough technologies, the firm plans to start investing in

People With Diabetes May Achieve Improved Glycaemic Control With Tresiba(R) Versus Glargine U100, Heathcare—02 Oct 18

According to results of a post-hoc analysis people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in clinical practice may achieve improved glycaemic control (HbA1c) with Tresiba(R) (insulin degludec) versus insulin glargine U100, without an increase in

Thailand Prepares to Assume the ASEAN Chairmanship Stcoks—01 Oct 18

As it prepares to take the ASEAN chairmanship in 2019, Thailand is creating initiatives to increase people-to-people cooperation in the ten member countries to implement the ASEAN Community Vision 2025. "Thailand aims to advance a truly people-centred

JTLegend releases iPhoneXs/Xs Max/ XR Guardian Z case of Aesthetic Design Ultimate General—26 Sep 18

Since the launch in 2010, JTLegend as a tech accessory brand has made a drastic increase in sales and continues to grow over the world. To create a better lifestyle for people, JTLegend launches both the most stylish design and beyond military-grade

DHL Express announces its 2019 price adjustments in Thailand General—21 Sep 18

- Rate increase by an average of 4.9% for shipments weighing less than 70Kg, and 5% to 10% for shipments weighting more than 70Kg, effective January 1, 2019 September 21, 2018: DHL Express, the world's leading international express services provider,

Thailand Privilege Card celebrates its 15thAnniversary with Friend of Thailand to increase Lifestyle—21 Sep 18

"Thailand Privilege Card launched its 15thAnniversary party and presented an operative report to show its part in helping the Thai government boost the country's economy and Thai tourism after a66.35% increase in turnover measured over a 10-month period

Dahua surveillance solution guarantees the safety of Recifes subway IT—18 Sep 18

Recife's urban trains system carries around 400 thousand passengers a day – it is the third largest railway operator in number of users in Brazil. To ensure a safe journey for passengers, it is imperative to increase the subway security with modern

VCOM to invest approximately 200 million baht to acquire I-SECURE to strengthen its integrated IT—18 Sep 18

a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP), to expand its integrated service channels and customers base to the country's leading organizations. "Narong Intanate", Chairman, said this should help increase the proportion of service revenue to 40% from 35%

foodpanda Thailand reveals a 25% increase in the total orders among university students in IT—12 Sep 18

According to a study conducted by foodpanda, there is an increase of 25% in the food ordering habits among students in 2018 as compared to the 2017 data - reflecting the preference for convenient lifestyle among Thai young adults Korean fried chicken and

Fitch: ThaiBev#s Larger Issuance Won#t Affect Rating on Bond Stcoks—11 Sep 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited says there will be no rating impact on the 'AA(tha)' rating on Thai Beverage Public Company Limited's (ThaiBev, BBB-/AA(tha)/Stable) new senior unsecured debentures after the company increased the size of the issuance to

JWDs intl seafood storage sustainability certifications win customer trust, drive 55,000sq.m. cold Stcoks—11 Sep 18

JWD declared its success in the cold storage segment as the international licences and certificates acquired increased customer confidence and led to the occupancy ratio of its cold storage plants (55,000sq.m.) as at the end of Q2 reaching 88%. It also

Department of Industrial Promotion teams up with SCB to strengthen SME 4.0 using technology to Stcoks—10 Sep 18

The Ministry of Industry's Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) has teamed up with Siam Commercial Bank to announce joint cooperation in supporting and promoting the transformation of SMEs into the 4.0 era and encouraging increased use of digital

Photo Release: SCB SME partners with LINE@ to boost business and opportunities for SME Stcoks—06 Sep 18

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has partnered with LINE Thailand to increase business opportunities for SMEs in the digital era, with LINE@ privileges available at all SCB Business Centers in Bangkok. LINE@ is an effective digital business platform very

M-150 receives Asias Most Trusted Brand 2018 award, building brand recognition on the global Business—05 Sep 18

Mr. Petch Osathanugrah, Chairman of the Executive Committee and CEO of Osotspa Public Company Limited, said, "Osotspa takes pride in M-150, which has received positive feedback and has increased trust with both Thai and international customers. We were

Thai travellers expected to deliver the highest increase in spend, according to Visa Stcoks—05 Sep 18

Thai travellers' spending is expected to see the largest jump compared to Asian and global average when it comes to amount of money intended to spend for next trip, according to Visa's Global Travel Intentions Study (the "Study"). The Study examines

Thai travellers expected to deliver the highest increase in spend, according to Visa Stcoks—05 Sep 18

Thai travellers' spending is expected to see the largest jump compared to Asian and global average when it comes to amount of money intended to spend for next trip, according to Visa's Global Travel Intentions Study (the "Study"). The Study examines

Photo Release: SCB and EGAT cooperate on digital technology for cash Stcoks—04 Sep 18

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to increase operational efficiency through digital technology and innovation. The agreement will see SCB bringing advanced

The 26th Food Hotel Thailand Returns as a Stage for Visitors to Discover Premium Solutions from Stcoks—31 Aug 18

- With 20% increase in space, the region's premier Food & Hospitality trade event can showcase more products and services, and provide more opportunities to connect with leading industry players This 5 to 8 September, Food & Hotel Thailand (FHT)

Chinas Belt and Road Initiative will boost tourism, transport and trade with Lifestyle—30 Aug 18

The Thai tourism industry will be a major beneficiary of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as the Royal Thai Government moves rapidly to take advantage of the increased investment and trade opportunities it will create, not just within Thailand but

Honor Revolutionary GPU Turbo Boosts Mobile Speed IT—29 Aug 18

Honor announced GPU Turbo today, a revolutionary graphics processing acceleration technology. With hardware-software integration, GPU Turbo dramatically increases graphics processing efficiency of mobile phones, providing global users with a smoother and

CIMB Group chalks a record RM3.29 billion 1H18 Net Profit Stcoks—29 Aug 18

- 1H18 record net profit of RM3.29 billion (+44.0% Y-o-Y) bolstered by RM928 million gain on sale of 20% of CPAM and 10% of CPIAM, which also increased ROE to 11.5% and reduced CIR to 46.1% - On BAU basis, 1H18 net profit was RM2.36 billion, translating