Thursday January 23, 2020 16:18

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Next-Generation Miniaturized Rubidium Atomic Clock Improves Performance and adds Features without IT—23 Jan 20

- Microchip releases MAC-SA5X, enhancing its Miniature Atomic Clock (MAC) technology to deliver wider temperature range and rapid warm-up time As reliance on precise frequency and timing increases due to the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)

CIMB THAIs net profit for 2019 surges 216-fold from 2018 to THB 1,501.6 Stcoks—22 Jan 20

- Provisions decreased by 48.7% YoY resulting from remedial actions to improve the assets quality. - Operating income increased by THB 472.5 million to THB 14.2 billion YoY. - Higher net interest income of THB 160.6 million YoY. - Net fee and service

Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Reach $3.9 Trillion in 2020 Businesses Revisit IT Spending as IT—21 Jan 20

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2020, an increase of 3.4% from 2019, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Global IT spending is expected to cross into $4 trillion territory next year. "Although political

The drought season will not be dry as Tops and Family Mart offer Discount for the Nation to stand Events—20 Jan 20

The drought situation is expected to be more severe than before, and many are concerned that water products will increase in price. Central Food Retail Group, the operator of Central Food Hall, Tops, Family Mart and Matsumoto Kiyoshi, leading food stores

Call for Application for 2020 Tsinghua Amgen Scholars Program General—16 Jan 20

The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) is an international program funded by the Amgen Foundation with the direction of Harvard University, aiming to increase research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the field of biomedical science.

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2019 Stcoks—15 Jan 20

QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2019. Net Profit for the year ended 31 December 2019 reached QAR14.4 billion (USD3.9 billion), an increase of 4%

Board of Investment Unveils Thailand 2019 Investment Applications Worth USD25bn, Higher than Events—14 Jan 20

The total value of investment applications received by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) for the full year 2019 reached 756.1 billion baht (about USD25 billion), above the 750 billion baht target, while the number of projects submitted increased 7%

Four Million Merchants Outside Mainland China Accept UnionPay Mobile Stcoks—02 Jan 20

UnionPay International (UPI) announced today that there are 28.5 million merchants outside mainland China accepting UnionPay cards. Among these merchants, four million support UnionPay mobile payment services too, an increase of about one million

Despite rising trade barriers business leaders plan to increase investment in Asia Stcoks—30 Dec 19

- A third of business leaders surveyed by PwC (37%) say advanced automation and AI are top strategic priorities in the next two years - Over 80% 0f business leaders in the region increasing spend on upskilling - Asia Pacific business leaders call for

FTREIT Announces Second Capital Increase Worth 3 Billion Baht in January Events—27 Dec 19

- Frasers Property Industrial REIT Management (Thailand) Company Limited ("FIRM") annouced the offering of additional trust units for the second capital increase of Frasers Property Thailand Industrial Freehold & Leasehold REIT ("FTREIT") by mean of

Photo Release: Umay+ celebrated a new Branch Opening at The Mall Ngamwongwan Events—27 Dec 19

Mr. Hitoshi Yokohama, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and executives of EASY BUY PLC., a financial service provider of Umay+ card presided over the opening ceremony of a new Umay+ branch. This new Umay+ branch opened to increase service channel,

General Government Fiscal Balance Report (GFS Basis) : The Fiscal Year Stcoks—26 Dec 19

In the fiscal year 2019 (October 2018 – September 2019), general government revenue was 3,522,825 million Baht, which was 71,169 million Baht (2.1 percent) higher from the previous year. The increase was mainly due to the increases in the revenue

Johnson Controls appoints new leadership team in Southeast Asia to capture growing demand for smart Properties—02 Dec 19

Johnson Controls, a global leader in building technologies and solutions, is growing its presence in Southeast Asia with appointments of senior leadership to increase the company's foothold in the region's smart buildings market. "Southeast Asia region

IMPACT Speed Park celebrates 3 years of success, revealing over 75 million baht in revenue with Automotive—11 Dec 19

"IMPACT Speed Park", a world class go kart facility managed by IMPACT Exhibition Management Company Limited, has generated a revenue of over 75 million baht over the past three years of operations and saw an increase of 20% in tourist visitors compared

Volvo Trucks Presents Heavy-duty Electric Concept Trucks for Construction Operations and Regional General—11 Dec 19

How can the environmental and climate impact of heavy goods traffic be reduced while the demand for transport continues to increase? Volvo Trucks, having recently started sales of electric trucks for urban transport, believes that electrification can

Deloitte Globals latest Women in the Boardroom report highlights slow progress for gender Events—06 Dec 19

Deloitte Global's sixth edition of Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective reports that women hold just 16.9 percent of board seats globally, a 1.9 percent increase from the report's last edition published in 2017. The numbers underscore a

Korn Ferry 2020 Salary Forecast Estimates 5.0% Salary Increase for Stcoks—04 Dec 19

A forecast issued today by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) estimates that salary growth for Thailand is at 5.0 percent for 2020, which is slightly lower compared to the average salary increment forecast for Asia at 5.3 percent. After accounting for an inflation

Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G subscriptions to top 2.6 billion by end of IT—04 Dec 19

- 5G to cover up to 65 percent of the world's population by the end of 2025 and handle 45 percent of global mobile data traffic - Smartphone users to consume a global average of 24 GB per month in 2025 from 7.2 GB currently, as video usage increases and

Latest International Study Shows Aesthetic Surgery Continues to Rise Heathcare—04 Dec 19

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) released the results of their annual International Survey on Aesthetic/Cosmetic Procedures today, which showed an overall increase of 5.4% in cosmetic procedures completed in

Multi-sectoral collaboration is key to safer roads National accident research programs to serve as General—28 Nov 19

- Accident research increases understanding of what causes accidents and offers insights on how to prevent them - Driver and rider error or misbehaviour is the leading cause of road accidents worldwide - Active safety systems can significantly reduce

Krungsri Auto reaffirms leadership in auto finance for auto shows Participating in Motor Expo in Stcoks—28 Nov 19

Krungsri Auto, a leader in automotive finance under Bank of Ayudhya PCL, announced outstanding achievements in both new lending volume growth and increased brand recognition from its auto finance service offerings at auto shows nationwide. Aiming to

Jetstar introduces New Option to Top Up Carry-on To 14 kgs Lifestyle—27 Nov 19

Jetstar customers can now increase their carry-on allowance to 14kgs with the launch of a new carry-on 7kg top-up option. Passengers flying Jetstar already receive 7kgs of carry-on baggage included in their Starter Fare and the new paid option lets

The quest for health and a natural look boosts sales of beauty products in General—27 Nov 19

- Image conscious men increase use of skincare products and colossal opportunity remains for brands to extend footprint with 'male only' variants - The report findings show that personalised and customised product ranges will be more critical in

Remitly, Xpress Money Partner to Expand Cross-border Money Transfer Stcoks—21 Nov 19

Remitly, the online remittance service used by nearly two million people, and Xpress Money, a Finablr company, have come together to increase cross-border payout options for customers in Asia and Africa. This partnership leverages Xpress Money's global

Central Pattana Plc. spends 400 million baht to create the theme park THE KINGDOM OF HAPPINESS at Lifestyle—19 Nov 19

- Emphasizing being the World-Class Best-in-Asia Festive Destination, covering 34 campaigns in the country and abroad with '6 Super Boosters', pushing Q4 with more than 100 events to the end of the year, with an aim to increase traffic by 20% - Campaign

Agoda announces the winners of its 11th annual Gold Circle Awards New criteria added for 2019 General—19 Nov 19

More than 1,900 hotel partners in 37 markets have won this year's Agoda Gold Circle Award, an increase of 300 hotels and four markets since 2018. Thailand has once again topped the country winners' league table with 366 hotels presented with the Agoda

AIS Fibre reports 2019 Third-Quarter results, growing stronger than the market Becomes the leader Events—15 Nov 19

AIS Fibre, a provider of high-speed broadband internet, on pure Fibre optic 100% network, which began service since April 2015 and continuously committed to improving the quality of fixed-broadband internet for Thais. Until now, AIS Fibre is the leading

CPF reports better-than-expected Q3 earnings Events—14 Nov 19

Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF) reported Bt6,062 million earnings in the third quarter, an increase by 23% from the same period last year. The earnings increased despite lower sales revenue. In the quarter, sale revenue totaled Bt132,597 million,

FTREIT announces distribution of 0.6680 per unit for FY2019, records revenue of 2,807 million Baht, Stcoks—14 Nov 19

- FTREIT's total revenue for the fiscal year 2019, from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019, was 2,807.1 million Baht, a 30.9% increase y-o-y. - Announced a distribution of 0.1670 Baht per unit for Q4, bringing full year dividend for FY2019 to 0.6680

Tealium Launches Private Cloud to Help Organizations Maintain Unparalleled Data Security in the General—13 Nov 19

- Tealium's latest innovation provides customers with a private cloud providing increased security and data privacy. Tealium, the trusted leader in real-time customer data orchestration, announces today the launch of Tealium Private Cloud, the first