Monday August 21, 2017 13:35

STRENGTH Press Releases

PCCWs OTT international media and entertainment business brings in Hony, Foxconn and Temasek as investors Further fueling growth and innovation of Viu and other OTT services in Asia and beyond IT—16 Aug 17

PCCW Media is introducing Hony Capital (Hony), Foxconn Ventures (Foxconn) and Temasek as investors of PCCW International OTT (Cayman Islands) Holdings Limited (PCCW OTT). This strategic investment will strengthen PCCW OTT's ability to enhance its core

Indorama Ventures Acquires DuraFiber Technologies Stcoks—15 Aug 17

Bangkok--15 Aug--Indorama Ventures
Accelerating Growth in IVL's Automotive and Industrial Sectors
Complementary addition to IVL's Automotive Segment, further strengthening its leading position in US$ 10 billion+ automotive fiber market.
A complete portfolio of tire cord fabric products makes IVL the leading fiber partner for the automotive industry.
Gains significant presence in Mexico (Americas) and European markets.
Synergies across product lines and markets in IVL core business and site integration with IVL Mexico.
Delivers immediate value accretion.

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire DuraFiber Technologies Mexico Operations, S. A. DE C. V. (DFT), a leading Mexican producer of durable technical textiles for industrial, tire reinforcement, and specialty applications globally. DFT's Queretaro plant in Mexico (co-sited with IVL Mexico) has a capacity to produce a total of 37,500 tonnes/ annum of PET High Modulus Low Shrinkage (PET HMLS), PET Heavy Denier Industrial (PET HDI) and Nylon 6 fully-integrated into tire cord fabrics and industrial and industrial textiles. Its products are used in a wide range of applications including reinforcement for conveyor belts, hoses, single-ply roofin

TOG Recovers in Q2, New Products Upgrade for International Customers Stcoks—15 Aug 17

TOG recovers in quarter 2, new products upgrade to respond to customers worldwide. The Company expects increasing orders for optical lenses from the Europe and Asia Pacific Regions. The Company continues to expand its customer base, and strengthening the

Task Force Recommends Steps to Tackle Gender-Based Violence in World Bank-Supported Stcoks—09 Aug 17

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2017— In a new report released today, the Global Gender-Based Violence Task Force recommended specific, fundamental steps to strengthen the World Bank's capacity to identify, mitigate, and prevent risk of sexual exploitation

Rapha Strengthens Leadership Position and Growth Ambitions With Investment From Stcoks—08 Aug 17

Cycling lifestyle brand Rapha is delighted to announce that US-based RZC Investments is now the majority shareholder in the business. Rapha has been owned since launch by Simon Mottram and a group of founder shareholders, including lead investor, Active

NEW PRODUCT : FOCUS SUPER GLASS กระจกกันรอยแข็งแกร่ง แข็งแรงขั้นสุด ไอที—07 Aug 17

FOCUS SUPER GLASS กระจกกันรอยแข็งแกร่งพิเศษ ด้วยนวัตกรรม STRENGTH PLUS TECHNOLOGY เพิ่มประสิทธิภาพการปกป้องหน้าจอสมาร์ทโฟนของคุณให้แข็งแกร่งมากยิ่งขึ้น มาพร้อมคุณสมบัติสุดแกร่ง โดนเด่นในเรื่องความยืดหยุ่น (SUPER FLEX), รองรับแรงกระแทก (SUPER STRONG),

Liverpool Victoria Group Entities Ratings General Insurance Subsidiaries Outlook Revised To Stcoks—04 Aug 17

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) Aug. 4, 2017--S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook on Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co. Ltd. (LVIC) and Highway Insurance Co. Ltd. (HICO) to positive from stable. We affirmed our 'BBB+' insurer financial strength

Expedia Deepens Partnership with Traveloka Stcoks—31 Jul 17

- Expedia Makes Equity Investment in Traveloka, a Leading SE Asian Online Travel Company and Strengthens Hotel Supply Relationship; Traveloka Raises Approximately $500 Million within the Last Year Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Traveloka Holding

TRIGO Doubles Size in Aerospace Quality Services by Joining Forces with Spanish Leader MAVE General—31 Jul 17

TRIGO has acquired 100% of the capital of MAVE AERONAUTICA from founder Joaquin Arregui and other shareholders. This transaction is a major step in TRIGO's consolidation strategy in the European aerospace quality services market. It will strengthen

IMF Executive Board Approves Proposal for a New Policy Coordination Stcoks—27 Jul 17

On July 14, 2017 the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the establishment of a new non-financing Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) to further strengthen the Global Financial Safety Net (GFSN) and enhance the

Dusit International names Prateek Kumar as Regional Vice President EMEA Lifestyle—21 Jul 17

Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International has appointed Mr Prateek Kumar as Regional Vice President – EMEA region, responsible for strengthening Dusit's operations and supporting development efforts in Europe, the Middle East

Uzbekistan-Based Ipoteka Bank #B+/B# Ratings Affirmed On Strengthening Capi Outlook Stcoks—19 Jul 17

MOSCOW (S&P Global Ratings) July 19, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'B+/B' long- and short-term counterparty credit ratings on Uzbekistan-based Ipoteka Bank JSCM. The outlook is stable. We removed the ratings from CreditWatch, where

Avnet Honoured with 13 IPE Supplier Awards in a Row IT—19 Jul 17

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT ), a leading global technology distributor, has hit double digit figures in awards won over the last four months, taking home 13 supplier awards and marking a momentous start to 2017 as it continues to strengthen its foothold in

PTT Signs the Second Integrity Pact, Strengthening Anti-Corruption Energy—18 Jul 17

Today (18 July 2017), General Anantaporn Kanjanarat, Minister of Energy presided over the signing ceremony of memorandums of understanding (MoUs) regarding an adoption of Integrity Pact for the Fifth Transmission Pipeline Project (Phase 2) and the new

Vietnams Economy Shows Fundamental Strength, with Stable and Positive Medium Term Stcoks—14 Jul 17

Hanoi, July 13, 2017 – Amidst strengthening recovery in the global economy since late 2016, Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 5.7 percent during the first half 2017, while inflation has so far moderated and core inflation remains

PTTEP reveals success stories of Bongkot Strengthening Thailands energy security for over the past Energy—13 Jul 17

· Vital source of energy supply while creating extensive value chain for the Thai economy, currently supplies 30% of domestic natural gas production and contributes over THB 240 billion to the national income. · A crucial turning point in

eBay Strengthens its Leadership in Global E-Commerce, Unveils Business Strategies to Encourage IT—13 Jul 17

eBay, a leader in global e-commerce, has launched a new global brand platform called "Fill Your Cart With Color" targeting the millennial generation. The new brand platform celebrates individuality by harnessing the power of personalization and eBay's

Tajikistan Aims to Better Protect People and Property from Natural Disasters and Climate Stcoks—11 Jul 17

WASHINGTON DC, July 10, 2017 – The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$50 million from the International Development Association for the Strengthening Critical Infrastructure Against Natural Hazards Project in Tajikistan.

Mozambique: Paving the Way towards Sustainable Forests Stcoks—11 Jul 17

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2017—Today, the World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) signed the $6 million agreement to support the Government of Mozambique in its efforts to strengthen the sustainable management of its forest sector,

Photo Release: Daimler strengthens commitment to Thailand as it expands its Fuso brand and appoints Automotive—07 Jul 17

Photo shows: (left to right) Apisit Taisedtawatkul - General Manager Sales & Marketing - Daimler Commercial Vehicles Thailand, Ralf-Christian Erler - General Manager Commercial Vehicles - Mercedes-Benz Thailand, Sascha Ricanek – CEO Daimler

Ratings On Gulf Insurance Group Raised To #A-# As Integrated Operating GIRI Ratings Outlooks Stcoks—05 Jul 17

DUBAI (S&P Global Ratings) July 5, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today raised to 'A-' from 'BBB+' its insurer financial strength and counterparty credit ratings on Kuwait-based Gulf Insurance Group K.S.C.P. (GIG). At the same time, we affirmed our

Lufthansa Group appointed Stefan Molnar as new General Manager Sales in Thailand and strengthens Lifestyle—05 Jul 17

· Effective mid-May 2017, Mr. Molnar leads passenger airlines sales in Thailand, Vietnam and the Mekong region · Lufthansa is the first European carrier to fly A380 to Bangkok Stefan Molnar is responsible for all sales and marketing

Major Chinese construction conglomerate CITIC to invest with PACE Plan for future projects on Stcoks—04 Jul 17

PACE Development Corporation Plc., or "PACE" today announces its partnership with CITIC Construction International (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a major Chinese construction conglomerate with solid financial strength and a proven track record in construction of

Big boss delighted with RSs transformation Health and beauty business growing strong alongside Stcoks—04 Jul 17

RS has proven its ability once again by achieving its business goals. Channel 8 is expected to reach No.4 by the end of this year, while LifeStar health and beauty business grows by 600%, boosting the company's strength and stability. The roadshows have

Korean Reinsurance Co. #A# Rating Affirmed Amid Weakening Capital Buffers From Outlook Stcoks—30 Jun 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) June 30, 2017--S&P Global Ratings said today that it had affirmed its 'A' long-term local currency insurer financial strength and its counterparty credit ratings on Korean Reinsurance Co. The outlook is stable. We

MDA National Insurance Pty Ltd. #A-# Ratings Withdrawn At Issuer#s Stcoks—30 Jun 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) June 30, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said it has withdrawn its 'A-' financial strength and issuer credit ratings on MDA National Insurance Pty Ltd. (MDANI) at the issuer's request. At the time of the withdrawal,

Sri Lanka-Owned Reforms Key to Drive Economic Growth Stcoks—30 Jun 17

COLOMBO, June 29, 2017— Sri Lankan Government led reforms to improve competitiveness, maintain macro-fiscal stability and strengthen institutions, with broad support in the country, are key to robust economic growth, job creation and poverty

Thailand Cybersecurity Week 2017 Opened to Protect Against Cyber Threats Strengthen Thailands IT—28 Jun 17

With the focus on promoting cybersecurity, the "Thailand Cybersecurity Week 2017" as a substantive result of government-private-public sector cooperation aims to increase awareness about continuously and severely growing cyber threats among Thais. It


Strengthening its position as a major hospitality brand in Southeast Asia, Swiss-Belhotel International has returned to the Philippines with the launch of Valero Grand Suites by Swiss-Belhotel in the capital's financial and business hub. The four-star

MBIA Mexico Outlook Revised To Stable From Negative On The Same Action On The Parent, #CCC# And Stcoks—28 Jun 17

MEXICO CITY (S&P Global Ratings) June 27, 2017--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook on MBIA Mexico S.A. de C.V. to stable from negative. We also affirmed our 'CCC' global scale counterparty credit and financial strength ratings and our 'mxCCC'